International Journalism Week 2018 banner, with a section of a blocky/digitised Earth

Our seventh annual International Journalism Week will take place from 5 to 9 November 2018, with another fascinating programme of discussion about media research and practice from a global perspective, focusing on the threats faced by journalists worldwide.

View the programme

See the full daily schedule of lectures and other events during International Journalism Week.

View online


About the presenters

Read their biographies

Student competitions

We're running two amazing student competitions for International Journalism Week: an individual and a group contest. Prizes include special visits to top UK media organisations, for an inside perspective on how the news is made.

Individual competition

Our individual contest invites students to reflect on the preparation needed for journalists to enter high-risk environments.

More details and how to enter

Group Student Challenge

Form a working group with other students, focus on a case study, discover what high-risk reporting is like around the world, and learn about the organisations campaigning for the protection of journalists and journalism.

More details and how to enter

Social media

Use Twitter hashtag #ijw18
Facebook event page

Information for visitors

Travelling to the event from outside the University? Use this information to plan your visit.

IJW past

To discover the content of past International Journalism Weeks, please explore our webpages for the 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 events.