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Academic Practice: Writing samples

Writing Samples

You can submit a sample of writing for feedback from one of our experts on writing style and common writing errors.

Please note the following:

  • The sample must be no longer than 500 words;
  • We recommend selecting an extract from the main body of a longer piece of writing – in other words, avoid sending a sample taken from an introduction or conclusion;
  • Attach your writing sample to an email as a Word doc;
  • Include some indication of what your concerns are about your writing;
  • Provide a brief explanation of the context of the writing – i.e. is it an essay? What is your year of study? What degree programme are you studying?
  • We will only look at one sample per assessment;
  • We reserve the right not to look at multiple submissions from the same student

Please be aware that this is not a proofreading service.

Please submit your writing sample to: