The Student Academic Success Services (SASS) Writing Centre offers an array of writing workshops to help you push your writing to the next level. Students can organize a writing workshop for themselves, and instructors / faculty / TAs can organize one for their students. We offer ‘open’ writing workshops that anyone can attend at Stauffer Library, and we collaborate with The School of Graduate Studies’ Expanding Horizons program to provide workshops on literature reviews and revising academic work. The most popular kind of workshop we offer is by instructor request; we design course-specific sessions based on an instructor’s requirements so that students can get a clear picture of what’s needed to do well on a particular assignment.

We address everything from grammar fundamentals to dissertation structure, depending on the request. For faculty / instructors / TAs, providing your students with a targeted workshop means better writing for you to assess. We know from extensive evaluation that students find these workshops a vital part of learning how to begin an assignment, how to ‘build’ their papers through critical argumentation, how to structure their writing, and how to check their own grammar and structure.