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The Writing Department's mandate is to help students become confident, articulate, and independent thinkers and writers. Writing is one of the most powerful tools in post-secondary education. It allows us to express, expand, communicate and clarify our thoughts. At York University, we recognize that good writing is important. To that end, the Writing Department helps develop students' critical thinking and writing skills to ensure their academic and professional success.

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Administrative Team

Our staff are here to support you at York. If you need advising, help enrolling or anything administrative, let's talk.

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Student Productions

See some of the excellent work produced by our students in and outside of class.

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Our Alumni

We are proud of the positive impact our graduates are making in their communities and around the world. Find out all the ways our alumni are providing inspiration, bringing about change and providing mentorship for students.

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Catch up on all the latest news, events and announcements from around the Writing Department.