The centre provides free, academic support for students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
We offer in-person, one-on-one tutoring, as well as workshops, in-class presentations, and online support.
Spring and summer hours
- Monday-Friday, 10:00am - 4:00pm (beginning July 6th)
Please note: the centre is closed until July 6th. If you have any questions or queries, please feel free to contact us via e-mail or phone
August 6 and 7, 2015
Registration is now open!
Writing at a university is demanding, whether it is for Business, Arts, or Science. The Summer Writing Workshop provides you with an opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge required.
Cost: $200.00 which includes all materials, meals, and taxes.
Michelle Obama says go to the writing centre
"So if you are struggling with an assignment, go to a tutoring session. If you’re having trouble with a paper, get yourself to the writing center." - Michelle Obama
Obama. (2015, June 10). Michelle Obama to Chicago High School Grads: ‘Stay Hungry’. Time Magazine. Retrieved from http://time.com/3915678/michelle-obama-commencement-chicago/?xid=tcoshare
Parents: need some writing help and have the kids?
Don't let that stop you from getting some academic help.
We know what it's like. We're parents, too.
Make an appointment and bring the kids.
We've a space to keep them occupied while you get help. We’ve books, crayons, stickers, chalk, and a comfy chair to keep them occupied. We've also a computer available for your older ones.
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Free APA Style Tutorials
The Chicago Manual of Style Online - Submit a Question to the Style Q&A
Expanded help in citing social media in APA Style (Twitter, Facebook, and even Google+)
An excellent list of logical fallacies - An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments (Ali Almossawi)
Why never to use wikipedia as a reliable source of information - Revenge, ego and the corruption of Wikipedia (Salon.com)
70 Useful Sentences for Academic Writing (ThinkELT.com)
Words to Eliminate from Your Vocabulary (BusinessInsider)
Comments from Students
"I worked with Jamie throughout this whole year, and he is truly amazing. He has helped me improve my writing a great deal!"
"This service has been very beneficial to me, and I will recommend it to my fellow students at the EMBA program."
"I am in my 4th year, and this was my first experience with the writing centre. I think it might have been easier for my university writing career if I had come in [to the centre] sooner."
The Writing Centre
Rm 115, Burke Building,
Saint Mary's University,
923 Robie Street,
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3
email@example.com | 902-491-6202
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