Reading and Writing

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Unlock the power of words with Reading and Writing events and resources! Whether you are a beginner wanting to refresh your grammar basics or someone keen to push the limits of your creative writing, learn the art and skill of reading and writing for an academic context to discover a future brimming with opportunity.

✍️ Events and Workshops

Check out the various events and workshops Western offers below.

At Western, academic literacy experts deliver a number of workshops centered around the academic skills you need for success at university, and if you belong to the School of Nursing and Midwifery you have the Professional Communication Academic Literacy (PCAL) Team to support you.

Reading Techniques for Uni Success Writing Workshops PCAL for Nursing Students Grammar Workshops


Feeling stuck with that assignment? Here are some ethical tools to help you get back on track.

Assignment Planner + Calculator How-To Assessment Guides Essay Drafting Tool Studiosity

💡 Or Just Running Low on Inspiration?

Listen to this inspiring video with author Suzanne Leal at a recent Western Student-Library event:

📖 Academic Reading Strategies and Writing Guide

Download the PDF guide below for some quick tips on reading strategies for academic success and writing across different genres. Topic-by-topic PDFs can be accessed at How-To Guides.

Reading and Writing