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The University of Waterloo Writing and Communication Centre is a hub of communication and writing practice, support, and research on campus. Writing a paper? Designing a portfolio? Giving a presentation? We're here to help you to work through all stages of the communication process. Check out our service video or click on a link below to learn more about our services.

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  1. Aug. 12, 2021Now Hiring!
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    We're currently seeking a STEM Writing and Communication Advisor for undergraduates. Using a range of research-supported pedagogical strategies, the STEM Writing and Communication Advisor mainly teaches and supports undergraduate students in individua

  2. Aug. 6, 2021Introducing New Workshop: Statements of Positionality
    New Workshop: Statements of Positionality

    The Writing and Communication Centre (WCC) has a new workshop geared towards graduate students. This informative workshop is designed to teach graduate students about statements of positionality.

  3. July 23, 2021New Organizational Structure for the Writing and Communication Centre!

    By Clare Bermingham, Director

    The Writing and Communication Centre (WCC) has recently finalized a staff re-structuring to bring our organizational structure in line with our range of activities.  

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  1. July 9, 2021Top 6 COVID-19 Prompts to Ace Your Next Virtual Interview
    Top 6 Covid-19 Prompts to Ace Your Next Virtual Interview Banner

    Going digital is the new normal. This could be about moving in-person services to the virtual space or adjusting from on-location work to remote work. As the world is adapting to the pandemic by transitioning online, we must also adapt our skills and job search to this change as well. This includes having to do co-op placements or jobs at home on your computers and having to be interviewed for those positions virtually with answers that highlight your digital skills.

    Below we have compiled some key interview questions with helpful answers to get you through the interview successfully.

  2. Jan. 18, 2021Interview with UW’s award-winning graduate student presenter, Nikolay Videnov
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    Last semester, Nikolay Videnov won the Best Presenter award at the University of Waterloo and the University of Strathclyde’s Virtual Research Colloquium. We love to see UW students succeed at presentations, so we thought we’d reach out and have a short conversation about how that presentation came together, and to pick Nikolay’s brain about the process.  

  3. Oct. 8, 2020Find the “write” balance this Reading Week
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    Hey, it’s fall reading week! The weather is getting cooler. Time to curl up with your laptop and a cup of tea, and spend some time getting caught up on your work. What do you have on your plate?

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