University of Canberra Young Writer’s Initiative

UWrite@UC! is an exciting free opportunity for high school and college students from the ACT and surrounding regions to spend two days this year on campus at The University of Canberra developing their creative writing skills and meeting and working with other like-minded students. Each full day workshop is led by an award-winning Australian author, and participants will have the opportunity to write, read, listen to and learn from some of Australia’s most highly skilled and dynamic writers.

About UWrite@UC!

UWrite@UC! aims to nurture and encourage talented young Australian writers from the ACT and surrounding regions, who are passionate about creative writing, who love storytelling, reading and building worlds with words.

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UWrite@UC! masterclasses are presented by established, award-winning Australian authors and illustrators, and facilitated by Creative writing teachers from the University of Canberra – come and learn from professional, published writers who will share with you their tips and tricks, take you through their approaches to creative writing, and help you find your own voice and style.

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Key Information

If you or your students are interested in joining the UWrite@UC! program, then click here to find out all the details you will need to know, including how to enrol, when and where workshops will take place, and what you will need to bring.

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Contact us

To book your students’ places, or for any other enquiries about UWrite@UC, please email us on uwrite@canberra.edu.au