How to get started with critical writing

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Date: 29 November 2019
Venue: Room 4D24 (Library), Frenchay Campus
Venue Location:
Time: 10:00-11:30

How to attend

If you are interested in attending this event, please register via Infohub.


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 your record of extra-curricular achievements.

If you have any questions or any accessibility needs, please do contact 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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