Regional Writing Centre - Seventh National Secondary School Essay-Writing Competition

Regional Writing Centre, University of Limerick, inviting students from Transition Year and 5th Year to take part in the Seventh National Secondary School Essay-Writing Competition.

We would like students to take a decisive stand on the following prompt, which is to be explored in an essay of 800-1,000 words:

“Affordable student housing is essential and could be a solid investment for the Government. So why are we handing it over to the vultures”, asks reporter Éilis Ryan.

The primary purpose of our competition is to give students the opportunity to engage in a social debate through writing and to prepare them for argumentative writing at third level. In addition, the competition highlights the University of Limerick’s commitment to supporting the educational advancement of prospective students. The Regional Writing Centre is dedicated to helping students to develop strategies to become more confident, critical and autonomous writers, able to write persuasively in all contexts, whether academic or professional.

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