We prepare students to work as versatile communications professionals with a focus on assessing audience needs and delivering thoughtful and relevant content. Our students develop the skills they need to produce content for a variety of professional settings and styles. This site is our home on the world wide web. Here you will find student bios with links to their portfolios, information about our faculty, and our blog, where students and faculty contribute posts on everything writing-related.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS - FUTURE CAREER
Source: 2015/16 KPI survey
Source: 2015/16 KPI survey
Ready to kick start your career in professional writing?
Rhyanne offers advice to the 2018 cohort of Communications – Professional Writing students at Centennial College.
Sophie shares how Centennial’s Professional Writing program prepared her for her role as a Medical Writer and Marketing Copywriter at SAGE Medica, and the path that led her there.
Adam knows that writing well isn’t a skill that just writers need; it’s a skill every person will require in any career. Luckily, he also believes that you improve your writing with the right mindset.
Teaching English as a Second Language has made Rona a better writer, even when writing about tailless amphibians.
Studying writing makes Winnie uncomfortable. No matter how practical she believes it is, she can’t shake the feeling that studying writing is a privilege beyond her grasp.
Writing Realistic Representations of Women All of us can think of stereotypical female roles: the nurturing matriarch, the serial monogamist or the damaged damsel whose scars only make her more beautiful. While we may relate superficially, these personas are often underdeveloped, oversimplified and sometimes just plain wrong. Realistic representations of women in writing are few […]
Rudrakshi questions what makes good writing good, and finds the answer in some unlikely places (hint: a cartoon chef might hold the key).
Is technical writing inherently un-creative? Amelia makes the the case for inspiration, information, and diligence that applies to both Huckleberry Finn and the Adobe Photoshop homepage.
Does writing trigger a mood-boosting response? While Sophie has never experienced the runner’s high, the high she experiences while writing leaves her wondering if the two are related.
We are well into our second year of the Professional Writing program at Centennial College’s Story Arts Centre. Again this year we will be featuring a student-written blog on the topic of writing each week (starting in 10 minutes!). We also have updated student bios in the Current Students section and will be featuring periodic […]