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Writing Support

Do you need help working through your writing assignments? Come chat with one of our writing consultants.
 

We think our writing is best when we get to talk about it with others at various stages of the process. So, that’s what we do - help students become better writers by engaging them in meaningful conversations about their writing. If you get in the habit of doing this, it will become a meaningful part of your ongoing writing processes and development at Ryerson.

Writing Support programming is available on the 4th floor of the new Student Learning Centre, 341 Yonge Street.

Browse through the menu for details on specific programs.

 

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Writing Support

Individual Help

Book an appointment for individual 25 or 50 minute personalized sessions with a trained writing consultant. You can discuss any aspect of your writing, at any stage of the writing process and get thoughtful, critical feedback that will help you move forward. 

New! 
Can't find an appointment? Want to discuss your assignment from the convenience of your own home? We now offer remote appointments via phone, Skype, or Google Hangouts. Check out our Remote Appointments tab on the left for availability. 

Winter 2018 Drop-in hours

Drop-in starts on Monday, February 5, 2018. Hours are:

  • Monday to Friday: 12pm to 3pm

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Writing Support

Remote Appointments

NEW! We know it’s cold outside. You can now discuss your assignment via phone, Skype, or Google Hangouts from the convenience of your home.

Starting on February 5, we are introducing remote appointments available from 9 am to 9 pm, 7 days a week. You can book an appointment using the calendar below:

Writing Support

Digital Media Support

NEW! You can now book an appointment with our digital media and design experts to get help with all kinds of digital and multimedia assignments.

We can help with poster presentations, film, video, any other audio-visual creations, blogs and other kinds of electronic communications.

Book a digital media appointment here.

Writing Support

Workshops

Register for one of our workshops and learn some of the fundamentals of university-level writing.

Previous workshops
  • Basics of Referencing and Citation Styles
  • Common Grammar Errors
  • Critical Reading Skills for Better Academic Writing
  • Effective Revision and Editing
  • Ethical Scholarship in Student Writing: Integrating Sources Effectively, Write Better, Avoid Plagiarism
  • Finding your Voice and Style
  • Getting Started on your Academic Paper
  • Obstacles to Writing
  • The Thesis Statement
  • Stress-Free Writing
  • Writing and Perfectionism

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Writing Support

Writing Groups

Drop-in or register for one of our group sessions for student writers facilitated by our professional writing support staff. Meet fellow students, discuss your writing process, get guidance, advice and feedback, and build your confidence as a writer at University and beyond. Each group has 5 to 6 sessions per semester.

Please register for a group only if you can attend the majority of the sessions.

Writing group sessions are held on the 4th floor of the new Student Learning Centre.

 

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