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Workshops

Many writing workshops are eligible for the Laurier Experience Record. For more information on eligible workshops, contact studentsuccess@wlu.ca.

Writing Services will be conducting the following one-hour workshops for undergraduate students throughout the Fall of 2022:

Transitioning to University Level Writing

  • Tuesday, September 20th - 1pm
  • Tuesday, October 4th - 11am

Thesis Statements and Topic Sentences

  • Wednesday, September 28th - 2pm
  • Wednesday, October 26th - 2pm

Grammar Fundamentals

  • Wednesday, November 9th - 11am (Waterloo Campus, 2nd floor of Peters Building, Room P224)
  • Thursday, December 1st - 2pm

Writing Essay Exams

  • Thursday, December 8th - 2pm
  • Friday, December 9th - 12pm

You can register for one or more of these workshops through the Student Success Portal.

Unless otherwise noted, all workshops will be conducted through Zoom (available to students on all campuses). 

All ASPIRE writing workshops for the 2022-23 academic year will be conducted online via Zoom and are open to students on all campuses. You can register for these workshops through the Student Success Portal. All workshops are one hour in length.

Transitioning to Graduate Level Writing

  • Thursday, September 29th - 11am

Engaging with Sources

  • Thursday, October 6th - 12pm

Writing a Literature Review

  • Wednesday, October 12th - 12pm

Writing Clearly and Concisely

  • Thursday, November 10th - 2pm

Writing with Inclusive Language

  • Monday, November 14th - 2pm

APA 7 Citations

  • Thursday, December 8th, 12pm

 

Scholarship Writing Workshop Series

Are you in graduate school or thinking about going? If so, you may want to consider applying for an academic scholarship. We offer a highly acclaimed series of presentations, the Scholarship Proposal Writing workshops, to help you write successful scholarship proposals.

In these workshops, we give you the tools you need to approach scholarship proposal writing with confidence. Working from samples of winning Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), and Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) proposals written by graduate students, we will examine common features of successful proposals, and we will teach you how to apply these writing strategies in your own proposal.

These workshops are open to all current and potential graduate students at Laurier as well as undergraduate students who may be applying for these awards. Although each workshop has an emphasis, students are welcome to attend any session listed.

The following Scholarship Proposal Writing workshops will be offered in the Fall of 2022:

  • Wednesday, August 17th, 2022 - 2-3:30pm 
  • Thursday, August 25th, 2022 - 10-11:30am 
  • Thursday, September 15th, 2022 - 2-3:30pm 
  • Friday, September 30th, 2022 - 10-11:30am 
  • Monday, October 3rd, 2022 - 3-4:30pm

All workshops will be conducted via Zoom. You can register for these workshops through the Student Success Portal.

WRITING CERTIFICATE

The Writing Certificate, run by Writing Services, has students participate in individual sessions to systematically develop effecting skills in academic writing. You are eligible to receive the Writing Certificate if you have attended and completed at least two writing workshops and two writing appointments during your studies at Laurier.

If you would like to register for a writing workshop and/or book a writing appointment you can do so at our Student Success Portal

If you have any questions, you can contact Writing Services 

Available in Waterloo and Brantford.