In addition to working in person with the Learning Centre tutors on your writing assignments, you can also get free online writing help from the provincial WriteAway service. Professional writing tutors from participating post-secondary institutions provide valuable feedback that will strengthen your writing skills and improve your confidence. 

What do you need to know about using WriteAway? 

  • You can submit assignments 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. 
  • Assignments are usually responded to within 48 hours (although periods of high usage may result in longer turnaround times).
  • You will receive an email when your feedback is ready.
  • You cannot submit group assignments or resumes. 

Ready to try it?

Submit assignment to WriteAway 

Still not sure? Check out what students are saying about WriteAway:

“Can I just say how amazing of a service this is? I really appreciate how it provides direction for me to expand and improve in my work.”

Kwantlen Polytechnic University Student

“The tutor has offered me a detailed explanation and a link for grammar learning. I have learned a lot. In addition, I think this is a very convenient way to learn from my tutor. It’s helpful and effective.”

Vancouver Community College Student

“[The tutor] was very positive and encouraging, about my work. They picked out some of the things that I had failed to notice in my work and pointed me to a great resource for checking APA citations. I feel more confident about my writing!”

British Columbia Institute of Technology Student

“Overall, the WriteAway service has greatly improved my written work (and my grades)! The tutors responding to my work have consistently exhibited professionalism and competence. Thank you!”

North Island College Student