10 Inspirational Quotes for Fed-Up Students

It’s that time of year again! Dissertations are due and exams are looming. It’s easy to get bogged down with the heaps of essay writing and study you need to get through over the next few months. It’s going to be tough, but it will all be worth it in the end! You’ll make it through. To help, we’ve […]

Proofreading and Computer Spell-Checkers

Many students believe that they can depend on their computer spell-checker for their proofreading needs. They are wrong. At best, spell-checkers can help you with about 60% of basic spelling errors. They will also suggest absurd ‘corrections’ for technical words they don’t recognise, yet fail to pick out innumerable other mistakes that would be screamingly […]

5 Reasons Why Proofreading is Important

Proofreading is an essential skill if you want to get a decent grade at uni. Despite the fact that we all know how unreliable spell checkers are, we rely on them to save time and assume that as long as there are no wiggly lines under our work, it’s fine. But this may not always […]

Academic Proofreading – The Benefits

Academic Proofreading for Students – The Demands of Academic Writing  Why do we need Academic Proofreading? For most students the essays they submit during their time at university will be the most important pieces of writing they ever compose. Unfortunately, too many students fail to realise that the standards of writing required for such assignments are […]