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Writing Centre

Writing effectively and making presentations with confidence are two keys to a successful academic experience.

Connect with a writing tutor

Connect with a writing tutor for support with a written assignment, project or presentation, by emailing tutoring@sait.ca Keep your assignment due date in mind and contact a tutor well in advance of your deadline.

A writing tutor can:

  • help clarify assignments
  • teach you how to brainstorm and outline writing assignments
  • give feedback on the organization of your writing or presentation drafts
  • teach you how to correct errors in grammar and help with sentence structure
  • show you methods for documenting sources and avoiding plagiarism
  • show you how to proofread and edit work
  • facilitate group projects that involve reports
  • provide feedback on visual presentations (e.g. PowerPoint)

Get feedback on your writing assignments

You can request feedback on your writing assignments via email. Email your draft to writing.help@sait.ca for feedback.

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. However, we will review your work and provide feedback and resources to help improve your writing.

Please make sure you send your email from your SAIT email account.

Remember to include:

  • your name and student ID number
  • course code, instructor name and program of study at SAIT
  • the reason for submitting your paper or assignment
  • assignment due date

Writing workshops

Join a virtual writing workshop and improve your writing skills. Writing workshops are approximately 50 minutes.

Register for a writing workshop

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.

Contact us

Tutoring Services

Lamb Learner Success Centre, MC221, Stan Grad Centre, SAIT Main Campus


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