School of Journalism, Media and Communication
Find out more about life as a Sheffield Journo.
See the UoS Journalists in action
Welcome to newsdays at the University of Sheffield, where each of our students get the chance to report on their own patch. Take a look at some of the brilliant stories from last year!
Students tackle the big issues with charity campaigns
Several of our final year BA Journalism students have found success in campaigning for a range of charitable causes - including domestic abuse, homelessness and period poverty - as part of their News Project module.
More about our course
As soon as you start the course, you are a Journalist
Amelia Oates Undergraduate student, BA Journalism Studies
Second year BA Journalism student Amelia shares what she thinks about the course, and her future plans.
Practice journalism for real with your own patch in the city. Each day will present you with a new challenge: you could be on location filming for a breaking TV news story, heading to the courtroom to hunt down details of a criminal prosecution, or interviewing a sports star for an Instagram reel.
Learning the skills to achieve a life-long dream
Shakthi Thyagarajan BA Journalism Studies, Current student
Shakthi has had her heart set on being an Investigative Journalist since the age of 15. Now, half-way through her BA degree at the University of Sheffield, she has discovered a range of new passions, like Documentary film.
International Journalism Week
International Journalism Week (or IJW), is a prestigious annual event designed to immerse you in global media issues. It's the perfect chance to learn from and network with industry professionals.Find out more about IJW
Work placements: giving you practical experience
Achieve your dream with work placements
Our connections in the local, national and international media industry are unparalleled! During your time with us, our brilliant employability team can help you get that work placement you've always dreamed about - securing you the experience you need to get your foot in the door.
Student websites from the News Project module
Your Sheffield is an all-female newspaper that reports on women in the community. The team comprises of Editor-in-Chief Hollie Taylor, Social Media Editor Ella McDermott, Lead Campaign Manager Keren Ossou, Assistant Campaign Manager Alice Wells, Visual Editor Hollie Milburn and Website Editor Kamila Swierszsz.
South Yorkshire Echo
The South Yorkshire Echo is an online news outlet created by Editor Madelynne Flack, Deputy Editor Roman Reiter, Campaign Leader Stanley Willey, Social Media Officers Maddy Burgess and Rupal Mundhra and Sports Reporter Siyu Ma.
Steel City Insider
The Steel City Insider is an online news outlet created by Editor-in-Chief Joel Hooke, News Editor Liseli Thomas, Campaign Coordinator Elena Baeza Ruso, Social Media Manager Caitlin Hart and News Reporters Liliya Arutyunyun and Charlie Baker.
About the NCTJ
Why is the NCTJ Diploma important?
The National Council for the Training of Journalists delivers the premier training scheme for journalists in the UK. Our BA course is accredited by the NCTJ - but what does that mean?