For Students - Presentations and Workshops

We offer a series of free presentations and workshops to help you become a more effective writer and the most successful student you can be. In 2020-21, all presentations will be given as Live Events through Teams. Simply the relevant link to attend the session. Recordings of the presentations (without the discussion at the end) will be made available through the Writing Centre on Acorn.

Fall 2020 Presentations

Tuesday, October 6 @ 4pm: How to Get an A: Tips from a Prof

Just got a writing assignment from a professor and don't know where to start? In this session, Dr. Kait Pinder takes you through the writing process and shares tips and tricks for impressing your prof. This presentation will be most helpful to students in first and second years.

Wednesday, October 7 @ 5pm: Writing a Successful Thesis
In this one-hour presentation, Dr. Kait Pinder shares tips and tricks for developing, researching, and completing an Honours or Masters thesis. Particular attention will be paid to the writing process and tips for managing stress. (The content of this session is the same as the Oct. 15 presentation.)
 
Thursday, October 15 @ 7pm: Writing a Successful Thesis (for those who couldn't attend the Oct. 7 presentation)
 
Thursday, November 5 @ 7pm: 5 Steps to Writing Success
When you have an assignment due, do you worry about how you'll get it written? Come to this presentation and Dr. Kait Pinder will give you practical tips on how to manage the writing process so you'll produce great work. She'll use writing an essay as an example, but you can apply the advice to any work that's due. The Guarantee: if you apply even some of the principles she shows you, your work is bound to improve.