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
  • Academic reading
  • Critical thinking
  • Making the transition to university study
  • Returning to study after a break.

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

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 50 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 four or more students are interested in a workshop, please email wlc@bathspa.ac.uk to arrange one.

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 -12pm (T1.26), and Wednesdays 10am -1pm (TLY.08) and 1pm -5pm (Cafe Sion).

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 9am-2pm (S.12). We 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 or  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.

Send an email to wlc@bathspa.ac.uk, attaching your work to the email and including your student number in the email headline. Include the type of help you require e.g. referencing or structure.


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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