Flash Friday 07/08: Migrants, University Challenge and VC pay
Breaking news is a much larger part of our industry now than it was a few years ago. Reporting a
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Flash Friday 31/07: Sporting success, love letters and journalistic ethics
A student’s summer is a strange phenomenon. You go home, argue with your parents, grab that internship with both hands
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Student Publication Association hits 80 members across two countries
Less than four months after #SPANC15 saw more than 100 student journalists descend on Southampton, the SPA has reached a
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Flash Friday 24/07: Jon Snow, a jail sentence and a degree in Kim-Jong un
It’s been a busy week in the student media sphere, earmarked by music festivals and packed full with a jail
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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…

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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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