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Journalism Workshop

Interested? We have now closed the online registration form for this workshop. If you are still interested in attending, please call the LEAPS Office on 0131 650 4676. Thanks.

About the Journalism Workshop

What: Journalism Workshop

When:  Wednesday 7 November 2018, 4-6pm

Please meet at 3.45pm in the main reception (iPoint) at Edinburgh Napier University's Merchiston Campus (venue details below). You will be met by a member of the LEAPS team.

If you require permission to be out of school in order to attend this workshop, please confirm this in advance with your school.

Where: Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus main reception (iPoint), 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT. (Find directions here.)

More Info:

The workshop will be led by a tutor from Edinburgh Napier University and will look at the application process for journalism courses, including possible additional requirements such as an interview, a written piece or a test. Wherever you plan to apply, it will be useful.

We will also look at what you can expect to study on a journalism course, including  working through some practical activities to help you get a true feel for university study.

Who can apply?

To be eligible for this workshop, you need to be:

  • LEAPS eligible (click the link to view our eligibility criteria)
  • Submitting a UCAS application this year or applying to college, preferably for a course related to journalism


Please see below for the public transport support we are offering to help you travel to and from this session.

Where a pupil registers for an event more than 5 working days beforehand; if requested, travel passes will be posted to your home address where possible or if we cannot easily send travel passes in advance, reimbursement will be provided at the event on production of a valid travel ticket/receipt.

Where a pupil registers for an event less than 5 working days beforehand; if requested, reimbursement will be provided at the event on production of a valid travel ticket/receipt (reimbursement could be in the form of a travel pass for future use or cash).

If you have any queries in the meantime, please contact us.