The Peer Academic Writing Mentors are all studying at Postgraduate and Masters level, which means they have faced the everyday challenges you are now facing, whether that be with deadlines, revision or writing a dissertation. They have all gone through in-depth training and are here to mentor you, sharing their experiences of University and showing you the techniques and approaches they have found useful, throughout their academic journey. The mentors are here to support and encourage you to become better writers.
A Writing Mentor can offer:
friendly support that will help you to develop your own approach to academic writing
offer guidance in essay planning
help you understand assignment feedback
show you new techniques and useful resources
help you gain confidence as a writer
A Writing Mentor can't offer:
a proofreading service prior to work being submitted
advice on content or subject related issues
corrections or changes to an assignment
correct or teach grammar
marking or evaluation of work
To find out more about the service have a look at this short presentation and our FAQs. Please note that this service is only open during term time.
You can also watch our short video below:
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