Academic Phrasebank
Phrases that can be used in your own writing. Manchester University.

Academic Writing

Academic Writing in English
Aalto University

Advice on Academic Writing
University of Toronto

Improve Your Writing
University of Bristol

Purdue OWL
The Online Writing Lab at Purdue University

Start to finish: Essay writing
University of Manchester

University of Richmond’s Writer’s Web
University of Richmond

UW-Madison Writer’s Handbook
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Write Site
University of Sydney

EAP Foundation

Writing for a Purpose
Advice and exercises on writing university assignments.

Writing for Research Projects, and Essay Writing
London Metropolitan University

Your personal statement
Advice from UCAS on writing the dreaded document


Complete books

Academic Writing : A Handbook for International Students
by Stephen Bailey. 5th edn. (2017)

Business English for Success
by Scott McLean (2011)

Doing Essays & Assignments
by Pete Greasley (2011)

Essay Writing : a Student’s Guide
by MunLing Shields (2010)

How to Use Your Reading in Your Essays
by Jeanne Godfrey. 2nd edn. (2013)

How to Write an Assignment
by Pauline Smith. 8th edn. (2009)

How to Write Better Essays
by Bryan Greetham (2001)

How to Write Essays & Assignments
by Kathleen McMillan and Jonathan Weyers. 2nd edn. (2011)

Science Research Writing for Non-Native Speakers of English
by Hilary Glasman-Deal (2009)

The Scientist’s Guide to Writing
by Stephen B. Heard (2016)

The Student’s Guide to Writing
by John Peck and Martin Coyle. 3rd edn. (2012)

Writing At University : A Guide For Students
by Phyllis Creme and Mary R. Lea. 3rd edn. (2008)

Writing for Success
by University of Minnesota Libraries (2015)

Writing Up Your University Assignments And Research Projects
by Neil Murray and Geraldine Hughes (2008)


Develop your writing
Effective Study Skills, by Geraldine Price and Pat Maier

How to write an essay
The Smart Study Guide, by Louise Tamblin and Pat Ward

Techniques for academic writing
Study Skills for Part-Time Students, by Dorothy Bedford and Elizabeth Wilson

A toolkit for academic writing
The Smarter Student, by Kathleen McMillan