Academic Literacy Workshop Registration Form

During the Autumn mid-session break (4 - 22 July) you can attend a free on-campus workshop to help you develop your academic writing and referencing skills. The workshops are led by experienced literacy tutors, and will cover essential skills such as academic style of writing, paragraph and essay structure, critical thinking, researching and referencing, and more.

If you cannot attend on campus, you could select the online Zoom workshop option (day and evening sessions available).

If you are needing to work on your grammar and sentence structure, you can also register for the Grammar Workshop either on-campus or online.

Note these workshops are only available for enrolled Western Sydney University students. Students attending The College are not eligible to register. However, College students will cover the required literacy skills in their subjects, and have access to the Online Writing Lab on vUWS.

To register for a workshop:

Step 1 – complete personal details below

Step 2 – scroll down and select a workshop. You can select both a literacy workshop and a grammar workshop.

Step 3 – click on 'submit'

Note: Please do not submit multiple forms. Enquiries and changes to your preferences should be sent to

All information regarding your workshop program and room details will be sent to your student email address only so please check your student email regularly.

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Academic Literacy Workshops


If you are looking for a short course to 'brush up' on your writing and referencing skills, then the two-day Academic Literacy workshop may be right for you. The workshop will run from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm each day.

The two-day workshop focuses on:

  • - academic style of writing
  • - paragraph structure
  • - essay writing at university
  • - referencing


The four-day workshop covers a broader range of academic skills and allows more time to receive feedback from a tutor. The workshop will run from 9.30 am to 3.30 pm each day.

The four-day workshop focuses on:

  • - reading lengthy academic texts
  • - notetaking
  • - academic style of writing
  • - paragraph and essay structure
  • - referencing and researching
  • - critical analysis
  • - assignment preparation, and more


The 2-day grammar workshop focuses on grammar concepts such as:

  • - avoiding common sentence errors
  • - the use of pronouns
  • - subject-verb agreement in sentences
  • - sentence structure and clauses
  • - the use of articles in English (a, an, the)

The workshop also provides time for a friendly tutor to give you some feedback on your writing. The workshop will run from 9:30am to 3:00pm each day.

If you cannot attend on-campus, you could select the Grammar Online Workshop and work at your own pace through a number of grammar modules.