Become a Better Communicator with GCAC

The Graduate Centre for Academic Communication (GCAC), formerly known as ELWS, is part of the University of Toronto’s School of Graduate Studies (SGS). Our instructors help U of T graduate students working in all disciplines to improve their academic writing and speaking.

How can GCAC help you?

  • through courses and workshops that will make you a more effective writer and presenter at every stage, from pre-writing to editing
  • through personalized instruction and a modular curriculum that gives you control over what you learn and when
  • through targeted instruction that meets the needs of both native and non-native speakers of English
  • through insights into the genres of academic communication you’ll need to master to succeed, from grant proposals to journal articles to theses

We Offer Four Types of Support:

  1. Courses (registration required)
  2. Workshops (drop-in; no registration required)
  3. One-on-One Writing Consultations (by appointment only; book online)
  4. Writing Boot Camps and Intensives (registration required)

All GCAC offerings are free for registered U of T graduate students. Join the GCAC Listserv to receive weekly notifications of all our activities.


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