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Announcing the 3rd Annual SLC Undergraduate Writing Contest!

Published by Julia Lane

The Student Learning Commons eagerly invites submissions to the third annual undergraduate writing contest. If you are an undergraduate student who has completed at least 15 credits and has written a paper for an SFU class in 2019, you are eligible to enter. 

The contest opens on November 29th and  submissions will continue to be accepted until January 5th 2020 (at midnight).


We are announcing the contest now to give you time to plan your entry and to encourage you to enter early, where possible.

Only the first 25 papers in each category (Lower and Upper Division) will be accepted. Papers received after the first 25 will be placed on a wait list. If the first 25 papers received are not strong enough to award a full complement of prizes, we will consider additional papers in the order in which they are received.


All contest details, and the submission page, can be found here:

You can also read published versions of contest winners from the last two years in our writing contest journal


The 2019 contest judges will be announced soon.