Bethune Writing Centre


Writing Centre Appointments are now online via Zoom (instructions).

About the Writing Centre

The Bethune Writing Centre offers instruction in academic and professional writing to undergraduate students affiliated with Bethune College.

The Bethune Writing Centre can help you with the following:

  • Review your work and learn to self-edit
  • Write a critical argument and/or thesis for assignments
  • Organize the structure of scientific reports and essays
  • Reference and write citations
  • Learning strategies and effective work habits
  • Personal statements and applications


  • Appointments with the writing instructor must be made at least one day in advance
  • Cancellations must be made a minimum of 24 hours prior to the appointment time.
  • Appointments can be made up to 3 weeks in advance
  • Only one appointment at a time is permitted; you must wait until the next day to make another appointment.
  • 50 minute appointments are available Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
  • 35 minute appointments are available Thursday evenings.
  • Drop in: Drop in appointments are 10 minutes, and are available Tuesdays 4:00 - 4:30pm and Wednesdays 1:00 - 1:30pm. Click on the Drop In time below to access the Zoom session, where students will be helped in order of joining.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Day Time Drop In
Tuesday 1-4 pm 4-4:30 pm
Wednesday 1:30-4:30 pm 1-1:30 pm
Thursday 5-8:30 pm
Please note that these appointment slots are for Bethune College affiliated  undergraduate students only (this includes all Lassonde and Science undergrads). This also includes students who need help in Lassonde or Science courses. Other students should use the LAPS Writing Centre instead. Appointments by non-Bethune students will be cancelled. Sorry.

Workshops Fall 2020

Personal Statements and Applications Sept 16 noon via Zoom
Writer's Block Oct 7 noon via Zoom
Writing Drop-in Oct 21 noon via Zoom
Self-editing and revising strategies Nov 4 noon via Zoom

Links/Online Resources