Writing Centre

The Daniels Writing Centre is a resource for undergraduate and graduate students across all programs who want to develop their academic writing, research and related skills. The Writing Centre offers consultation-based support for integrating written, spoken and visual communication at any stage of the process, from initial idea development to finishing touches.

Find more resources on the Writing Centre’s website.

Book an appointment (waitlist available): uoft.me/writingcentres

Services and Support

Writing Process: assignment interpretation; critical thinking; effective reading; idea-generation; research methods; organizing ideas for essays, presentations, exhibitions, and publications developing a thesis; revision; acknowledging and citing sources and influences.

Writer’s Voice: developing your voice and exploring multiliteracy; conventions and possibilities of writing in the arts and sciences; vocabulary.

Types of Writing: formal analyses; reading responses; artist's statements; research papers; annotated bibliographies; presentations; proposals and applications; portfolio organization and writing.

Fall 2023–Winter 2024

Please bring the assignment brief as well as feedback or comments from your instructor and teaching assistant. Remember, this is not an editing service.

  • 50-minute in-person appointment: Conversational format, room ESC1019
  • 50-minute online appointment: Synchronous format
  • 50-minute online appointment: Asynchronous format (uploading a document for feedback)
  • 50-minute group (2-3 students) appointment: In-person or synchronous 

Location / Contact

Daniels Writing Centre

Earth Sciences Centre
Room ESC1019
33 Willcocks Street
Toronto, ON M5S 3B3


Rim Fathallah, Coordinator