The Writing Centre offers advice and guidance on academic writing, critical thinking and analysis skills, developing effective study habits and communication skills.

Writing support

Book an appointment for personalised guidance to develop your academic writing and critical analysis skills.

Book writing appointment (UG, PGT)

Book writing appointment (PGR)

We can't proof-read/check your work or help with module content.

Academic writing guide

Our online Academic Writing practical guide is packed full of guides, tutorials and videos to help you develop all aspects of academic writing.

Advice covers style, structure, critical analysis, planning and much more!

Available online, any time you need it.

Academic Writing: a Practical Guide

Watch https://youtu.be/SfTqmUWCrr4 on YouTube

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Study coaching

Discuss your current approach to academic life and learning for ideas to help you develop your study skills and strategies. 

Book study coaching session

Credit-bearing modules

Develop the communication skills needed in the modern workplace.

Modules are available as an elective for 3rd-year undergraduate students, and for visiting or exchange students.

To apply, complete the Elective module form (MS Word , 46kb) and send it to karon.rickatson@york.ac.uk.