One thing that all students do is write. Whatever subject you're studying,
whatever skills and knowledge you gain, you will do a lot of writing
while you're a student. So it's important that you develop a writing
style which makes it possible for you to say what you mean, that shows
your tutors that you understand what you're doing, and that doesn't
take you too much time or too much agonising. You'll find lots of
material here to help you do that. We'll look at the question of what
a 'good writing style' actually looks like. Then we'll break it down
into detail. We'll look at questions like whether you should use 'I'
in your assignments, and whether you should use forms like 'we'll'
or 'can't' or whether you should put them in full, as 'we shall' and
'cannot'. We'll look at things to avoid in academic writing, and things
to include. A lot of what we'll do is basically concerned with one
question - whether writing should be formal or informal. So that's
what we'll look at first.