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Research Guide: Writing support

This Guide provides post graduate students with the tips and tools necessary to successfully complete their research.

Writing support

For writing support, you can visit the following pages:

Tips

  • Read an article a day to help you learn the writing style in your specific field is done
  • Always keep the information presented relevant to the message you want to get across
  • Write for reader and not for yourself
  • Introduce, justify and conclude
  • Be concise and avoid repetition
  • Make use of your vocabulary and expand on it
  • Use writing tools and proofread your work when done
  • Avoid over-quoting and plagiarism
  • Avoid the use of contractions (can’t, don’t, couldn’t etc.)
  • Practice makes perfect! Draft short essays and give to your colleague or friend for evaluation

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