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06 May 2009

Vital tips and advice on writing for University publications

Whatever your job here at the University, at some time or other you'll probably have to write something on behalf of the institution.

It might be a brochure, leaflet, report or web page – but whatever you have to write, it's worth bearing in mind that the University has some useful guidelines to help you when it comes to drafting and proofing copy.

The University's 'House Style Guide' gives vital tips and advice on everything from adopting the right tone of voice to using punctuation correctly.

The University's Publications Manager Rowena Forbes said: "Just as the University has worked hard to develop a visual identity – it's also useful to follow some basic guidelines when it comes to writing, so that we offer a clear, coherent and professional voice."

The guide can be found on StaffNet at: