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Academic writing

You probably spend a lot of time writing - emails, texts, shopping lists, letters to friends, filling in forms etc. For each of these, you will use a different style of writing, choosing whichever is appropriate for the purpose and the people you are writing for. 

Student writing assignmentThe style of writing you will be expected to use for academic work is likely to be different to other styles you use every day. It is part of your academic training to learn how to write in this more formal style - it demonstrates discipline and thoughtfulness, and is important to communicate your ideas clearly. These pages offer advice on developing your academic writing.  

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Our next Writing Cafe will focus on:

Structuring your writing: controlling your ideas for a better discussion

Wed 29 Oct, 2.00-3.30 pm 

Carrington 201

This session will focus on ways to structure your academic writing, including deciding on a structure and planning your writing. Bring along any writing you are working on for practice.

All welcome, no need to book.

 

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