Student paper ‘The Journal’ closes down
Edinburgh based student newspaper and SPA member publication, The Journal, has gone into liquidation. The paper combined the work of students at
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Flash Friday 21/08: ‘Corbyn-mania’ and #StudentMedia15
Unless you have been hiding under a rock with no WiFi, you’ll know two things. Jeremy Corbyn, instigator of ‘Corbyn-mania,’
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Flash Friday 14/08: Student satisfaction, tube strikes and A-level results
Deny it all you like, the hype surrounding yesterday’s A-level results put us (much older, sob) students in a nostalgic
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National award for best FOI story announced
The SPA is excited to announce the launch of a brand new award for student journalists designed to celebrate intuitive and investigative reporting. 
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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…

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Awards & Competitions

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

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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.

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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.

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