The branch presents regular workshops at UTS Short Courses Venue, Level 7, UTS Bldg 10, 235 Jones Street, Sydney. This venue is wheelchair accessible and has an ambulant bathroom.

The calendar of this year’s workshops is listed below.

Costs: Unless otherwise stated the costs of workshops are $280 for members and $490 for non-members. Costs include all meals and drinks through the day, including tea & coffee on arrival.

Cancellation policy bookings: Up to 24 hours prior to the event, a refund of fee minus $50 will be issued. If 24 hours or less before the event, there is no refund.

Cancellation policy event: Editors NSW reserves the right to cancel an event if less than 12 people are registered.

If you have presenters or topics you would like the branch to present, please contact

Book online by clicking the appropriate workshop link below. Alternatively, contact the events manager at to arrange to book your place.

UTS Short Courses Venue Map

2020 Workshop calendar:

Preparation for the IPEd accreditation exam
Tuesday, 19 May

NB: This workshop is currently cancelled. More details here soon.

Life Writing
Friday, 18 September
Booking details: TBA

2019 Workshop calendar:

The art of manuscript assessment
Grammar and punctuation
Word: intermediate to advanced

2018 Workshop calendar:

Word for editors: tips and tools
Preparing for the accreditation exam
Copyediting: the basics and beyond
InDesign for editors
Setting up a simple website
Introduction to thesis editing
The business of being a freelance editor
Presenter: Rhonda Daniels


The ethics of editing

2017 Workshops:

Brush up your grammar
Improve your quoting practices
Fiction: structural editing
Writing and editing life writing
The Business of being a freelance editors
Editing children’s and YA fiction
InDesign for editors

2016 Workshops:

InDesign for editors
Editing Young Adult fiction
Preparing for accreditation: Tips, strategies and exercises
Successful proofreading
Editing for exhibitions
Grammar in a nutshell


Editing in the digital era