Joining WIJ as a student journalist is a great way to enrich your studies and help get a foot on the ladder. As every journalist knows, networking is key and a bursting contacts book is something every editor wants to see in potential hires.

As a student member of WIJ, you will receive invitations to WIJ’s seminars and events, where you can pick up vital tips and mix with more seasoned members of the trade. Past events include debates on how to pitch stories or WIJ’s own research publication into how teenage boys are portrayed in the media. Not only will such opportunities help you on your way, they might give you ideas for assignments in your qualification.

Students at all stages of their studies are welcome to join WIJ for the reduced price of £10 per year ( by direct debit ) . Event prices are also reduced to £5 ( subject to availability ) WIJ has long-standing relationships with some of the UK’s top journalism schools and your lecturers may already be involved.

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Bloggers wanted! WIJ offers a free event ticket to members who cover its discussions for the news pages of this website. For more information, read this.

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