1.  One-on-one writing/speaking consultations


We welcome students to bring in their writing or speaking projects during any stage of their work creation process including brainstorming for ideas, outlining, drafting, revising, and editing.

We are happy to work with different genres of writing (e.g. essays, research papers and proposals, reports, fiction/non-fiction writing, résumés & cover letters, personal statements, speeches, presentations, and PowerPoint slides, etc.)

  2. Academic workshops

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  • New sessions every semester
  • Sign up at the WCenter OR through email (ewcc@umac.mo)
  • 90 minutes per session

We offer 10 – 12 academic workshops each semester to enhance students’ academic- and study-skills. Past workshop topics include: Basic Essay Structure, Avoiding Plagiarism, APA/MLA Documentation Style, Presentation Skills, etc. Please refer to the full list of workshops on our website (click here to see full list).

  3. Chatrooms for oral English


  • Mon, Tue, Thurs, & Fri  11:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • Wed & Thu 14:30 pm – 15:30 pm
  • Room 1014, E7
  • Walk-in, no need to sign up  (Max. 10 people)

60 minutes per session

We offer English chat rooms five days a week to give students an opportunity to practice their spoken English and make new friends. Past chat room topics or activities include: Travelling, Movies, Pop Culture, Food, Local/International News and Issues, Politics, Studying Abroad, Debate, and other selected topics by tutors/students. You are welcome to suggest a topic too!


  4. The EWCC Review

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  • Student-authored annual magazine
  • Publish once a year
  • It’s free – pick up a copy at the Writing Center or the ELC

Submit your work by email to ewcc@umac.mo

The EWCC Review (formerly known as CREWzine) is a student-authored magazine that is published annually for free distribution. The EWCC Review publishes a variety of works from students including fiction/non-fiction writing, poems, commentaries, films/book reviews, topical columns, photo essays, jokes, original photos, and illustrations, etc. To read our previous issues, please visit: https://ewcc.elc.um.edu.mo/ewcc-review/