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Centre for Academic Communication (CAC)

The Centre for Academic Communication (CAC) provides guidance around:

  • Getting started (understanding your assignment)
  • Pre-writing and planning
  • Drafting, revising, and self-editing strategies
  • Reading skills (reading quickly, reading for research, critical reading)
  • Presentation skills (preparation, delivery, and pronunciation)

Their services are free to UVic students and are well worth the time. For more info or to book an appointment with a tutor, see: http://www.uvic.ca/learningandteaching/cac/undergraduate/tutoring/face-to-face/index.php

Self-help writing resources

If you're strapped for time, UVic's Centre for Academic Communication also offers a series of self-help guides for a variety of academic communication topics like:

  • Writing strong paragraphs
  • Transitional words and devices
  • Organizing a scientific report
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