Essay Writing University Of Canberra Campus

EndNote Workshops

EndNote is a referencing tool, allowing users to organise bibliographic references and use them in MS Word documents. Study Skills provides EndNote Basics Workshops in Semester 1 and 2 each year.

These workshops show you how to create your own EndNote library, add references, save references from databases, manage your references, select a style and use Cite While You Write.

Workshops for Semester 1, 2018 will be held on:

  • Wednesday 28th February 10:30am-12:00pm (Week 3)
  • Wednesday 21st March 1:30pm-3:00pm (Week 6)
  • Wednesday 11th April 10:30am-12:00pm (Week 9).

All sessions will be held in Training Room 4 on level A of the Library in Building 8.

EndNote Support

Would you like to know more about how to use EndNote? There are useful resources produced by the Library including the Library EndNote Guide.

Library and Study Skills staff may also be able to help with your EndNote enquiry, ask a staff member during Library and Study Skills drop-in opening hours.

Are you a postgraduate research student needing EndNote support?  If so, please contact a Liaison Librarian.

Mahara Workshops

Mahara is an ePortfolio system that allows students to build an online resume and create a multimedia portfolio with evidence of professional competencies. Some units at UC utilise the Mahara platform for the storing and submission of assignments and to demonstrate evidence of professional competencies developed in the unit. Mahara has been upgraded in 2018 to include more user-friendly features. For Mahara Basics training or to learn about the new features of the upgraded Mahara come to a Study Skills Mahara workshop.

Workshops for Semester 1, 2018 will be held on:

  • Wednesday 21st February 12:30pm-1:30pm (Week 2)
  • Wednesday 7th March 12:30pm-13:30pm (Week 4)
  • Thursday 5th April 2:00pm-3:00pm (Week 8).

All sessions will be held in Training Room 4 on level A of the Library in Building 8.

There are also Mahara support resources in the Assessment section of the Study Help site.

Stand Out with Our Writing Degree

  • Mentoring from world class, award winning, authors, screenwriters and poets
  • Work on projects under professional conditions to produce a marketable product
  • Analyse, deconstruct and understand different forms of writing
  • Opportunities to present your work in publications and writing competitions
  • Develop an engaging body of work to use in your future writing career
  • Australia's oldest and longest established tertiary creative writing program

The Bachelor of Writing focuses on writing as creative practice. Students have the opportunity to experiment with different forms of professional and creative writing for a variety of audiences and to develop fluency and skills across a number of genres.

You will learn the craft of writing from award-winning authors and academic a wide variety of subject areas including screenwriting, poetry, prose fiction, creative nonfiction, young adult and children's writing.

Under the keen eye of academic staff, you will work on projects that interest you and experiment with different forms and styles of writing.

The course also involves a sequence of literary studies units, focusing on ways of approaching and reading texts and on developing a sophisticated understanding of the role of writing in contemporary society.

In this way, theoretical and conceptual knowledge and practice are brought together in a cumulative and integrated fashion. As students learn to make high-level creative and professional works, they are also taught to critique and contextualise their own practice.

A choice of open electives offers students the chance to incorporate additional studies of their choice into their degree.

Course Information

Open Majors and/or Minors

The following Majors and Minors are open to all UC students:


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