Getting into Journalism
Our industry links and alumni mean our trainees get unrivalled journalism work experience opportunities. Here School of Journalism trainee Adam Wareing tells us about his week at CNN…
Journalism royalty Arthur Edwards MBE officially opened our new London campus.
A-Level results better than expected? You might want to explore your options at another university – in which case UCAS Adjustment is your friend. Below you’ll have all your questions answered in our handy guide to UCAS Adjustment.
Didn’t get the grades you needed? You can still apply to university through UCAS Clearing – we run you through it step-by-step below.
If you’re not holding any offers or have changed your mind on the ones you do have, UCAS Extra is here for you. We explain below how you can apply to university with UCAS Extra.
News Associates was once again named the UK’s number one NCTJ journalism course at the NCTJ Awards for Excellence in November 2018.
We often bang on about how great our NCTJ-accredited journalism degree The School of Journalism is, but why take our word for it? We love catching up with the trainees on our journalism degree in Manchester. Here, first year trainee Harry Benbow tells us what he's...
When people ask me what I do as a trainee journalist I suppose it’s honestly hard to explain, writes School of Journalism first-year trainee Jacob Bentley-York.
I’ve come to the end of my first year at the School of Journalism and it’s lived up to my expectations completely, writes first-year trainee Adam Wareing.
UCAS Adjustment is a bit like UCAS Clearing’s older sister.
Got better grades than expected? Here’s our handy guide to UCAS Adjustment.
The UK’s top-performing NCTJ journalism schools will combine their reporting firepower this week to form one of the country’s biggest team of reporters working through Thursday night to cover local elections.
Things didn’t go to plan? Here’s our handy guide on how to apply to university through UCAS Clearing.
Changed your mind about university? Didn’t get any offers? Here’s our handy guide on how to apply to university with UCAS Extra.
Once the reserve of highly-skilled, specialist cameramen, rapid developments in modern technology and news gathering means that every journalist must now be well-versed in the use of broadcast equipment. But how do you become a broadcast journalist?
No matter how much a journalist prides themselves on their writing ability, this counts for little if they have nothing to write about.
My first term at The School of Journalism was everything I expected it to be – busy, hands-on and exciting, writes first-year trainee Adam Wareing.
Two and a half months into my BA (Hons) Journalism degree at The School of Journalism and I have had more opportunities than I ever expected, writes first-year trainee Lauren Dent.
England’s capital and home to more than 500,000 students, there are so many reasons why you should study journalism in London.
No offers? No problem! Here’s a step-by-step guide to UCAS clearing 2017.
Sometimes it feels like you need a degree just to navigate the UCAS site. So, from ‘What is UCAS clearing?’ to ‘When is the UCAS Extra deadline 2017?’ we’re here to help.
We all know the importance of mobile journalism, but how can you make the most out of your phone? Here we talk about the best mobile journalism apps and top mojo tips.
From breaking political news to covering village fairs, mobile journalism – or mojo as we like to call it – is now as an essential skill for journalists. But what is mobile journalism?
Your fingers are stained with highlighters and you’re waking up with post-it notes stuck in your hair – it must be exam season. But never fear, The School of Journalism are here with seven of the best fool proof revision tips for you.
I know what you’re thinking, what is a cover letter and more importantly, how do I write a cover letter?
In March 2017, 87,611,786 blog posts were published on WordPress alone, and they were viewed by 24,567,344,460 people.
It takes time to write the perfect CV – and most employers will spend less than a minute scanning it. Heartbreaking I know.
Journalism is a cut-throat industry so you have to do whatever you can to get ahead.
Getting into photojournalism is competitive – but so is any job worth having. You won’t become a photojournalist just through taking nice pictures – you need to be able to tell a story through a photo. And once your photos convey emotion, then you’ve nailed it.
We know how hard it is to get journalism work experience – especially if you don’t want to spend a week making tea.
It’s the largest student city in Europe so Manchester must be doing something right.
But what makes studying in Manchester so appealing?
Want to become a sports journalist? That’s not a problem, but you need to know this: before you can be a good sports journalist, you need to learn to be a good journalist.
Whether you’re fresh out of school or thinking of leaving your current job, knowing how to prepare for an interview is a must.
What subjects are needed to study journalism? This is a very common question, to which there isn’t a right or wrong answer. Indeed, ‘journalism’ is a very broad term – therefore it is apt that there are no specific A-levels required if you want to become a journalist....
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it fuelled the journalist. Journalism is the only career where being nosey is a good thing. That is, unless you want to become a spy. Are you interested in fashion? Or maybe you want to become a sports journalist? There’s a form...
For those of you used to writing 140-character tweets, a 4000-character UCAS personal statement might seem like your idea of hell. The UCAS personal statement word count is 47 lines or 4000 characters – and trust us, you’ll want more. Starring at a blank page can be...
Filling in your UCAS application is the first step on the road to graduation – so you want to make sure you do it properly. It may be daunting, but so is going to university so it’s best just to face it head on. The good thing is you don’t need to do it all at once –...
You have slaved over your cover letter and poured blood, sweat and tears into your CV, but there’s one more hurdle before the finish line – building your journalism portfolio. Much like the age-old debate – should your CV be one page or two? – building your journalism...
Knowing how to prepare for a journalism job interview might seem worlds apart from that part-time job application you filled out when you were 15. But never fear, we asked our award-winning editorial team what it takes to make you stand out so you can fulfil your...
In a world where everyone with a smart phone thinks they’re a journalist, speed is everything – and it’s three times quicker to type out Teeline shorthand notes than to listen back to audio recordings. It’s also illegal to make audio or video recordings of most...