Student writing genres
Students come across a wide range of text types during their years at university. In some cases, these are simpler versions of conventional research papers, where the demands for aspects like novelty, significance, depth of analysis, and academic rigour and craftsmanship are lower than the standards in the research community.
In other cases, student writing falls into specific types of assignments. For examples of common genres in different disciplines, see
For guidance on some common student text types, see