Writing and Learning Centre

Our purpose is to support you in your academic work. At any stage of your academic career.

We help students with academic skills including the following:

  • all types of academic writing
  • referencing
  • digital literacy
  • mathematics and statistics
  • academic reading
  • critical thinking
  • making the transition to university study and
  • returning to study after a break.

Wherever you are based, Bath Spa students and staff are welcome to book workshops and appointments at Corsham Court, Newton Park or Sion Hill.

WLC open during summer vacation

The Writing and Learning Centre will be open to support all students with academic work during the vacation.  We will be open as usual for drop-in tutorials and bookable appointments.

Contact us

Telephone: +44 (0)1225 875795
Email: wlc@bathspa.ac.uk

Visit our drop-in service

An advisor is available Monday to Friday 9am to 2pm in the Writing and Learning Centre at Newton Park Library to answer quick queries.

Book an appointment in Newton Park, Corsham Court or Sion Hill

Book a fifty minute 1:1 appointment at Corsham Court, Newton Park or Sion Hill. Please tell us what help you would like when you book.

This link will take you to Student Information Desk, which is our booking system.

  • Book now (choose 'Book tutor appointment' or 'Book specialist appointment')

Please bring some old work, drafts and questions

Book a place on a workshop

Workshops on a wide range of Academic and Digital Literacy Skills are available to all students and staff from any course or campus.

If a group of 4+ students are interested in a workshop please email wlc@bathspa.ac.uk to arrange one.

Mathematics and Statistics support

Mathematics and statistics support is available from Tuesday to Thursday, between 11am and 4pm.*

This covers:

  • mathematics
  • algebra
  • statistics
  • SPSS
  • R
  • Excel
  • and more!

Book a tutor appointment with Carolina, our Maths and Statistics Advisor, via email: wlc@bathspa.ac.uk.

Where to find us

Newton Park

The Writing and Learning Centre is located in the Library in the room to the right of the main foyer.

Our Drop In service is available 9.00-2.00 Monday to Friday and our 1:1 appointments take place here.

Book an appoinment

Sion Hill

A Writing and Learning Centre advisor is at Sion Hill in term-time on Mondays 9am -5pm (PM.G02, Palace Yard Mews), and Wednesdays 10am -1pm (T1.36, Sion Hill). We are based in T102a.

All BSAD students are welcome to come to Newton Park for workshops and appointments.

Book an appointment

Corsham Court

A Writing and Learning Centre advisor visits Corsham Court every Thursday in term-time from 10am-3pm (SB. G7). We also offer workshops through the Researcher Development Programme. You're also welcome to attend Newton Park for workshops.

Email us on wlc@bathspa.ac.uk to book a Google Hangout with one of our advisors.

Book an appointment

Distance learning

Email feedback is available for those students who are distance learners or are off campus on placement.

We endeavour to reply to queries within two working days but at busy times or during the summer vacation there may be a delay of 4-5 working days before your essay feedback is available.

Fill out the submission form and then send an email to wlc@bathspa.ac.uk, attaching your work to the email and including your student number in the email headline.


Our online resources on Minerva offer hints and tips on a wide range of academic skills including academic writing, referencing, digital literacy and critical thinking.

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