£7k journalism bursary winners revealed
Four SPA members have won bursaries totalling £7,000 in a hotly-contested competition to study with one of the UK’s leading journalism trainee
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SPA Statement on Sheffield SU’s proposals to scale down Forge Press newsroom
Following Forge Press’ recent petition against union plans to decrease the size of their media hub, the SPA has released
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Flash Friday 17/07: Seven days of student politics
Student politics is a staple in our diets and can sometimes be hard to digest – but there’s usually good
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Flash Friday 10/07: Budgets, breakfast, and body cameras
Student media has had an exciting seven days. Aside from salivating at the reintroduction of a mighty breakfast challenge, student
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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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