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The Writing Centre (TWC)

Coming soon: The Writing Centre is growing into the Centre for Academic Communication! In addition to our writing support services, we will be offering help with other academic skills:


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• Academic integrity

• Transitions (from other cultures, high school, community college, the workforce, and into graduate school)

• Classroom expectations

• Academic text management

• Critical thinking skills

• Text as the basis for writing

• Writing skills

• Writing processes

• Writing to publish

• Writing different kinds of texts

• Academic expectations

• Class and oral defense presentations

• Pronunciation support and development

• Practice and feedback sessions


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TWC tutors are experienced writers who focus on your role in the writing process, allowing you to develop your abilities and confidence as a writer. We have tutors from a variety of disciplines, including English, Cultural Studies and Political Thought, Psychology, Philosophy, Political Science, History in Art, Linguistics, Mathematics, Engineering, and Law.


We are located on the main floor of the McPherson Library.


April 7th - August 22nd

  • Monday to Friday 11am - 2pm


  • July 1st for Canada Day
  • August 4th for BC Day


Who can use TWC? Students who are registered in undergraduate and graduate programs at UVic are welcome to use our services. Please note, however, that we are unable to help with ECON 225 assignments and take-home exams. Students can have two booked and one drop-in appointment per week but have unlimited access to the drop-in zones.

Want to hire an editor? Check with your instructor first! For more information, click here.


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Book an appointment or pop by our drop-in board to see what's available today.

Having trouble booking an appointment? Watch this tutorial.


A collection of useful PDFs and videos from TWC and UVic Libraries


Find out what workshops are currently offered.

About the Tutors

Find out if there's a tutor from your discipline.

Instructors/ TAs

Info for instructors, TACs, and TAs

online tutoring

Online writing support is now available!



The Arbutus Review Logo Curious about undergraduate publishing opportunities or graduate opportunities for peer review assignments?

Have a look at The Arbutus Review by clicking on the image to the left.

The Writing Centre - 250-853-3675 - - Rooms 135K, L and M in the McPherson Library


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