Graduate Student Support
We offer services for Master’s or PhD students. Book an individual appointment to discuss research papers, grant applications, theses and dissertations. Graduate students can join a graduate writing group, meet with a dissertation coach, or attend our Dissertation Retreats to develop academic skills specific to graduate education.
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Book an appointment with a graduate support consultant for one-on-one help with academic writing, research, grant applications, dissertation writing, and more.
Want to make real progress, while supported by a distraction free atmosphere and an expert writing tutor who will help you move through any specific writing blocks?
Turn off your phones and notifications for 2 hours and join us for coffee and silent graduate writing sessions. We will not be talking, reading or whispering. We will be writing non-stop for 3 hours. We ask that you arrive on time to minimize interruptions to your peers.
This group meets weekly on Wednesdays from 2pm -5 pm and Thursdays from 12 pm to 2 pm. Please note, you must register for Wednesday and Thursday sessions separately.
PhD students who are at the “all-but-defended” (ABD) stage of their program are invited to our residential Dissertation Retreats.
The Retreat offers a rare opportunity for Ryerson PhD students to immerse themselves into their dissertation work in a quiet, distraction-free setting, where they can enjoy dedicated writing space and time, individual writing support, and a writing community of peers committed to the same goal.
Retreats are be postponed due to COVID-19.
Did you know?
Graduate students who use English as an additional language can participate in many of our Writing & Language Support programming, such as English Conversation Groups, ECS Classes, Conversational Connections, Speaking & Listening appointments and Grammar/Supported self-editing appointments.