Category Archives: News about our students

Working for a beacon in real local journalism

What a delight to welcome back BA Journalism graduate Vicky Hallifax as one of our recent Atrium journalism/media guest speakers here at USW’s central Cardiff campus. And even more delightful to welcome her as editor, following her recent promotion. Vicky … Continue reading

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Graduate challenges

Over the summer I was busy collecting stories from graduates about the challenges they faced in the early weeks and months after leaving university.  Unsurprisingly, one of the biggest challenges in the current economic climate is getting a graduate job. So … Continue reading

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Radio shines at Curious13 Final Show

Radio students graduating this summer put on a live final radio show during the Curious13 event at the Atrium in Cardiff on Friday night.  Broadcasting under the Exposure Radio brand, it was carried live to the world on the student … Continue reading

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Getting his voice heard: CJ Edwards makes the grade

HAVING just completed a two week live television project as part of final year undergraduate assessments, I can’t say I’ve had much time to tune into anything other than Exposure TV over the last few weeks. I potentially had a … Continue reading

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Time for television to take over the Exposure brand

By Julie Kissick As one door closes … another one opens. Exposure Radio is done and dusted for this year, and we move on to Exposure TV. This is the first year the university has run this Major Broadcast module … Continue reading

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Inspiration is what you need to succeed

By Julie Kissick As an undergraduate, I was fascinated by the 19th century novelist George Eliot, (aka Mary Ann Evans). Her unconventional life, strength of character and dogged determination to do things her way inspired me. Eliot was a woman … Continue reading

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Exposure is Back!

For the third year running January was a month of madness. Nothing to do with the post-Christmas blues or the inclement weather, but the preparations for and arrival of another three week live broadcast project named by the class of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the digital natives

Young people’s familiarity with social media became very clear to the journalism team at Glamorgan on the first interview day for would-be students starting in October 2013. Not only do they use social media as their main source of information, … Continue reading

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Using social media to gather 50-year-old smallpox stories

A four-month long experiment in the use of social media to gather people’s memories about the 1962 smallpox outbreak in Wales comes to an end today. Tracking the events of 50 years ago – often day by day – the … Continue reading

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Guardian showcase for student work

Glamorgan journalism student Steven Lawless has been writing about ships and libraries for the Guardian local site in Cardiff. This pilot project in local journalism by the Guardian has proved a useful one for our students. For a snapshot of examples … Continue reading

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