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Academic Writing Centre

The Academic Writing Centre in Trinity College Dublin is run by Student Learning Development. Student Learning Development offers a variety of writing services for all students to help them develop their academic writing skills. Students of all levels and abilities, even the very high achievers, often need support and/or advice to achieve their best; SLD can give that support.

Individual ONLINE Appointments - starting week commencing Oct 5th 2020

The Academic Writing Centre offers individual, 30-45 minute, consultations for Undergraduate and Postgraduate students. Students are invited to attend for support with writing strategies in areas such as essay/thesis/dissertation/reflective writing, structuring, critical thinking & writing and referencing/plagiarism.


Click on the links above to book an online, individual appointment with an SLD trained advisor.

Other Academic Writing Services

PG Shut Up & Write Café

The Shut Up and Write Café allows Postgraduates from all disciplines to get together to write for 1.5 hours within a structured framework and also enjoy a cup of coffee. These groups are facilitated by a member of the SLD team. Click for more information.

Writing Skills Workshops

We run a wide range of FREE workshops for Undergraduates and Postgraduates. These are based on proven strategies to help students improve their performance. Workshop topics include essay writing, thesis writing, literature reviewing and many more. Click for more information.

Writing Resources online on Blackboard

The SLD Blackboard module has been developed to provide resources 24/7. The module contains audio and video files, downloadable documents as well as interactive websites and useful links on topics such as Essay Writing, Critical Thinking, Thesis Writing, Exam Skills, Literature Reviewing and much more. Click for more information.

'Write Right' Event for Undergraduates (Hilary Term 2021)

Write Right is an annual assignment-writing event for Undergraduate students. SLD collaborates with Trinity College lecturers, Library staff, and the Education Officer from the Students Union (SU) to deliver a programme which incorporates a mixture of workshops and talks, with the aim of providing students with information and opportunity to improve their assignment writing skills. Click for more information.