The Skills Lab Writing Centre offers free writing tutoring. You can discuss your academic writing assignment with a trained student (peer tutor). The tutor can help you with things like finding a more efficient approach, sharpening your core message, writing a well-structured text, or improving your writing style. You can sign up for an appointment, but before you do, read the rest of this page to make sure that the tutoring offered by the Skills Lab Writing Centre is what you’re looking for.
Also check ’What to expect and what not to expect?’
Book your first tutoring session below. A follow-up session can be scheduled later.
The session takes place in the University Library Uithof, room 2.45.
Writing tutoring is individual counselling that focuses on making you a better writer, to enhance your academic writing skills.
The tutoring will focus on the development of strategies that you can repeatedly use in the planning, writing, and revision stages of your work. These strategies can be used to evaluate and improve your own work.
How do we do that?
In conversation, your tutor will challenge you to look at your own writing process or text in a new way, allowing you to discover where and how you can improve.
You decide what you want to discuss with your writing tutor. For example: can I make my writing process more efficient? How do I process the feedback that was given to me? How do I formulate a good research question? How do I improve the structure of my text? What should be in my theoretical framework? What is an academic writing style?
You are welcome whenever; from the moment you receive the assignment until the moment you’re putting the finishing touches on your text. Don’t leave it till the last moment, though, or you won’t have time to apply the new strategies you learned.
What can you expect from your writing tutors?
What you can’t expect from your writing tutors
Skills Lab contact information
Skills Lab – Writing Centre
Heidelberglaan 3, 3584 CS Utrecht
University Library, Room 2.45
Phone: 030 253 6300