Future News Worldwide 2017

Future News Worldwide 2017

Deadline: 28th February 2017

How to apply

If you’re a student who’s passionate about journalism then this is an opportunity you don’t want to miss and the British Council wants to hear from you. Whether you’re a writer, blogger, vlogger, photographer, radio journalist or work in any other kind of media you can apply for a place at Future News Worldwide 2017 as long as you meet all of the eligibility requirements below.

To apply for a place at Future News Worldwide 2017 you must be:

  • Aged 18-25 on 1st July 2017
  • A registered university undergraduate student (or have graduated within the last year)
  • Dedicated to a career in journalism, in any form
  • Able to travel to the UK for the conference on 6th and 7th July 2017
  • A native speaker of English OR be able to speak English at the equivalent level of IELTS level 6.5Opens in a new tab or window. (a formal qualification is not required, just the ability to speak at this level)

PLEASE NOTE: shortlisted applicants for a place at the conference you will be required to provide a certificate of enrollment evidencing your student status.

Application form

Applications close: 28th February 2017

All answers must be submitted via the online application form. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact us: FutureNewsWorldwide@britishcouncil.org.

Important! Please ensure you read and understand the Terms and Conditions and Competition Rules before starting your application

For further application questions click here


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