Our resources have been grouped into different categories to help you quickly find what you are looking for. Some of the resources have been duplicated under different relevant headings to ensure you don't miss out on anything important!
The Writing Process
Punctuation, Grammar, Style
Additional UCT Resources
The Health Sciences Library - If you require any assistance with literature searching, referencing or referencing manager systems, please visit the Health Science Library. They have an excellent team of librarians trained to help you with these specialist queries.
Human/Animal Research Ethics Committee - If you require guidance with regards to research protocols to ensure that the safety and rights of your participants are included in your proposal, please visit the Human Research Ethics Committee website. All the relevant documentation that you require as well as guidelines and forms to fill in, can be found on this website under the research tab.
Careers Service – If you require any assistance with putting your CV together, please visit the Careers Service on upper campus. They have a team of trained consultants who understand the job market and can help you to produce a professional and relevant CV.
Additional External Resources
Global English Academy – If you feel that you need more help with your English than the Writing Lab can offer, or if you would just like to improve your English, then please contact the Global English Academy. GEA is a local language school offering many different courses, including TOEFL/IELTS Test Preparation, Global English in Use (which is ideal if you are studying), and private lessons. The director of the school, Akisha Pearman, is currently completing a PhD in Education through UCT and is an ex-Writing Centre consultant, so we are confident that GEA will be able to offer you the best possible support.
List of Editors – Using an editor is a great way to get that final polish on a piece of writing. However, it is important to bear in mind that depending on the length of your document, using an editor may be very costly! Here is a list to help you.