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Academic English Writing Support

Academic English Writing Support is here to help you reach your academic and professional goals.

October 2018

We have just celebrated our first anniversary! Please visit the Offerings page for information on our new courses, workshops, and individual consultation hours. As always, send us an e-mail if you have any questions : writing.center@ur.de

August 2018

Are you spending the hot summer days writing? Stop by!

  • Writing consultations are available throughout the lecture-free period. Check our schedule under "Offerings" and send us an e-mail to book your session.
  • Polishing a paper before it's due? Check out our Editing Workshop
  • Want a head start? Intensive writing courses will take place the first two weeks of October. Sign up today!

June 2018

Our workshops have begun!

Sign up on GRIPS or just show up.

All workshops take place from 12:15 to 13:45

  • Reading Strategies:  June 6, 13, 20, 27 in VG 3.23
    • Please bring reading material from your field of study (e.g., research article, book chapter)
  • Writing Strategies: July 4, 11, 18, 25 in VG 3.23
  • Editing Strategies: August 22, 29, September 5, 12 in VG 2.39
    • Please bring a writing sample (your own) of 5-10 pages in length.

May 2018

We are proud to welcome Simon Eder, our new writing tutor for the students in the faculty of Biology and Pre-Clinical Medicine! Simon has been training and observing the tutoring practices of both writing centers since March and is now ready to welcome students. For information about consultation hours, click on Offerings for Students.

April 2018

We're in the news!

Check out the article describing our first semester of existence!
Link: SignatUR Article

September 2018

New Resource for UR & OTH Students

I provide English language writing support to all UR, OTH, and international students. Brainstorming? Final draft? Choppy writing? Academic language? Writer's block? Are your friends tired of listening to you rant about your research? Come on in!

Questions about language? As a trained native speaker of English and active user of academic English, I can also help you train yourself to answer questions about sentence structure and grammar.

Still unsure you need help? I will share a story. After working as an English teacher for years, I returned to school. As a graduate student, I visited the writing center to ask for help! Even the best and most confident writers benefit from an extra pair of eyes and a new reader's response.

Providing academic writing support to undergraduate and graduate students is critical in helping students achieve their academic and life goals. I strive to help students become comfortable and confident in their written work.

See you soon,

Aurora Aguirre, M.A.

  1. Universität Regensburg

Schriftliche Kommunikation und Schreibberatung

Academic English Writing Support

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Vielberth-Gebäude, VG 3.24 / 3.23
Aurora Aguirre
Telefon 0941 943-3620