The Centre for Journalism Tenth Anniversary drinks Priority


Ten years. More than 500 news conferences. Thousands of vox pops in Gillingham High Street. Hundreds of brilliant careers in many different industries.

The Centre for Journalism is trying to gather as many of its former and current students as possible to raise a glass in celebration of our first decade.

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Press officer job



Medway Council are looking for someone to help in the press office for a few months and it is possible this could turn in to a permanent job.

Key responsibilities will be "dealing with media enquiries from journalists, writing press releases and monitoring social media".

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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.

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Sweeps Festival


The bank holiday weekend is coming soon and in Rochester that means only one thing - the return of the annual Sweeps Festival.Sweeps festival is a celebration of traditional holiday of chimney sweeps which happens on May 1 each year. 

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CfJ bylines galore in today's Daily Mail


Centre for Journalism postgrad Harry Howard is having a productive time on his placement on the Daily Mail newsdesk, if today's edition of the paper is anything to go by. Harry, who completed his Multimedia Journalism MA this summer, has capped his first week on the job with no fewer than 3 bylines in the Saturday paper, including the prized page 3 lead - for a story on two BP garages facing each other on the same road charging different prices for fuel.

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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).

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Today Student Journalism Awards 2018


The BBC's Today programme has launched some awards for student journalists - put your applications in!  There's a wide range of categories and the deadline is the end of August.  The winner of the category 'Student Journalist of the Year 2018' will be offered a place on the BBC News Journalism Trainee Scheme (paid) and there are also offers of work experience.



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Moral relativism versus universal morality


The sin of moral relativism should not be underestimated.

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Macedonia will change its name: Is it important?


Republic of Macedonia is a country in the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. It declared independence from the former Yugoslavia in 1991. A multiethnic society, four official languages are spoken in Macedonia: Albanian, Turkish, Romani and Serbian. Macedonia has an open and market-based economy and is a member of the Council of Europe and Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE).

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Howzat! Victoria breaks boundary as first female cricket presenter


Congratulations to Centre for Journalism graduate Victoria Polley who has just become the first female presenter of the county cricket programme Around The Wicket at BBC Essex.

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