Rowena Murray’s Thesis Writing Workshop 29 June - 1 July 2020

Starting Monday 5pm, ending Wednesday 4pm at Bowfield Hotel. This is a practical workshop, with writing activities. Topics covered include writing to prompts, analysing academic writing, strategies for generating text, outlining, social writing, making time to write, constructing a ‘contribution’ argument, writing a 750-word thesis summary and building a repertoire of strategies for thesis writing (also relevant for journal article writing). This course runs for three days (2 nights), and the cost covers fee, accommodation, meals and snacks and access to leisure facilities. Any questions: email or call 07868742534

Contact Bowfield to book and pay for your accommodation.
How to pay: (1) £100 course fee + (2) £260 accommodation & full board

(1) Pay £100 to:

  • account number 47519836
  • sort code 09-01-28
  • IBAN GB02ABBY09012847519836
  • BIC ABBYGB2LXXX, account name Anchorage Educational Services. Bank transfer reference = Your name+thesis20

(2) Pay £260 to Bowfield: call 01505 705225 or email or request university payment because it can take 3-4 weeks to set up Anchorage & Bowfield as Approved Suppliers. It would be good if you could tell Bowfield Reception your dietary/other needs.

Venue and accommodation
When you arrive at Bowfield you will be allocated a single-occupancy room.
Address: Bowfield Road, Howwood, Johnstone PA9 1DZ. Phone: 01505 705225
Email: Website:

Getting to Bowfield Hotel (in the village of Howwood)
Arrive Glasgow 3.30pm and book return after 5.30pm (train) or 7pm (plane).
Howwood is 16 miles south-west of Glasgow.
Howwood train station is 1.5 miles from Bowfield, mostly uphill.
Trains to Johnstone and Howwood leave from Glasgow Central Station.
Glasgow-Johnstone trains are frequent + taxi company at Johnstone station: 01505 336000
Easiest route is taxi: Glasgow-Bowfield Hotel or Glasgow Airport-Bowfield.

Cancellation policy
If you cancel more than 10 working days before the start date – no charge.
Between 5 and 10 working days before start date – 50% charge.
Between 5 working days and the start date – 75% charge.
Cancellation on the start date – 100% charge.