Writing Consultations

The Centre for Writing and Scholarly Communication supports a diverse community of writers at UBC, at various levels of proficiency, across many types of undergraduate and graduate writing situations: academic, creative, professional, and technical. The CWSC offers 2 types of virtual writing consultations—Video Consultations and Written Feedback:

Video Consultation:

  1. Proceed to WC Online.
  2. Select the schedule “Video Consultation” and choose an appointment slot.
  3. Prior to the appointment start time, choose “Edit Your Appointment” and upload your document (.doc or .docx format only).
    If relevant, upload the assignment description and/or rubric as well.
  4. Ensure your device’s microphone, audio, and camera are enabled.
  5. At the appointment time, click your appointment and select “Start or Join Video Consultation” in the pop-up box.

Written Feedback:

  1. Proceed to WC Online.
  2. Select the schedule “Written Feedback” and choose an appointment slot.
  3. Prior to the appointment start time, choose “Edit Your Appointment” and upload your
    document (.doc or .docx format only). If possible, upload the assignment description and/or rubric as well.
  4. The Writing Consultant will provide feedback and re-upload the document, at which time you’ll receive an email and you’ll be able to retrieve the document with the Consultant’s comments.
  5. If you have trouble retrieving your document, try right-clicking “Download Attached File” and opening in a new tab or new window.

Hours


Online Writing Consultations

September 21st – December 11th
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am – 8pm
Tuesday, Thursday 10am – 6pm