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Some professors, especially but not only in Public Policy ask students to write policy briefs. If you are given an assignment like this, try this link.

The Policy Brief - OSI/IPF

Prepared by policy writing experts and former CAW staff Eoin Young and Lisa Quinn. Clear pdf handout.


Report Writing FAQ - University of New South Wales

A very well organised, readable site on university report writing.

Report writing - Academic Skills Programme - Canberra University

A detailed page with full guidelines. Information clearly laid out in lists and tables.