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SLC Undergraduate Writing Contest spotlights undergraduate writing excellence

Published December 1, 2020 by Julia Lane
Austyn won first place in the 2019 writing contest, Lower Division. See what they have to say about the experience!

The Student Learning Commons is announcing our 4th annual undergraduate writing contest. 

Read on to hear from last year's Lower Division contest winner (and current SLC Writing and Learning Peer, Austyn). 

You can read past winning papers and find more contest details here

The SLC Writing Contest: Students' Perspectives

Published November 27, 2018 by Julia Lane
Get your submissions in now!

If you aren't sure why you would submit to the SLC Undergraduate Writing Contest, you may find it interesting to read these reflections from two of last year's Honourable Mentions: Kate E., a former SLC Learning and Writing Peer Educator, and Mariam A., a current SLC Learning and Writing Peer and former SLC EAL Peer Educator. 

 

The SLC Writing Contest

Published November 27, 2018 by Julia Lane
The SLC Undergraduate Writing Contest 2018 submission deadline is approaching

Are you thinking about entering the SLC Writing Contest? Don't delay!

We will only accept the first 25 eligible submissions in each category. 

The Fall Semester - midterm housekeeping reminders

Published November 13, 2018 by Julia Lane
Head stuck in your books? Nose to the grindstone? The SLC is here to help!

By Daniel Chang

PhD candidate and SLC Graduate Writing Facilitator Daniel Chang offers some important reminders and tips to help take you through the end of the Fall 2018 academic term. 

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