Writing and Learning Centre

Writing and Learning Centre

Our purpose is to support you in your academic work. At any stage of your academic career.

We help students with academic skills including the following:

  • All types of academic writing
  • Referencing
  • Digital literacy
  • Academic reading
  • Critical thinking
  • Making the transition to university study
  • Returning to study after a break
  • Maths and statistics

During the Summer vacation, Writing and Learning Centre appointments will be available in Newton Park Library.

Contact us

Telephone: +44 (0)1225 875795
Email: wlc@bathspa.ac.uk

Visit our drop-in service

An advisor is available Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm in the Writing and Learning Centre at Newton Park Library to answer quick queries. 

Book an appointment in Newton Park, Corsham Court or Sion Hill

During the Summer vacation, 50 minute 1:1 appointments will be available in Newton Park Library.

Please tell us what help you would like when you book.

Virtual appointments are also available - just say this in the notes and we will email you with information on how to log on.

This link will take you to Student Information Desk, which is our booking system.

  • Book now (Select 'Book an appointment' and tick the category of appointment you would like.)

Please bring some work or drafts when you attend.

Book a place on a workshop

Workshops on a wide range of Academic and Digital Literacy Skills are available to all students and staff. When you click ‘Book now’ you will be brought to MyCareer so don't be alarmed; simply scroll to the event you would like to book or use the filters to narrow down your search.

 A link to our workshop list is here so go ahead and:

If a group of four or more students are interested in a workshop, please email wlc@bathspa.ac.uk to arrange one.

Where to find us

Newton Park

Our Drop In service is available 9.00-2.00 Monday to Friday, and our 1:1 appointments take place here.

Book an appoinment

We are located in the Library in the room to the left of the main foyer.  

Sion Hill

A Writing and Learning Centre advisor is at Sion Hill in term-time on Mondays 9am -5pm (TLY.08), and Wednesdays 10am -1pm (TLY.08).

All BSAD students are welcome to come to Newton Park for workshops and appointments.  

Book an appointment

Corsham Court

A Writing and Learning Centre advisor visits Corsham Court every Thursday in term-time from 9am-1pm. Students are also welcome to attend Newton Park or book a virtual appointment.

Book an appointment

If you cannot get here in person, email us on wlc@bathspa.ac.uk to book a virtual appointment with one of our advisors.

Distance learning

Email feedback is available for those students who are distance learners, apprentices or who are off campus on placement.

We endeavour to reply to queries within two working days but at busy times or during the summer vacation there may be a delay of 4-5 working days before your essay feedback is available.

Email wlc@bathspa.ac.uk, attaching your work to the email and including your student number in the email headline. Include the type of help you require e.g. referencing or structure.

Alternatively, book a virtual appointments by emailing us on wlc@bathspa.ac.uk.


Our online resources on Minerva offer hints and tips on a wide range of academic skills including academic writing, referencing, maths and statistics, digital literacy and critical thinking.

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