Georgie McCafferty (MJ 2014) is a recent graduate of the JMSC Master of Journalism programme, a mother of three, and a freelance journalist. In this video, she talks about juggling family and studies during her Master of Journalism programme, and how the courses helped prepare her for a career in journalism.

Georgia studied part time, and in the two years she was at the JMSC, the one thing that struck her the most was the vast number of students who join the programme from all over the world.

“I’ve met people from Afghanistan, from Mongolia, from Sweden, from America, from the UK, from Australia like myself,” she said.

“I think the breadth of nationalities bring such a depth to classroom discussions and you learn a lot more from people who have lived all over the world and covered stories all over the world.”

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August 24, 2015

Recent graduate Georgia McCafferty on studying the Master of Journalism programme

Georgie McCafferty (MJ 2014) is a recent graduate of the JMSC Master of Journalism programme, a mother of three, and a freelance journalist. In this video, she talks about juggling family and studies during her Master of Journalism programme, and how the courses helped prepare her for a career in journalism.
December 10, 2014

Tips on how to get an internship from MJ 2014 Kevin Cureau

As a foreign student whose native language is not English, you have to focus on your other strengths to get the internships you want, according to French-born MJ 2013 graduate, Kevin Cureau.
December 10, 2014

Grace Huang (MJ 2013) talks about preparing for her CNN internship

Finding a job or internship at a large media organisation is always a challenge, but recent graduate Grace Huang (MJ 2013) found that taking online journalism and reporting and writing classes really helped her build up her foundation.
April 28, 2014

JMSC Student Wins International New York Times Competition

Joyce Xu, a third year Bachelor of Journalism student from Hong Kong, has won the International New York Times “Word (World) of Yours” Writing Competition 2013 for her article, “The Impact of Social Media on Global Awareness,” which was published April 1 in the INYT’s Hong Kong and China print editions.
April 14, 2014

JMSC Singled Out For Its Teaching of News Literacy

Once the provenance of American universities, the subject of news literacy is now expanding abroad where new models of teaching are gaining attention. One such course at the Journalism and Media Studies Centre was recently highlighted in the Columbia Journalism Review for its innovative approach to de-Americanizing the news literacy curriculum for a more global student body.
March 26, 2014

JMSC Undergraduates Cover China’s Top Political Meetings

Four Bachelor of Journalism students from the Journalism and Media Studies Centre got a rare chance earlier this month when they covered meetings of China’s highest organs of state power.
March 7, 2014

Support JMSC Students and Win Prizes for Yourself and the Centre

Two JMSC Bachelor students are competing in Samsung's Solve for Tomorrow competition aimed at creating technology to help the environment. Your vote will support the students and the JMSC. Deadline is March 17.
December 16, 2013

Winter Internships Put JMSC Students on the Front Lines

This year’s Master of Journalism students have landed winter internships at many of Asia's leading media news organizations.