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We Can Help You...


  • Develop a thesis statement

  • Organize your essay

  • Provide supporting evidence

  • Improve sentence structure


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Online Writing Support

Available: September 17

  • free online service for NIC students
  • receive extensive feedback within 24 to 72 hours
  • manned by highly trained tutors
  • submit up to three drafts for review
  • easy registration

Create your WriteAway account and submit your paper

In-Person Appointments

Comox Valley Writing Support

Located in the Comox Valley Library & Learning Commons, these in-person sessions are led by NIC faculty.

Monday to Saturday

10:00 - 4:00

Campbell River Writing Support

Located in the Campbell River Library & Learning Commons, these in-person sessions are led by NIC faculty member, Ben Hecht.

Tuesday Wednesday Thursday  

10:00 - 3:00

1:00 - 6:00

12:00 - 5:00

Port Alberni Writing Support

Located in the Port Alberni Library & Learning Commons', these sessions are led by Traci Skuce.


10:30 - 2:30

Nursing Writing Support 

Specialized Writing Support is available to Nursing students to help them meet the rigorous academic written component of the Nursing program, while improving their writing skills and maintaining academic integrity.

Receive support with:

  • Writing organization and clarity
  • Citations
  • Annotated bibliographies
  • Structuring assignments
  • Literature reviews
  • Incorporating evidence

Preparing For Your Appointment

  • Bring your referral form if you received one from your instructor

  • Bring your assignment instructions and what you are working on (electronic format preferably)

  • Make sure you are aware of your instructor’s expectations of the assignment (citation style, structure)

  • Come with specific questions

  • Ensure that you arrive on time. Your appointment will be canceled if you are more than 10 minutes late

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