Reflective Writing

Reflective writing is an important aspect of academic writing in higher education. These resources and workshops will explore techniques that will allow you to learn from personal and professional experiences, and identify gaps in your knowledge.

Academic Learning Development can offer support with getting going with reflective writing including techniques for recording your reflections and structuring your assignments.

Resources Available

To help you with your studies we have created learning resources that you can make use of when preparing for your next reflective writing assignment. The following resources are recommended to help you improve your reflective writing skills:

The complete set of resources can be found on Blackboard, under the Student Support tab> Academic Learning Development> Resources> Reflective writing.


There are several workshops taking place through the academic year that can support you in improving your reflective writing skills across our campuses. Please make sure you email to book your place.

  • Discussion, Argument & Critical Analysis: Tues 13 Nov, 12:30-2pm, Lg25
  • Reflective Writing in Academic Assignments: Mon 10 Dec, 12:30-2pm, Of27

Please e-mail if you would like to book a workshop on this topic.

You can download the full workshop schedule or visit the Student Events Calendar for more details.

Additional workshop topics can be offered on request. Please email if you have a specific request for an additional workshop.


If you would like to book a one-to-one tutorial you can contact us by emailing or calling 01227 928641.


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Last edited: 14/09/2018 14:44:00