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.
This is a journalism competition operated by the British Council to select delegates for the Future News Worldwide 2017 conference, underlying this, the programme will help build strong and lasting connections to the next generation of media leaders across the globe.
The programme centres around a 2-day annual conference which will take place at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, on 6th and 7th July 2017. With English as the working language, the conference offers aspiring young journalists from across the world the opportunity to develop practical and editorial skills and hear directly from some of the world’s most high-profile industry leaders.
If you’re a student who’s passionate about journalism, 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:
The conference is fully funded, with the British Council covering the following costs for successful delegates:
Applications close: 28th February 2017
For More Information:
Visit the Official Webpage for the British Council Future News Worldwide Programme 2017