The University of Adelaide Writing Centre helps all students, no matter their skill level, in their development as academic writers through in person, one-on-one consultations and online writing resources. Students are mentored through any stage of their writing process, from initial idea to final revision, and everything in between.

  • Booking an appointment

    • 30-minute one-on-one mentoring appointments are available Monday to Friday between 10.00am and 4.00pm and are held both face-to-face in the Writing Centre AND online via zoom.
    • You may make one booking per day and a maximum of two bookings per week across both services.
    • All appointments are made online.
    • If there are no appointments, please check back in later during the day or in the evening - new appointments will become available.
    • If you cannot make your appointment, you MUST cancel so another student can take the timeslot.

    Face-to-face appointments:

    • These appointments are made in the Writing Centre on Level 3 East, Hub Central. Please wait at the Enquiry desk at your booking time and a learning advisor will meet you there.

    Online appointments:

    • These appointments are held via zoom and you will be emailed a link after you have booked (please check that you have entered the correct email address!)
  • Get ready

    • After your appointment is confirmed, please forward your draft to with your Student ID, Name, Appointment Date and Time in the subject line. Please note we only accept one draft.
    • To undertake your virtual one on one appointment you will need to have access to Zoom and preferably a headset with microphone.
    • 5 minutes before your appointment time, enter your virtual appointment via your Calendar booking and click on the Zoom hyperlink in the location field.
    • Test your audio and microphone level prior to appointment.
    • Have the draft open and ready to go before the virtual session starts.
  • Develop your skills

    • Your Learning Advisor will spend up to 30 minutes with you, helping you to gain the skills and confidence to improve your writing.