Brooklands College
Subject Guide
Citation Guide

Writing For College

Here are some guides to help you with writing your assignments.

Writing your assignment. This guide gives some hints and tips on the process of writing for your college work. It covers: preparation, writing a draft, editing and proofreading.

Using numbers in your assignment Numbers can help you get your message across more clearly, by supporting statements in your text and making it easier for the reader to understand. This guide can help you use numbers and graphs in your assignment.

Writing a report A report tends to have a formal style of writing and be structured with an introduction, main body and conclusion, often split up into other more detailed headings and sub-headings. This guide gives advice on putting your report together.

Academic writing Academic writing uses more formal language than we use in normal conversation. This guide gives some tips on making your writing more academic.