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: Lisa Ralston, Jessica Ritchie

Dates and times

  • Mondays, 24 July to 7 Auguat 2023 from 12.00 pm to 12:50 pm (Live stream and in person). Zoom link will be sent to all enrolled students: passed

The next set of dates for this learning event has not yet been scheduled.

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


  • 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)