Professor Munyae Mulinge (Professor of Sociology) takes a class of graduate and doctoral students through the steps of proposal and dissertation writing on Friday, February 17.

The USIU-Africa Language Support Unit hosted for this year’s first Writing Clinic on Friday, February 17 from 10 am in the Chandaria School of Business. The clinic was organized around two simultaneous sessions for undergraduate and post-graduate students.

Prof. Kang’ethe Iraki (Professor of French) and Prof. Munyae Mulinge (Professor of Sociology) addressed graduate and doctoral students on the nature of scientific knowledge and proposal/dissertation writing respectively. Lecturers of English Mr. Peter Mbugua and Ms. Zuhra Magut handled the topics, “Writing Process” and “Writing a Term Paper” respectively, during the undergraduate session.

The clinic is coordinated by Dr. Martin Mburu (Assistant Professor of English) and is aimed at improving academic writing skills across all programs on campus. It involves a mix of presentations, workshops as well as Question and Answer sessions.

The clinic is open to both undergraduate and graduate student and will involve a mix of presentations, workshops and Q & A sessions as follows.

The graduate students in LT1 will be taken through academic writing by  Prof Fred Iraki ((Professor of French) and while Prof. Munyae Mulinge (Professor of Sociology) will tackle proposal and dissertation writing . For undergraduates in B5, Ms. Zahra Magut will handle paragraphing, while Mr. Peter Mbugua will take participants through the writing process. Dr. Mburu will conclude with “Writing a term paper”.​