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‘Ireland’ region renamed to reflect growing membership

‘Ireland’ region renamed to reflect growing membership

The Student Publication Association has renamed one of its eight regions, in the spirit of recognising growing diversity amongst student journalism in that region, and a commitment to ensure all members of the region are fairly represented. The ‘Ireland and Northern Ireland Region’ replaces the former ‘Ireland Region’, and covers…

Half of student publications fear folding within 12 months, SPA research shows

Half of student publications fear folding within 12 months, SPA research shows

Half of the UK’s student newspapers at the forefront of scrutiny of universities and colleges face closure within the next year as universities use COVID-19 funding pressures as an excuse to cut lifeline funding, research from the Student Publication Association (SPA) has shown. Just over half (52%) of publications surveyed…

Join our team as a dedicated Project Officer

Join our team as a dedicated Project Officer

Each year, the Student Publication Association appoints a few Project Officers, who join our team to help out with specific initiatives, from advocacy to assisting with our digital output. As we’ve just entered the 2020/21 year for the SPA, with a new Executive Committee and Board of Trustees, we’re recruiting…