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Journalism and Media
Cambridge has a thriving student media scene, and is the perfect place to lay the foundations for a career in journalism, or just to get involved for fun. There are two main student-run print newspapers, The Cambridge Student and Varsity, as well as The Tab, an online tabloid which launched in 2009. Whether it's news, features, reviews, opinion, sport or fashion that's your bag, all three are always hungry for writers, editors, photographers and designers. It's easy to get involved, and it's a great way to build up your skills and experience in a dynamic and realistic media environment (there's even the occasional scandal). Cambridge's student publications are well-regarded in the wider world, and stories originating here often get picked up by the national papers.
Cambridge has three student newspapers and an award-winning student radio station.
As well as the three newspapers, there's also a huge variety of smaller magazines, publications and websites like the satirical Cambridge Bubble, theatre and literary reviews, and subject-based publications like Polyglossia, the journal of the University's Modern Languages Society. There's also CamFM, the radio station run by both Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin students, winner of numerous national student radio awards and great experience for anyone interested in radio and broadcasting generally. Training is provided and if you are a budding DJ, broadcaster or sound engineer, you probably couldn't find a better place to get experience.