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Academic Writing

Peer Support Drop-in Session Times

Peer Support is not running during the semester break from Sep 24 to Sep 28. If you have assignments due that week, please bring them to our facilitators in Week 9 and they will support you.

  • Peer Support

    The Peer Support program assists you in improving and developing your academic English skills. During a 20 minute drop-in consultation, you can bring a piece of writing (up to 300 words) and receive grammar feedback. The program is a learning opportunity for you to develop your academic English for writing purposes at the university. It is free for all Monash students.

  • Your Facilitators

    Peer Support facilitators are highly trained students with exceptional skills in academic English and in assisting you to develop your writing skills. See our Peer Support facilitators whom you will meet during Peer Support drop-in sessions.

  • Peer Support Guidelines

    The Peer Support program is available to all Monash students for free. These guidelines are to help you understand what Peer Support offers and manage expectations.

  • Peer Support Resources

    There are many online resources available for students who want to master academic English. Have fun and choose the resources that suit you best.

  • Email Writing Workshops

    Would you like to write effective and culturally appropriate emails within the context of university? This is the perfect workshop for you. Emails are essential to navigating university life, so take this opportunity to hone your email writing skills.

  • Grammar Correction Code

    The Peer Support program is a learning opportunity to develop your academic English. Peer Support facilitators use the grammar correction code during drop-in sessions to label your grammar mistakes and help you edit the mistakes.

  • Academic English Tips

    Navigating the expectations and demands of using English for academic purposes can be challenging at first. Here you can find quick tips to help you improve the accuracy and clarity of you writing expression in English.

  • Academic Language Feedback Tool

    The Academic Language Feedback Tool was developed by Dr Anna Podorova from the Faculty of Education. It is a great resource to help you navigate what is expected in terms of academic literacy and English grammar at the university.