Cameron Broome's work experience byline
My Christmas work experience experience
It was approaching Christmas and I was preparing to enjoy lots of chocolate, alcohol, films and TV, family gatherings –
Read more.
Don’t let the cost put you off a journalism masters
Getting a job in journalism is expensive. Just when you thought you were finished being crippled by unpaid internships, you’re
Read more.
SPA 2018 Work Experience: Digital News, Social Media and Reporting
We’re super excited to announce the second part of our work experience scheme, following on from our software and coding
Read more.
University Sport:, Chris Upson
The joys of student sport reporting
The late, great, Bill Shankly once said “Some people believe football is a matter of life and death, I am
Read more.

SPA Twitter

The SPA is proudly sponsored by:

Promoting, supporting and training student journalists from across the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

The Student Publication Association is made up of more than 70 publications across two countries and is free to join. Whether we're helping student papers fight censorship, running a masterclass or negotiating exclusive deals for our members, we're always working for student journalists.

Below are just some of the advantages our members benefit from

SPA Training Hub

This section of our website is designed to help give student journalists and student publications all the training they need to improve their articles and make their publications the best that they can be. If you want help improving an aspect of your journalism skills that’s not explained in our…

Read more

Awards & Competitions

We hold our prestigious national awards every year, as well as keep track of scholarships and competitions across the UK.

Read more


With a network of regional and national officers, we aim to give a swift reply to any member needing advice or support, as well as create a strong community.

Read more

Standardised Style Guide

Sub-editing can be a tricky job at the best of times, so make your life easier with a standard set of rules.

Read more