CIoJ student journalists

Student journalists on a recognised British journalism course are welcome to join the Chartered Institute of Journalists.

There is a one-off fee of £10 but recruits will get a student Press card and a *free power bank to keep your phone active when they sign up.

If you are interested please click on the link (link to the application page) to see if you are eligible to join the longest standing professional journalism body in the world.

* Foreign based overseas students who are unable to provide a British address will be unable to take advantage of this free offer.


Student Press card

student-press-card-frontCIoJ student members do not qualify for a National Press Card, but they do receive a Student Press card, which will help them identify themselves in public should they need to.

FREE power bank when you join

The power bank enables students to charge electronic devices using a USB lead. The lithium battery keeps charge for days; perfect for keeping in touch with the 24/7 news agenda while on those festival trips or …

Student Information

The Institute has produced a student guide which will help aspiring journalists understand and make their mark in the industry.

Safety Guide

The Institute’s safety guide is a must read for anyone thinking of entering the industry.

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