How to get started with critical writing

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Date: 13 February 2019
Venue: Room 1B13, City Campus – Bower Ashton Studios
Venue Location:
Time: 14:00-15:30


This workshop is useful if you are new to higher education or if you have been told that your work contains too much description and not enough evaluation, i.e. you are not writing critically.

Please use the following links to access the course materials: workshop slides and activity sheet.


  • Identify what is meant by critical thinking and reading.
  • Distinguish between descriptive and critical writing.
  • Identify the language of evaluation used in critical writing.
  • Understand which transferable skills this session will teach you for use in your future employment.

Attendees will receive a Certificate of Attendance, which contributes towards the UWE Bristol Futures Award.

How to attend:

Please register via Infohub (login required) to reserve your place.

If you have any questions or any accessibility needs, please do contact the UWE Bristol library.

If you can't make this date, try an alternative campus or get in touch via Ask a Librarian.

Cost: Free

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