The History of Writing Centres in Kuwait: A Critical Perspective

  • Salih Abdullah
  • Inan Deniz Erguvan


The American University of Kuwait and the Gulf University for Science and Technology are two private Kuwaiti universities that have fully functioning writing centres (WCs). The WC activities align with their school’s mission and with the country’s vision for developing human capital. This chapter takes a closer look at these WCs in attempts to discover some of their strategies. Our chosen methodology is document analysis which examines publicly available information. We concluded that both WCs are important and further research is needed to better understand the best practices found within each WC for other Kuwaiti universities to implement.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Salih Abdullah
    • 1
  • Inan Deniz Erguvan
    • 2
  1. 1.King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences in RiyadhRiyadhSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Gulf University for Science and TechnologyMubarak Al-AbdullahKuwait

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