Are you studying journalism at a college or university in the area? You can join the NUJ.
You can apply online to join the NUJ as a student member, If you are over 16 and in higher education, either:
- studying journalism or a related course covering areas in which the NUJ organises (e.g. public relations, website design, book publishing),
- engaged in journalistic work for a student publication, community media or self-publishing online or in print.
Student membership is £30 and is for the duration of the course.
When they’ve finished their studies, student members automatically qualify for temporary freelance membership and receive a 50 per cent discount on their first year of membership. Student members who start full-time employment once they have finished their studies get a 25 per cent discount on their first year of full membership.
For more information about the benefits of union membership for students, visit the student page on the NUJ website.