Academic Integrity Workshop

Learning how to use and cite visual and textual sources can be challenging. This workshop provides clarity around how sources can be used, why they should be documented, and how to document them appropriately. It will introduce you to some practical strategies for tracking your visual and textual research, reading, note-taking and paraphrasing that can help you effectively integrate your research into your writing and making processes.

Choose one of the following dates:

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Room 510a MCC, Level 5, 113 McCaul St.

Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Room 512 MCC, Level 5, 113 McCaul St.

To register for a one of the above workshops, click here.


Self and Peer - Editing Workshop

In this workshop you will build skills in revising and polishing your own writing, and giving effective feedback on your peers' writing.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Room 512 MCC, Level 5, 113 McCaul St

Register online at or in person the day of the workshop.


MRP/Thesis Writing Intensive

Working on your Masters Thesis or MRP? Deadlines are coming and the Writing & Learning Centre wants to help you get it done! This four-day writing "bootcamp" will help you work through your tough spots, flesh out your ideas and access individual consultations in a supportive group environment and with a minimum of distraction. We'll set daily goals, work on practical tools and strategies to maximize productivity, benefit from peer feedback and fire up your writing engines. Let's commit and sit - together.

For information, or if you are interested but the fee is prohibitive, contact Jessica Wyman, Graduate Writing & Learning Consultant at

December 18th to December 21st, 2017
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

$120 fee, including coffee, snacks, and lunch
Enrollment space is limited

To fill out an application, please click here.

Applications are due by 5 pm, December 1st





CG Between Friends

Visiting Artist: Chantal Gibson, Between Friends

The Writing & Learning Centre (WLC) is hosting visiting artist/faculty Chantal Gibson (October 30-November 3, 2017). Chantal is A Historical In(ter)ventionist, an artist-educator living in Vancouver. While at OCAD University, the interactive altered book installation Between Friends will be "written" by the facilitating artist, as well as students, faculty and visitors. Participants will be encouraged to work with their hands to physically alter the work - and to reflect on and share their thoughts, feelings, insights and both nations, in particular, their border stories as they metaphorically cross, transgress and transform the border.

Monday, October 30, 2017 to Friday, November 3, 2017
OCAD University Learning Zone - 1st floor, 122 St. Patrick Street

LongNight Poster

Long Night Against Procrastination (LNAP)

LNAP is an all-night event designed to provide support and resources to students at a critical time of the semester. LNAP includes: All-night tutoring by the Writing & Learning Centre, Research Support by OCADU Librarians, Breakzone by the Health & Wellness Centre, Midnight Movie Screening by Campus Life, Student Feedback on Courses Candy Table, 11:00 pm pizza dinner and 7:00 am breakfast.

Thursday, November 9th at 8:00 pm to Friday, November 10th at 8:00 am
Great Hall, 2nd floor, 100 McCaul Street.