Year 3 students - welcome back, see you Monday


Welcome back to all of our talented Year 3 students. We're looking forward to the amazing things you're going to produce this year.

We'll be running through various important aspects of your project and Convergent Journalism 3 modules at 11am in the small newsroom on Monday morning. 

It's also worth checking the calendar on this web site for the dates of your assessed newsdays. 

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Enter the NCTJ Awards for Excellence


The deadline for the NCTJ's annual journalism awards has been extended until tomorrow (Friday, September 23).

Current students and recent graduates can enter in categories including student journalist of the year, trainee of the year and best student project.

Winners will be given their prizes at a dinner event during the NCTJ Skills Conference which is being held in Portsmouth in November. 

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Your International Friends - here to help


Introducing your International Friends.

Duarte, on the left in the photo, is from Portugal and Anita, on the right, is from Kenya. They are both in Stage 3 and will be based in the small newsroom this year.

Duarte and Anita will be happy to chat and answer any of your questions in person or via email.

Anita -

Duarte -

To avoid confusion - Lesley is in the middle of the picture!  


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So you've chosen to study what?



Whether you're here for your first time or returning as a 2nd or 3rd year, we are very happy to have you here. In case you need a little inspiration, here's some excellent advice from Sky News' Harriet Hadfield.

PS. You have to look at it WITH YOUR PHONE cause mobile #journalism is the future!!!

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Calling all International students


If you have just joined us then welcome to the Centre For Journalism! We hope you have a great time whilst you are here. If you are returning - welcome back. 

My name is Lesley Phippen and I'm the new International Student Mentor for the Centre for Journalism. My role is to offer any help, guidance or support you may need. Please do call in to my office any time or send an email if you want to make an appointment. I will be ably assisted by two international  student friends - Duarte Dias and Anita Nkonge. They will be around later this week and I will be saying more about them in my blog on Wednesday.

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Welcome to the Centre for Journalism's 2016 students


A very warm welcome to all of the students joining us in 2016 for our undergraduate and postgraduate journalism programmes.

Your journey will at times be thrilling, and on occasion you may wonder what you've let youselves in for - but we promise you one thing: life here at the Centre for Journalism will never be dull.

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