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Writing Centre Online Resource Guide


Writing at the Graduate Level

As a graduate student, you write -- and write, and write, and write. You write complex, formal prose meant to communicate complex information to specialized audiences. You write considerably less formal communiques, correspondence and requests to colleagues and supervisors. You are keenly aware that everything you write is closely read and assessed. To help, the Writing Centre has put together a guide to writing for Graduate Students. Topics include:

Writing Connections Listserv

The Writing Connections at Dalhousie listserv offers a place to share information and resources, seek advice, post research queries, and post announcements relevant to writing for graduate students and faculty.

To join, send an email to containing the following in the body of the text:

sub listname first name last name

For example: sub writing-connections-at-dalhousie Joe Smith