Calling all vloggers and bloggers!

Sign up to the ‘Kent Students’ blog; create content about your life and study at Kent and earn Employability Points.The idea is that current Kent students write about aspects of student, extra-curricular or academic life to really give prospective students an insight into life here at the University. The blog is a fantastic way to hone your writings skills, write about your experiences of being a student at Kent and offer invaluable insights for the benefit of others thinking of studying here.

If you are interested in becoming a student blogger or have a video blog, you can apply here

What is it like to be an international student at the Centre for Journalism?

Moving to a different country for university sounds super scary doesn't it? If you're getting ready for the start of uni and feeling a bit worried, don't be! We pride ourselves in having excellent international students study with us. They come from all over the world and bring the stories of their countries with them. Want to hear what they have to say about their time at the Centre for Journalism? We've made an interactive map for you to play with!!!

Sign up as a Kent Unibuddy and help future students figure uni out

Going to uni, whether it's close or far away from where you live, can be a scary and confusing experience. The University is trying to make the process a bit easier by having Unibuddies. What is a Unibuddy? They are students that have signed up to be available to get questions from people who are thinking of coming to Kent. What's the weather like? How are your lecturers? As an international student what was the hardest thing to get used to? All of these and more, are questions that Unibuddy students can help answer.

Want to sign up? On top of good karma for helping other people out, you also get: 

  • 30 Employability Points for signing up
  • 10 points for attending the training session
  • Additional 10 points for the most committed ‘buddy’ per month
  • Additional 5 points for best blog post per month
  •  Will count towards KSCV

Interested? You can fill out this online application.

Professional Adviser is looking for a multimedia journo who can also present videos and events!

Professional Adviser is looking for another talented, all-round journalist who can break news and write probing analysis and also has the potential to chair events and present video items. They are a resource for financial advisers in the UK and produces easily accessible, need-to-know news, features and analysis focused on financial solutions, business development and industry trends and issues. You can join CFJ grads (and award winning journalists) Tom Ellis and Jayna Rana (who writes for its sister publication Investment Week).

Want to help with AMMPE's social media presence?

Do you love social media? do you take pride in carefully crafted instastories? Do you want some CV experience running accounts for a big organisation? The Worlwide Association for Women Writers and Journalists' biannual conference is coming to the UK Nov 6-9 and we need some help! The Centre for Journalism is one of 4 partner organisations getting things ready. We are on twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn but need help keeping it updated. Maybe even coming up with an Instagram account. 

We are looking for volunteers to help beef up our online presence. This is an unpaid position that will cover expenses if needed, but it also gives you privileged access to the conference in November. So many incredible journalists will be there. You wouldn't be left alone: our lecturer Laura Garcia will be coordinating and guiding the people who are chosen for this. 

INTERESTED? Please send an email to l.garcia@kent.ac.uk with a couple of ideas of things that we could do for AMMPE's social media presence. Men and women are welcome to apply for the position. Deadline to express interest is May11th, 2018. 

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