The Writing Center

The VCUQatar Writing Center offers one-on-one writing support for students in any discipline ranging from preliminary planning through all the steps of the writing process, including help in using English as a second language.

Experienced writing tutors are available to help students develop ideas for papers, to teach organization of clear and concise thought and to aid in choosing a writing style to appeal to the intended audience.

Because writing clarifies thinking, the mission of the VCUQatar Writing Center is to help all VCUQatar students use English to:

  • clarify their thinking,
  • organize their thoughts, and
  • convey their thoughts appropriately to an audience.
Contact
Room 107e
+974 4402 0621
vcuqwriting@vcu.edu

Book an appointment

The Writing Center runs an appointment schedule where students can schedule 45-minute one-on-one appointments with a Writing Instructor or Peer Tutor for help with the writing aspects of their assignments. The Writing Center instructors work closely with VCUQatar faculty to ensure that students receive writing guidance that reinforces classroom instruction and achieves assignment intentions.

Faculty

  • Amy Andres

    Director of Libraries
    Assistant Professor

    P +974 4402 1531
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  • Abdul Rahman Anwar

    Materials Library Assistant

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  • Annabel Armstrong-Clarke

    Digital Media Archivist

    P +974 4402 0577
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  • Beena Noorudeen

    Library Technical Services Manager

    P +974 4402 0576
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    Room Room 106n

  • Iman Mazhar

    Library Specialist I

    P +974 4402 0578
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    Room Room 106n

  • Jacqulyn Williams

    Instruction and Access Services Librarian, Assistant Professor

    P +974 4402 0579
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  • Jean Hodges

    Writing Center Instructor

    P +974 4402 0621
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  • Liya Louis

    Library Specialist II
    Library Technologist

    P +974 4402 0584
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  • Marynol Amat

    Administrative Business Specialist

    P +974.4402.0586
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  • Michael Wirtz

    Head, Research & Library Technology
    Associate Professor

    P +974 4402 0734
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    Room Room 106q

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Peer Tutors

Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located? Rooms 390 c, d, and e, and VCUQatar's Library.
What services do you provide? Students can receive one-on-one or small group tutoring to help with the writing aspects of their assignments. This includes preliminary planning through all the steps of the writing process, including help in using English as a second language.
Whom do you serve? Although we strive to serve the entire VCUQatar population (students, faculty, and staff), our limited staffing resources require us to prioritize. Undergraduate students currently enrolled at VCUQatar receive priority services.
How long is an appointment? Sessions last 45 minutes. However, depending on the assignment and the needs of the student, sessions may be slightly shorter or longer.
Do I have to make an appointment? Yes. Appointments are required.
How can I make an appointment? You can schedule an appointment through our online system. Go to the Writing Center page at http://www.qatar.vcu.edu/writingcenter and click on "Book an appointment."
I haven’t written anything yet – can I still come? Yes! TWC staff are prepared to assist with all stages of the writing process, including understanding the assignment and brainstorming.
Where can I get more information? Stop by The Writing Center, access the Writing Center's link at http://www.qatar.vcu.edu/writingcenter or email vcuqwriting@vcu.edu. We hope to see you soon!