Academic Writing Retreat Competition

The Graduate School is sending two doctoral students to Writing Retreats for Academic Writing (16-18 October 2019 at Bowfield Hotel and Country Club in Scotland).

Led by world-renowned facilitator Rowena Murray, the retreats are for academics, doctoral students and people working on other types of writing, including creative writers.

How would this benefit me?

A key part of the writing retreats includes dedicated writing time and a framework for working on participants’ own projects. At a two-day residential retreat, it is possible to draft a chapter or journal article interspersed with periods of ‘down-time’ to allow you to reflect on your learning.

Some benefits of attending a focused writing retreat includes:

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This competition is now closed.