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News Journalism: Work Experience tips

News Journalism: Work Experience tips

Posted on 11 August 2022 by Rowenna

For the MA News Journalism you will do a compulsory work placement in two newsrooms in order to complete your NCTJ qualification as well as the University degree. I would […]

News Journalism: Major Project advice

News Journalism: Major Project advice

Posted on 11 August 2022 by Rowenna

First of all let me congratulate you, this year will have been hard and you have made it to the final hurdle. This article will give you a bit of […]

News Journalism: Finding Stories

News Journalism: Finding Stories

Posted on 4 August 2022 by Rowenna

It can be a scary thing production days, especially if you don’t have a story. In the first term you only have to write one story per week, by the […]

Day in the life of a News Journalism student

Day in the life of a News Journalism student

Posted on 4 August 2022 by Rowenna

I found it difficult to accept what my days would look like at the start of the year, I found the workload exhausting. I had envisioned my year differently, but […]

News Journalism: Dealing with Councillors

News Journalism: Dealing with Councillors

Posted on 27 July 2022 by Rowenna

When you have to start finding stories in your patches you will often have to try and get a comment from a councillor. In order to publish the story, you […]

Changing your name as a trans student

Changing your name as a trans student

Posted on 10 June 2022 by Kat (She/They)

As a trans student, regardless of if you are beginning your transition in university or not, one of the few things you might want to do is change your name […]

Bringing your car to Uni

Bringing your car to Uni

Posted on 17 November 2020 by Rowenna

Bringing your car up to Uni is a subject often entangled with anxiety and irritation at the lack of parking. This is your how to guide for having a car […]

Dealing with Burnout

Dealing with Burnout

Posted on 17 November 2020 by Rowenna

It’s almost half way through the first term and, even without Covid rampaging and confusing everything, many students would be experiencing a certain level of burnout by now. Stress, anxiety, and depression are common in […]

How to Catch Up On School Work When You Fall Unexpectedly Behind

How to Catch Up On School Work When You Fall Unexpectedly Behind

Posted on 19 October 2020 by Monique

The day before the first week of university began, disaster struck. I got a concussion and had to miss almost to two weeks of classes. While I had told myself […]

Dealing with Homesickness in a Locked-Down World

Dealing with Homesickness in a Locked-Down World

Posted on 12 October 2020 by Henry

The world is a pretty weird place right now. With concepts such as 'test, track and trace'; 'self-isolation' and 'lockdown' all being thrust upon us over the past few months, […]