Varsity 2015: How to cover sporting events in style
Jem Collins takes a look at how to cover one of the biggest sporting events in the student sphere.
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#SPANC15 Shortlist Announced
As anticipation for the biggest event in the calendar of any UK student journalist grows, the SPA is pleased to announce the
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Elections Coverage 2015: The brightest and best
South East Officer, Jem Collins, takes a tour of some of the best student election coverage of 2015.
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#SPANC14 winners announced
At a glittering ceremony at Nottingham Trent University last night, the winners of the second annual Student Publication Association were
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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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