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The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.

Future News Worldwide is a unique partnership programme between the British Council and some of the world’s leading media organisations. It aims to assist young people to develop a wide range of journalism skills and to establish the UK as a global leader in the nurturing of young journalists and media figures

WORTH

The conference is fully funded, with the British Council covering the following costs for successful delegates:

  • Conference costs
  • Travel to and from Edinburgh (including visas if applicable)
  • Meals and accommodation
  • Any other costs, such as spending money or tourism, must be borne by the delegates.

ELIGIBILITY

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 6.5

DEADLINE: February 28 2017

To apply and for more information visit here

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