CVs, Covering Letters and Personal Statements Proofreading Checklist for SPAG

Activity time: 10 Minutes

Types of media: Handout/s, Helpsheet


Professional and Academic Development Team (University of Bedfordshire)


To increase awareness of common spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) errors that are made in CVs, covering letters and personal statements.


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This information/resource was last updated in June 2021.

This post was originally added to LearnHigher on: May 10, 2018

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A checklist to ensure that CVs, covering letters and personal statements are free of spelling, punctuation and grammar (SPaG) errors.

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Use in conjunction with CVs, covering letters and personal statements.


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