Academic writing is an important part of your learning experience at University. This form of written communication can be developed over time. Academic writing helps you express your points clearly and shows the reader that you have a strong understanding of the task at hand.
As an Undergraduate student at Queen’s, you can avail of our one-to-one Appointment Service if you would like to discuss academic writing, or any other element of academic skills in more detail. This is a free service, open to every undergraduate student regardless of degree programme. To find out more, click here.
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Essay Writing General Writing Resources Report Writing Reflective Writing and Learning Journals Grammar and PunctuationWeb Resources
One of the most common methods of assessment is essay writing. LDS offers resources to guide you in the essay writing process.
Writing Introductions and Conclusions
General Writing Resources
Reflective Writing and Learning Journals
Learning journals incorporate personal reflections in an academic context. Reflective writing requires you to reflect upon, analyse and evaluate an event or experience.
Grammar and Punctuation
Communication is a vital part of academic writing, and the cornerstone of effective communication is correct grammar and punctuation.