Study of British media coverage of Cecil the Lion

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International student adviser - week beginning 8th October



  Lesley will be away on a family matter all next  week but will be in the following week.

In the meantime, Ju and Laerke will be around if you need any help.

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International student adviser this week



  This week I will be on campus on Wednesday. Please do  call in if you would like to have a chat.


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CFJ Kit return.


The deadline below has passed.

Failure to return your overdue kit by 3.30pm today (thursday 5th Oct 2017) will result in an increased penalty and the withdrawl of permission to use CFJ kit in future. No exceptions.


All students:-

Please return all overdue kit on monday 2nd october after 10am.

Please charge up both batteries in video kits and make certain your gear is clean, tidy and complete.

Please report any faults, breakages or lost items before I inspect the kits.

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An Uber-sized problem?


(This article was originally published on Backbench UK here, you can find my profile here)

This summer, after a typically naff Monday night at one particular Watford nightclub that anyone in south-east England will be familiar with, we took an Uber back to a friend’s house.

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Circumventing #FakeNews not by regulating the press!


To some of us, journalism is a "game". To others, it’s a "hobby". To the rest, it’s a profession. For a smaller group, journalism is "life." Those who dedicate their ‘lives’ to journalism find it challenging to divide their identity as individuals and journalists. However, doing serious journalism, which demands commitment and perseverance, has become a major challenge in the age of #FakeNews.

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International Tea a big success



 Thanks to  everyone for coming along to make our first tea party of the term  big success. A BIG thank you too, to Gerardo, Ju, Laerke and Ron for helping to get everything ready.

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Thrown in the not so deep end

So, last week was my induction week for the MA course in multimedia journalism here at Kent. Deciding to embark on this nine or so months of intensity was probably the hardest decision of my life.
Earlier in the year, I thought I'd made my mind up about studying political theory at York. I'd even started looking at accommodation. Yet, a nagging feeling prevented me from immediately accepting the offer of a place, and so I prevaricated for several months. 
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Calling all new international students


You have your own student  advisor ad mentors in the CFJ. Lesley, Ju and Laerke are all here to help you. Lesley is based in room G3 02 and can be contacted on 01634 888819 or

 More information and photos will be appearing soon.


In the meantime, look out for posters about the International  Tea Party on Wednesday 27th September.

Have a good Freshers' week!

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Applications open for NUS Student Journalists 2017-18!


The NUS are recruiting paid student journalists to represent the realities of life on campus. The job pays £1,000 a year for two pieces per month, plus you get a student associate membership with the NUJ. Your pieces would be promoted on 

The NUS is looking for six reporters to cover students in the community, sustainable student practices, lifestyle and student perspectives.  

To apply submit a piece on any of the themes above as a 400 word news report, or a 400 comment piece, or a 2 minute multimedia piece. 

The deadline for submission is 5pm Friday 22 September 2017. Please attach a CV with your application and links to any previously published work. If you are submitting a video or audio piece, please let us know what editing platforms you use.

Please email your submission to

For those hired, regular submissions will be expected from November 2017 to November 2018. An induction day will be held in the first week of November at the NUS London office. Travel will be paid for by NUS.

If you have any further queries please email: Tweet us: @nusuk #nusjournos

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