LSWT Writing Studio - Academic Skills Centre - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

The Writing Process

This course introduces students to the academic writing process.

The first session teaches techniques to help students organise their ideas before they begin writing. Session 2 covers strategies for reviewing the structure of a draft. The final session shows students how to improve written style and identify errors in their writing through a three-step proofreading process.

Session 1 Mapping and Planning 
Session 2 Drafting and Revising
Session 3 Editing and Proofreading

Course Outline

Tutors: Jessica Ritchie

Dates and times

  • Thursdays, 4 March to 18 March 2021, from 11.00 am to 11.50 am: passed
  • Mondays, 3 May to 17 May 2021, from 1.00 pm to 1.50 pm: enrolment and venue>>

If are interested and would like to be notified when The Writing Process is next scheduled, or just find out more, email Jessica Ritchie.


  • Academic Skills Centre
    University of Canterbury,
    Private Bag 4800,
    Christchurch 8140
    +64 3 369 3900
    When contacting us, please use your
    University of Canterbury email address.
  • Our location
    Level 3,
    Central Library (Puaka-James Hight)