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A place where students can build their skills and become more confident, independent writers.

Welcome to the Writing Centre!

The Writing Centre is a place where students can build their skills and become more confident, independent writers.

Hours: Monday to Friday between 8am and 4pm (by appointment)

For help with writing, please book an appointment. Both online and in-person service is available.

About Us

Do you need help:

  • generating or clarifying ideas?
  • writing a thesis statement or organizing your essay?
  • using appropriate grammar and sentence structure?
  • doing research?
  • using proper citation and formatting a reference page?
  • revising and editing your work?

If so, you've come to the right place!

The Writing Centre team includes both librarians and writing tutors. As a team we'll work with you to develop your writing skills.
A picture of someone writing in a notebook, with a computer keyboard in the foreground.


We offer:

  • One-on-one in-person appointments at the Writing Centre
  • Online appointments for students taking an online, distance, or evening course, or who are at a regional campus
  • Drop-in workshops on topics such as: APA citation, how to paraphrase, and tips for reading academic articles

Other Useful Links

APA Style Central

Learn about research by viewing tutorials, dictionaries, and reference books. Discover research planning and tracking tools. Manage your reference library by searching for or creating APA Style references.

Tutorial Services Website

Learn about the Tutorial Centre and the tutors. Find out how to get help in-person and online, and discover what to expect in a session.

Library Website

Get access to databases, the library catalogue, and wealth of information about how to find and use information in your studies.

Research Guides

The research guides cover almost every program at NorQuest College, and it also contains how-to guides for things like academic success and accessing the Library's services from outside of Edmonton.