- Published on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 13:48
On October 29, the Ambassador of the USA to Ukraine Geoffrey R. Pyatt opened the English Writing Center at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy.
The Center was established by the Department of English under support of the USA Embassy in Ukraine and NaUKMA Doctoral School, basing on experience of such centres functioning in world leading universities.
The English Writing Center is aimed at development of writing strategies and communicative skills of students, faculty, and interested experts through practical advising, seminars and trainings in a conductive innovative environment. The Center is unique in its kind also because most of services will be provided by students of different study years, tutors-volunteers from NaUKMA student community. Functioning of the Centre will be coordinated by the Department of English in cooperation with an American expert Eve Smyth, whose work in Ukraine is supported by the US Embassy.
Visitors of the English Writing Center at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy will be provided with practical advisement from specially trained tutors regarding content, structure, and style of writing in different academic genres usable at different study levels, from Bachelor’s to PhD Programs. All the services will be free of charge.
Besides of individual advising, the Centre will regularly organize grope seminars for NaUKMA community members on writing student works, academic articles and business letters in English. In particular, seminars on avoiding plagiarism, including unintentional plagiarism, on structure of academic works, and on referring systems will be held.
The strategic task of the English Writing Center is furthering of NaUKMA integration into international English-speaking academic context, development of a regional centre of research, and promotion of effective methods to improve writing and communicative competence in English among students.
The English Writing Center at Kyiv-Mohyla Academy invites volunteers to participate as tutors and advisors!
The centre is located on the 4th floor of NaUKMA 3rd building, in room 412b, Skovorody St. 2.
For more information, please contact NaUKMA Department of English:
Tel +380 44 463 09 30, +380 99 511-81-16