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Write Site Service

The Write Site aims to help students with their academic writing needs. The consultants at the Write Site are trained to identify students’ individual writing needs and work with them to become better writers, as well as produce improved academic writing assignments. The services at the Write Site are free of charge, and students are encouraged to visit us as often as possible for assistance with their writing tasks throughout their studies at the UFS. Contact us at writesite@ufs.ac.za to make a booking.

Visit our Write Site BFN organisation on Blackboard for more information!




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How do I book an appointment?

Step 1: Prepare your documents

In order to secure a booking, you need to forward three documents to us:
  1. Assignment/essay instructions
  2. Assignment/essay draft

Turnitin similarity report – click here to upload your draft to the Write Site’s Turnitin dropbox.

This will not be marked and will not affect your submission into any other Turnitin dropbox.

Step 2: Send an e-mail to the Write Site to request a booking

Send an e-mail to writesite@ufs.ac.za two working days in advance. In your email, include the three documents mentioned above as well as the following information:

  • Name and surname
  • Student number
  • Module Code
  • Field of study
  • Cell number
  • Language of session
  • Preferred date and time

Step 3: Wait on a confirmation e-mail from the Write Site

In response to Step 2, you will soon receive a booking confirmation e-mail from the Write Site. This e-mail will contain all the information you need to access your online consultation on the scheduled day and time.

Step 4: Consult important resources before you have your consultation

Before your session takes place, consult all the resources under this link https://ufs.blackboard.com/bbcswebdav/xid-3259679_1 for important information on how the consultation process will work. You need to be prepared.

Where are we located?

The Write Site is situated in the Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) on Level 3 of the Sasol Library on Bloemfontein Campus.

What if I’m a QwaQwa campus student?

Visit the Write Site Qwaqwa campus office in the TK Mopeli Building (old library building) Room B0026, Ground Floor.

Contact information and bookings

 Bloemfontein Campus

T: +27 51 401 7234 (During office hours)
E: writesite@ufs.ac.za
 Qwaqwa Campus

Thandaza Msimang
Room 0026 in TK Mopeli Building
T: +27 58 718 5356
E: writesiteQQ@ufs.ac.za 

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