4.8 Examples of student writing

Check the samples below to learn how some University of Auckland students craft their academic writing.

Music essay

Asian Studies essay

Engineering report

Medsci research report

Short answer question


Annotated bibliography

Further reading

• Writing an argument (Harvard University)
• Developing and organising your argument (University of Manchester)
Types of academic writing (University of Sydney) 
• Descriptive versus analytical writing (University of Leeds)
• Using and acknowledging the work of others (University of Auckland)
• First steps to paraphrasing (University of Auckland)


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