Getting into Journalism
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.
Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it fuelled the journalist.
For those of you used to writing 280-character tweets, a 4,000-character UCAS personal statement might seem like your idea of hell.
Filling in your UCAS application is the first step on the road to graduation – so you want to make sure you do it properly.
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.
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.
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.