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Portrait of Amelia Oates

As soon as you start the course, you are a Journalist

Amelia Oates BA Journalism Studies

Second year BA Journalism student Amelia shares what she thinks about the course, and her future plans.

Shakthi Thyagarajan

Learning the skills to achieve a life-long dream

Shakthi Thyagarajan 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.

Portrait of Michelle Almeida

It's a very hands-on course, so you're never bored!

Michelle Almeida Journalism Studies BA

Michelle is in her final year of her BA Journalism course. Her advice is to just enjoy it, and to make the most of unexpected opportunities.

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