Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Making media: production, practices and professions

12th December 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

What does it mean and what does it take to make media? What is the lived experience of media workers within the global media industries?

September 2018


Beth Johnson: In conversation with screenwriter Paul Abbott - a Media Futures Special Event

26th September 2018, 1.00pm2.00pm

Hear how Paul Abbott progressed from writing for Coronation Street to winning a host of awards for his screenwriting.

China in Africa

26th September 2018, 3.30pm6.30pm

This seminar will consider China’s activities in Africa from a variety of perspectives including industrialisation, agricultural development, security and international relations.

Challenges and changes in the newsroom

3rd October 2018, 2.00pm3.00pm

In this Media Futures talk, BBC News lead presenter and journalist, Huw Edwards, will talk about his career over the last 30 years.

Year in industry information session

3rd October 2018, 2.00pm3.00pm

Find out more about the opportunity of doing a year in industry and what it entails.

Study abroad information session

3rd October 2018, 3.00pm5.00pm

Are you interested in studying abroad? Then come along to find out what it’s all about and meet some of the students who have already spent a year abroad.

Media, politics and crisis in Puerto Rico - the "last" U.S. colony in the Western hemisphere

3rd October 2018, 4.15pm5.30pm

Federico Subervi discusses the current state of the mass media and journalism in Puerto Rico in the midst of the island’s ongoing crises post Hurricane María.

Undergraduate Open Day

6th October 2018 (all day)

Explore campus, talk to staff and students and find out about your subjects at our open day.

In the age of #fakenews question everything

9th October 2018, 4.00pm5.00pm

Investigative journalist, Alek Boyd, talks about why it's imperative that budding journalists question the sources they’ve come to rely on.