Student Publication Association National Conference 2020

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Event details

2-4 October 2020
Sheffield Students' Union, Western Bank, Sheffield S10 2TG
Tickets start at £55, with accommodated tickets starting at £90. All tickets include access to the entire weekend, lunch on the Saturday and Sunday and a three-course meal at the SPA's Awards Dinner on the Saturday night. All accommodated tickets feature single-occupancy rooms within walking distance of the venue.
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The Department of Journalism Studies at the University of Sheffield is proud to support the 2020 conference of the Student Publication Association (SPA).

Co-organised with Sheffield's student paper Forge Press, the weekend will bring together student journalists from across the UK for talks, panels and networking with guests from the media. The conference will also host the SPA's first ever Careers Fair, sponsored by Bloomberg.

#SPANC20 has been rearranged from its original dates in April owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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