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Staff Listing

Waterloo Campus

Our two writing consultants, Jordana Garbati, PhD and James Southworth, PhD, supervise the tutoring program at the Writing Centre, conduct in-class writing workshops, and meet with graduate students to develop their writing and ideas.

Our skilled team of undergraduate and graduate student tutors provide writing feedback to students from all disciplines on a one-on-one basis.

Brantford Campus

Writing and Study Skills Services at Laurier’s Brantford campus has two professional staff members, Jenna Olender, manager, and Karley Doucette, writing and learning support coordinator, who both provide in-class and general campus workshops and specialized writing and learning support.

Jenna meets with graduating and graduate students to help them enhance their academic and writing skills, and Karley provides specialized learning and writing support for English language learners, students struggling academically, and for students referred for learning strategy consultations. In addition, Jenna and Karley oversee the facilitated study grouppeer mentor, and peer language support programs for the campus.

Throughout the fall and winter terms, our team of peer mentors will be available to meet with you to help with writing and study skills.

Contact Us: Writing Support


T: 519.884.0710 x2220
Office Location: DAWB 1-102

Office Hours:

Winter 2018:

Appointments (January 15th to April 6th, 2018)

Monday 1 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Drop-in (January 18th to April 5th, 2018)
Thursday 10a.m. - 6 p.m. (no appointment required)

Blog: Laurier Writing


T: 519.756.8228 x5736
Office Location: 45 Market St.

Office Hours:

Winter 2018:

Monday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Tuesday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Wednesday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Drop-in on Tuesdays from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Blog: Learning Better at Laurier Brantford