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Our Facebook page: ‘The UWC Writing Centre’​. Please LIKE our page and join our community of writers.

This is a link to our blog - please read it and make comments if you have anything you'd like to add the the conversation​ The Writing Centre @ UWC

This is a link to an Online Writing Lab (OWL) that has excellent resources for students: Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL)

This on a free online dictionary, encyclopedia and thesaurus: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ 

This link will take you to an Open Content academic literacy book, which you can download and keep for free: http://opencontent.uct.ac.za/Engineering-and-the-Built-Environment/Academic-Literacy-Workshops-a-handbook-for-students-and-instructors 

This link takes you to a very useful and well-written guide on academic essay writing from the Royal Literary Fund: http://www.rlf.org.uk/fellowshipscheme/writing/index.cfm 

This link is a useful guide on scientific report writing: http://www.writing.engr.psu.edu/​

This is a plagiarism tutorial (on how to avoid it) by discipline area: http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/careers/ld/resources/study/plagiarism-tutorial 

This is a link to a Harvard referencing guide written by colleagues at Leeds Metropolitan University: http://skillsforlearning.leedsmet.ac.uk/Quote_Unquote.pdf 

This is a link to a useful guide on APA referencing from Open Journals: http://www.files.ithuta.net/OpenJournals/SAJIP/Authors/APA%20reference%20style%20guide.pdf 

This is a link to a guide on the Oxford or footnoting referencing style from the University of New South Wales: http://www.lc.unsw.edu.au/onlib/pdf/biblio.pdf 

You can also find a referencing guide here, provided by the UWC library: http://libguides.uwc.ac.za/referencing​​​
 

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These resources have been developed by the Writing Centre staff for student use.​

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