Journalism, writing and publishing

Journalism, writing and publishing

  • Guardian Student Media Awards - opportunity to boost your media career. Categories are: Publication, Website, Reporter, Feature Writer, Columnist, Critic, Photographer, Digital Journalist and Broadcast Journalist of the Year. Launches in March each year. Prizes are work experience opportunities with the Guardian and NME.
  • The Poetry Society - comprehensive list of competitions and prizes.
  • Amnesty International Media Awards - includes a student award for students who have had an article published (or a radio/TV piece broadcast) in a recognised student media outlet. The prize is two weeks' work experience at the Observer. Opens in March each year.
  • The David Welch Student Sportswriter of the Year Award - open to full-time students aged 16-25.
  • Hiive - lists competitions across a range of creative sectors, including journalism and writing.
  • Northern Writers' Awards - annual competition, offering cash prizes, mentoring and support to talented writers based in the North of England. Opens in December and closes in February.