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Academic Resource Centre (ARC) - for a successful academic experience

Do you have to read, write or present in English? Would you like to receive some feedback? The following services might be of interest to you.

Self help - step by step

  1. Read the information available here on our webpages. There are many links to useful web resources in English.
  2. Come to our walk-in service. Click on the light-blue banner to the right to read about this service.
  3. E-mail your questions to the ARC, please use the contact form to the right.
  4. If you would like to meet with a tutor, then you can schedule an appointment for a one-on-one writing tutorial or feedback on a presentation. Appointments are not always available the same week an appointment is requested. At the end of a term, there can be a two-week waiting period for an appointment.

Calendar

March 2015

3 March at 15:00–17:00

When in doubt, Harvard!

Lecture Referencing is a skill that many students find hard to master. This lecture/workshop focuses on how to write correct in-text citations and reference lists according to the Harvard system. This lecture does not cover plagiarism, paraphrasing and academic writing.

5 March at 14:00–16:00

Academic Support Walk-in Service

Other ARC tutors and librarians will be on hand to help answer your questions about study skills, information searching, citing information, writing, and presenting.

9 March at 15:00–16:30

What are scholarly sources and why use them for my thesis/paper?

Lecture Many students find it hard to differentiate between scholarly source and non-scholarly sources. This lecture focuses on how to identify scholarly sources and the differences between various scholarly sources. This lecture does not cover how to find scholarly sources in databases or in Google Scholar.

Welcome to the ARC!

Contact us

Questions/book an appointment
studieverkstad@umu.se


Opening hours

The writing tutor is able to schedule appointments Tues. - Thu. from 9:00–15:00.

Academic support walk-in service, Thursdays 14:00–16.00 Read more about Academic support


Our location

The ground floor in the University LibraryWe are located here in the libraryWe are located here on campus