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Meet the Winter 2019 Co-ops

Introducing the Winter 2019 undergraduate Peer Tutors:

Introducing your Fall 2018 Peer Tutors

Now that the new term has started, our four co-op students have arrived and are ready to help out at drop-ins and appointments!  Learn more about our new co-op students.

5 reasons to visit the Writing and Communication Centre

Writing and Communication Centre in a quilt

​​​Writing is a necessary skill no matter your program or academic year. Fortunately, most universities and colleges offer a free resource centre for assistance with improving this skill. If you ever struggle or need a helping hand with academic writing, the Writing and Communication Centre (WCC) is the place to be! If you still aren't convinced, here are five reasons to visit us. 

Introducing Spring 2018's co-op student

Now that the new term has started, our new co-op student has arrived and is ready to help out at drop-ins and appointments!  Learn more about our new co-op student.

Introducing this term's co-op students

Catharina, Kate, and Ariel

Now that the new term has started, our three co-ops have arrived and are ready to help out at drop-ins and appointments!  Learn more about our new co-op students.

Lessons from being a peer tutor

helping others

Since starting at the Writing and Communication Centre in May, I have learned numerous things about myself as a teacher and a student. Despite having a background in teaching, this was an entirely new style of teaching. In the past I had been a dance teacher, crew trainer and a choreographer, and while these all entailed certain skills in patience, communication, leadership and collaboration, having the opportunity to work in this position has only furthered these skills.

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