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Writing Centre

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The Writing Centre offers advice and guidance on:

  • academic writing - from planning an assignment to the finishing touches
  • critical thinking and analysis skills
  • developing effective study habits
  • effective communication

We also work with our friends in the Academic Skills Community to help you develop the key study skills you need to succeed.

Contact

For questions or information, get in touch at writing-language-skills@york.ac.uk 

Location: the first floor of the Harry Fairhurst Building (find us in the Library floorplan):

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Covid-19 Secure

Academic skills support is available online, including 1:1 appointments, workshops and online resources you can use at any time.

Some support is also available on-campus, in line with government guidelines (subject to change). Respect the community by abiding by distancing arrangements, sanitising protocols and face covering requirements.

Writing support

Book a 1:1 appointment for personal advice and guidance on your written work.

Study coaching

Book a 1:1 coaching appointment for study confidence and success.

Credit-bearing modules

Develop your writing and communication skills as part of your degree.

Academic Skills Community

We're working together to help develop your academic, language and communication skills through:

  • online resources you can access any time
  • skills development workshops
  • community groups

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