Writing Centres in Higher Education: working in and across the disciplines

This collection of essays reflects on the ways in which writing centres in South Africa are working in and across disciplines.


HELTASA Special Interest Groups

The 10 HELTASA Special Interest Groups play an important role of contributing to the advancement of the main goals of HELTASA. These groups of highly committed HELTASA researchers, scholars and practitioners act as advocates of SOTL in higher education while focusing on their specific individual themes. On an annual basis, the SIGS plan activities or [...]


Writing Centre Event

In line with the promotion of SOTL related activities, the Writing Centre SIG will be hosting the South African Writing Centre Consultants’ Day : When: 25 & 26 July 2017 Where: Pretoria, University of South Africa, Kgorong Building (Function Hall) The symposium is organized by the Department of English Studies, University of South Africa. Later  [...]


HELTASA SIGs upcoming events for 2017

During the ICED: HELTASA conference in November, 2016 the various HELTASA SIGs had productive meetings and workshop. The meetings resulted with the generation of the following exciting events to look forward to in 2017. SIG Name Contact/Convenor Event/Activity Writing Centre Puleng Sefalane – CPUT Email: Sefalanep@cput.ac.za Writing Symposium 2017 Invitations open for institution [...]


The Writing Centre SIG 2016 Report

Although not many activities in WSIG due to a number of challenges (i.e. structure and funding) there were two major developments that occurred in 2016. This report serves to account for the Writing Centre SIG activities (Consultants’ Day and Symposium) in 2016.  Academic Development Symposium The Writing Centres participated in the regional symposium at UNISA [...]