S C A N
STUDENT COMMENT AND NEWS
Your student voice. Your student newspaper.
WHO ARE WE?
- Student Comment and News (SCAN) was established in 1967, making it one of the longest-running student publications in Europe.
- It is a paper run by students for students. It is your space to write about the topics and issues you feel strongly about.
- We publish a print issue every 3 weeks during term-time and have opportunities for you to get involved as a writer, photographer, editor, illustrator and much more.
- We are an award-winning paper! Winning Best Feature being shortlisted for
Best News Story at the SPA (Student Publication Awards) in 2019.
WHY GET INVOLVED?
- Build a portfolio of work, from written articles or photography, to gain experience in the media and creative industry.
- Make friends with like-minded people outside of your course or college.
- Sharpen your writing skills, write in your style, and use your voice.
HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?
- Head to the Student's Union Societies page. It's only £8 to join for the whole year!
- From Spring Term 2021, you can by a Joint Student Membership for only £5! You can access this from either the SCAN, Bailrigg FM or LA1 TV page and this membership will grant you access to each media group for the year. You only need to do this once and you will be added to the databases of all three societies. Current members do not need to buy a new membership.
- Go to our Facebook page, and head to the 'Groups' tab. Here, you can join all the sections you're interested in writing for.
- Alternatively, email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
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By joining this group basic information such as name, email and date of birth will be made available to the organisers of the group. Next of Kin details may also be provided if part of the registration. Anonymised demographic information of the group’s membership will be used to improve activity but will not identify any individual.