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Report Writing - Resources for Students

The resources included on this page are designed to help you assess and develop your report writing skills.

Assess your skills

Not sure where to start? Have a go at this simple activity designed to help you determine your strengths and development needs.


Top 3 activities

Identify the audience and purpose
Reports_Picture_Audience.jpgWho is your report for? Try this activity showing how a different audience and purpose changes the focus of your report.

Sections of a report
Not sure where information should go? Try this activity on the different purposes of each report section.

Organise your report
RW-activity3How can you make sure your report has a logical structure? Try this activity on organising reports.

Academic writing for reports
Reports_Picture_Academic_writing.jpgAre you writing clearly and concisely? Try this activity to develop your academic writing for reports.

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