Writing effectively and with confidence are important to a successful academic experience.
Connect with a writing specialist
Connect with a writing specialist for support with a written assignment, paper, project, or presentation.
A writing specialist can:
- help clarify assignment instructions
- teach you how to brainstorm and outline a writing assignment
- give feedback on the organization of your writing or presentation drafts
- show you how to avoid plagiarism
- show you how to proofread and edit your work
- facilitate group projects that involve reports
- provide feedback on visual presentations (e.g. PowerPoint)
Keep your assignment due date in mind and contact us well in advance of your deadline.
If you have any questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about citation and referencing?
Visit the Reg Erhardt Library for more information about style guides (APA and IEEE) or to book an appointment with a librarian.
Get feedback on your written assignment
You can request feedback on writing assignments by emailing your draft to email@example.com.
The writing help inbox is open Monday through Friday, and response times are typically three business days. However, during peak periods of the semester, this may be longer.
Make sure you submit your work early. This is not an editing service, but we will provide feedback and resources to help improve your writing.
Send your assignment to us from your SAIT email address with the following information:
- your name
- SAIT ID
- course code, instructor name and program of study
- the reason for submitting your paper or assignment
- assignment due date
Looking for more writing resources?
Visit our resource page for handouts, links, and information on paper planning, essay structure, grammar, and much more.
Join a virtual writing workshop and improve your writing skills! Workshops are approximately 50 minutes.
If you require proof of attendance, you'll receive a link to our Proof of Participation form during the workshop. Forms must be completed and submitted during the session.
The following workshops are held throughout the academic year.
Overwhelmed with writing reports and papers? Learn how to break papers down into smaller, manageable steps to feel more confident and prepared. Additional procrastination and time management tips for writing will also be covered.
Learn how to correct common errors including run-on sentences, comma splices and sentence fragments.
Want to make your paper easier to read? Explore strategies for organizing your paper and connecting ideas between sentences. Topics include creating traditional and reverse outlines, integrating clear pronoun references, and adding transitions.
Explore common mistakes when integrating quotes and paraphrases into papers. Learn how to integrate quotes properly with lead-ins and how to paraphrase successfully using step-by-step strategies to help reword original passages.
Need a quick brush up on plagiarism? This seminar provides a solid overview of the basics of plagiarism, including the concept of ownership and giving-credit-where-credit-is-due. Several case studies will be explored, highlighting how to avoid plagiarism in writing.
Did you know that EAL tutoring is also available?
Additional support for English language development (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) is available through the Lamb Learner Success Centre’s EAL Tutor. Tutoring is offered on a drop-in basis on Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 10-3 pm and on Wednesday 10-2 pm in MC221. The length of consultation is approximately 15 minutes.