Note about concessions

At this time of year, it's not uncommon for misconceptions to circulate about the concessions process. So it's  worth reminding students of where they can find information about  the system.

It is explained clearly in your student handbooks, and is also set out here on the main University web site.

For the avoidance of doubt: individual coursework marks will never be 'adjusted' by the marker on the grounds that a concession form has been submitted.

Shorthand: The Movie

Still hanging on to the forlorn hope that you can get by in journalism without passing your shorthand? Take a look at this new video put together by Sky for the National Council for the Training of Journalists, featuring some of the biggest names in the business.


Work experience showcase

The Kent Messenger's pages were stuffed with stories by Centre for Journalism students during April and May - including bylines on the front and back pages. Here's 10 of the best of them. 


Placements are available to every student at the end of their first year, giving them two weeks of reporting experience on a major regional newspaper.


CfJ on Youtube