Further Information

 

Feedback from 2014 / 2015 Writing Retreat Participants

 

 

 

Writing groups are run continuously throughout the year by Graduate Education Officers.

These include an informal weekly writing space and writing retreats.

  1. Facilitated Writing Space
  2. GRS Writing Group
  3. Writing Retreats

Facilitated Writing Space

One of the most useful strategies for effective progress through your candidature is to develop the habit of writing on a regular basis. 

Making use of the facilitated writing space gives you  the opportunity to get into good writing habits in a supportive environment.

  • Time: 1-4pm every Monday 
  • Space: Meeting Room G20, Hackett Hall
  • Requirements: Bring your laptop and some writing to work on. You are welcome to discuss your writing with one of the Graduate Education Officers during the session.

Please email Dr Krystyna Haq for more information

GRS Writing Group

Meet every second week to discuss a new writing topic. Bring along your lunch and any questions you may have about this writing topic.

  • Time: 12-1pm every second Wednesday
  • Space: Meeting Room G20, Hackett Hall
  • Topics for Feb -Jun 2017:
  • Feb 8Tools for Planning Writing
    Feb 22Improving Writing Efficiency
    Mar 8Academic Writing Style
    Mar 22Tense in Academic Writing
    Apr 5Presenting Tables and Figures
    Apr 19Permission to Reproduce Tables & Figures
    May 10 First and Third Person in Academic Writing
    May 24 Academic Wordlists and Academic Phrasebanks
    Jun 7Reporting Verbs, Modal Verbs and Transition Words
    Jun 21Managing Drafts and Coordinating Feedback

    Please email Dr Jo Edmondston for more information

     

Writing Retreats

Writing Retreats provide space and a supportive environment for writing and receiving feedback from peers. Some optional workshops are included in the retreats.

 

Research Proposal Writing Retreat 

Students early in candidature are offered a Research Proposal Writing Retreat 2-3 times per year. The retreats are held on the UWA campus and there is no cost to attend.

Next Research Proposal Writers Retreat: 25- 26th Mar 2017 

Please email Dr Krystyna Haq for more information and/or to express your interest in attending.

 

Writing Retreat

Students who are later in candidature are offered a week long Writers Retreat at UWA early each year. The retreats are held on the UWA campus and there is no cost to attend.

Next Writing Retreat: 13-17 Feb 2017

For further information and/or to express your interest in attending, please email krys.haq@uwa.edu.au 


Albany Writing Retreat

The 2016 Albany Writers Retreat was held from Monday 26th September to Saturday 1st October, 2016, at a cost of $250 per student. Transport, accommodation and most meals were provided. .

You are very welcome to contact a Graduate Education Officer for more information.