Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures

School of Media and Communication




Google workshop: writing for social media

27th February 2018, 4.00pm5.00pm

Google Digital Garage social media workshop

February 2018


Reporting Grenfell

6th March 2018, 4.00pm5.00pm

BBC Radio 5 Live journalist, Rosanna Pound-Woods, explores the difficulty between ensuring high quality, informative radio content, whilst remaining sensitive and respectful of people’s privacy at such a traumatic time.

Mentoring scheme information session

7th March 2018, 1.00pm2.00pm

How to design loveable experiences - an introduction to service design

7th March 2018, 2.00pm3.00pm

Johanna Härmä and Abi Golestanian from global design agency, FJORD, share their experiences and examples of the work they do.

Naga Munchetty: BBC Breakfast News

8th March 2018, 1.00pm2.00pm

BBC television presenter and journalist Naga Munchetty will be here to discuss her career path in the fast paced world of news.

How To Break Into Television

13th March 2018, 4.00pm5.00pm

Learn how to take those first steps in television and get that first role under your belt.

Interested a career in news and current affairs reporting?

14th March 2018, 1.00pm2.00pm

Speakers include Simon Buckby (former advisor to Tony Blair), Helen Clifford (Panorama), Dan Hewitt (ITV Political Correspondent) and Samantha Magnus (press officer in the Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office).

WildLines: nature on the page - wild writing then and now

15th March 2018, 7.15pm8.30pm

Professor Kate Oakley joins a panel of writers and naturalists who will explore the process of putting our experience of the natural world down on paper. Who gets to write about nature, and why? Is there a place for politics in nature writing? Does the north have the nature-writing it deserves? And why does nature writing matter?