STU Writing Centre

STU Writing Centre

The STU Writing Centre offers free online one-on-one assistance to students at all stages of the wri

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21/03/2024

Calling all enthusiastic writers! Looking for a flexible, fun, and rewarding on-campus job next year? Join our team at the Writing Centre as a student tutor. 10 hours per week, from September to April, at a Level II rate of pay. For more information and to apply, visit learninginaction.stu.ca.

16/01/2024

Peer tutoring appointments available now! Book online at stu.mywconline.com!

15/01/2024

Do you have an assignment guideline for an upcoming project? Bring it to the Writing Centre and let us help you get started! Book online at stu.mywconline.com.

08/01/2024

Welcome back, STUdents! The Writing Centre schedule is up and ready for you to book your appointments! Head to stu.mywconline.com to get a spot. Book early, and book often! We'll help you stay on top of your work this semester and finish strong!

Photos from STU Writing Centre's post 23/10/2023

Come to the James Dunn Cafeteria RIGHT NOW to get some freebies from the Peer Tutoring team. Have you booked a Peer Tutoring appointment yet? We can't wait to help you! Happy Halloween!

19/10/2023

Are you looking for a hand with your upcoming writing assignments? We have had a couple cancellations for today. You can have an online appointment with Patricia at 1pm or 2pm, or an in-person appointment with Rebecca at 3pm. Head to stu.mywconline.com to book now! St. Thomas University

28/09/2023

Did you know that our Writing Centre staff has a diverse range of specializations and academic interests? We have tutors majoring in English, History, Great Books, and Psychology, and minoring in Sociology and Gender Studies. Because of this, our team is well suited to answer questions and read papers from a variety of disciplines. And don’t worry- even if someone does not specialize in your specific discipline they’ll still be able to help! Book an appointment today at stu.mywconline.com

27/09/2023

Did you know…
If you’ve never booked an appointment with us before, here is a quick and easy guide. First, visit stu.mywconline.com and make a profile. Once your profile is made, you are able to log on and decide whether you want to book a Writing Centre or Peer Tutor appointment. Select whichever schedule you prefer, and pick any appointment that works for you (all appointments are free!) Finally, decide whether you want to meet online or in-person. We look forward to seeing you!

26/09/2023

Peer tutoring is now available! Are you looking for some support keeping up with your class readings and assignments? Do you wish that someone would sit beside you and explain how to handle university? Book an appointment with a peer tutor now, and get some help from an upper year St. Thomas student who has been in your shoes. To book an appointment, visit stu.mywconline.com

26/09/2023

Writing Centre tip of the day! If you need help with formatting, grammar, organization, and more, but you can’t get an appointment, the Writing Centre has a resource page full of super useful guides to academic writing! Go to https://www.stu.ca/writingcentre/writing-resources/ to check it out!

25/09/2023

Did you know that at the Writing Centre we can help with every part of the writing process, even if you don’t have any writing done yet? Our tutors can help with brainstorming, outlining your paper, reading through drafts, formatting, and more! Visit stu.mywconline.com today to book an appointment.

22/09/2023

Tip of the day: did you know you can schedule in-person and online appointments with our tutors? When you book your appointment at stu.mywconline.com, you are able to choose between the two kinds of appointment (in-person or virtual)!

21/09/2023

Due to demand, we have added additional tutoring hours on Saturday! If you need any help with an assignment or piece of writing book an appointment now! Head to stu.mywconline.com now to book before they are all gone!

21/09/2023

Hi STUdents- peer tutoring officially starts on Tuesday! Are you looking for some support keeping up with your class readings and assignments? Do you wish that someone would sit beside you and explain how to handle university? Book an appointment with a peer tutor and get some help from an upper year St. Thomas student who has been in your shoes. To book an appointment starting Tuesday, visit stu.mywconline.ca

21/09/2023

Meet your tutoring team!
Sid is our Writing Centre assistant/tutor in training. Sid is a 3rd year student hoping to honour in Psychology, major in English, and minor in Gerontology. After STU, they plan on completing an MA in Speech Language Pathology. They have previously been involved with STU for Sustainability. Sid is from Pubnico, an Acadian fishing village in Yarmouth County Nova Scotia, and they love living by the ocean. In their free time, they enjoy reading, writing poetry, and visiting farmer's markets.

21/09/2023

Meet your tutoring team!
Heather is our all-knowing Writing Centre coordinator. Before coming to the Writing Centre, Heather taught High School, Grade 1, Adult Basic Education, and the GED program. She was also the Learning Strategist at STU for 3 years. Her father graduated from STU in 1974, so she is a second-generation STUdent and feels like this is home. When she is not working with words, she is loving her two cats, refinishing furniture, or running after her adorable 6-year-old twin girls.

20/09/2023

Meet your tutoring team!
Sarah is a 4th year student who is passionate about her studies (perhaps embarrassingly so) and adores diving headfirst into new concepts that shape the way she sees the world, which, if all goes well, should propel her to her dream career as a prof and therapist. She loves listening to podcasts, walking through residential neighborhoods, tagging along on her mum’s adventures as a singer-songwriter, and seeking out new coffee shops as a third-wave barista on hiatus.  
To book an appointment with Sarah to discuss your upcoming paper in any subject, visit stu.mywconline.ca

19/09/2023

Meet your tutoring team!
Kristina is a fourth-year student double honouring in English and History. She is passionate about sharing knowledge, so she wants to pursue a career either in the education field or academia. Kristina loves to travel and explore new places, but she also likes to spend her free time hanging out with her family and friends, writing poetry, reading, drawing, watching TV shows, and jogging.    
To book an appointment with Kristina to discuss your upcoming paper in any subject, visit stu.mywconline.ca

18/09/2023

Meet your tutoring team!
Patricia graduated from STU in May of 2023 and is now pursuing a Masters degree in English Literature with a specialization in Medieval and Renaissance studies at the University of Ottawa. Her areas of scholarly interest include women’s voices and themes of identity in medieval literature, as well as folklore and fairytales. Patricia’s free time is often occupied with reading, writing, and playing with her kitten Phoebe.  
To book an appointment with Patricia to discuss your upcoming paper in any subject, visit stu.mywconline.ca

15/09/2023

Meet your tutoring team!
Rebecca is a fourth-year student completing double honours in English and Great Books. Some of her favourite books that she's read for her undergrad include the Homeric epics, Plato's Symposium, and Watchmen. Rebecca also volunteers at the UNB Women's Centre. She grew up in Woodstock, New Brunswick, and enjoys TV, video games, and reading.
To book an appointment with Rebecca to discuss your upcoming paper in any subject, visit stu.mywconline.ca

14/09/2023

Meet your tutoring team!
Adam is a fourth-year student pursuing double honours in English Literature and Great Books, and hopefully a career in academia post-STU. He is currently working on his Great Books honours thesis, which is about the work of Virginia Woolf and the development of the novel over the course of the twentieth century. He loves all sorts of books and music, as well as fantasy video games and horror movies. Adam also volunteers with the 203 Centre, and just finished a summer internship for the Q***r Heritage Initiative of New Brunswick.
To book an appointment with Adam to discuss your upcoming paper in any subject, visit stu.mywconline.com.

13/09/2023

Today is the last day to apply to become a STU Peer Tutor! If you are a 3rd or 4th year student who enjoys helping other students and becoming involved in the STU learning community this might be the job for you! This position offers a starting hourly rate of $16.38/hour and a flexible schedule with up to 10 hours per week. Make sure you submit your application by 11:59 tonight if you are interested in joining our peer tutoring team.
Learn more at stu.ca/peertutoring

12/09/2023

Apply now to become a STU Peer Tutor! This position offers a starting hourly rate of $16.38/hour and a flexible schedule with up to 10 hours per week. Tomorrow is the last day to apply! Make sure you submit your application by 11:59 on September 13 if you are interested in joining our peer tutoring team.
Learn more at stu.ca/peertutoring

07/09/2023

Are you a 3rd or 4th year student who has a passion for helping your learning community? Apply now to become a STU Peer Tutor! This position offers a starting hourly rate of $16.38/hour, flexible schedule, up to 10 hours per week, and the amazing opportunity to become part of STU's academic support system! For more information and to apply, visit https://learninginaction.stu.ca/home.htm > On-Campus Job Board. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, Sept 13th, by midnight. Learn more at stu.ca/peertutoring!

06/09/2023

Welcome back, STUdents! The Writing Centre schedule is now available to book, with appointments starting on Monday, Sept. 11. Check us out at stu.ca/writingcentre and see what a difference it makes to have writing support as you tackle your first assignments. Come to us with your assignment guidelines, and we will help you read and understand them so you get started off on the right foot! Book an online or in-person appointment by visiting stu.mywconline.com. See you soon! St. Thomas University

10/03/2023

Are you looking for a great on-campus job next year? Applications are now open for Writing Centre Tutors for the 2023-2024 academic year. Join our amazing team, and become part of the caring and passionate academic peer support system at STU!

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.stu.ca/learning-in-action/

11/01/2023

Are you writing an honours thesis this semester? Are you worried about sticking to your timeline and staying motivated? Email Heather MacDonald, Writing Centre Coordinator, at [email protected] and you can set up FREE regular one-on-one writing productivity appointments. Spaces are limited!

10/01/2023

Would you like to keep ahead of your readings and classwork this semester? Are you looking to make a positive change in your study habits? Our Peer Tutors are ready to help! They are just putting the finishing touches on their availability and we will be launching the appointment schedule by the end of the week. Remember: you can book up to 2 free hours of Peer Tutoring per week across all subjects!

10/01/2023

Writing Centre Tip of the Day: did you know that you can also come to us for help with your personal statements and letters of intent for post-degree programs? Check out our handout on personal statements at https://stu.ca/writingcentre/writing-resources/ and book your appointment now at stu.mywconline.com.

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Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30
Thursday 08:30 - 16:30
Friday 08:30 - 16:30