The Jakarta Post
Future News Worldwide is designed for aspiring journalists who want to hone their practical and editorial skills. (Shutterstock/File)
The British Council has opened registration for Future News Worldwide, a media training program held by the organization in collaboration with the world’s leading media organizations, including Google News Lab, Reuters, The Herald and Facebook.
Slated to run from July 5 to 6 at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland, the annual program is designed for aspiring journalists who want to hone their practical and editorial skills.
The two-day event is said to consist of a mixture of talks, interactive panel sessions, workshops and hands-on experiences.
After the conference, participants will be encouraged to engage with one another as part of a year-round global alumni network that focuses on professional development.
The registration period is open until Feb. 28. Those wanting to apply need to be registered undergraduate and graduate students aged 18 to 25 and must speak English at an IELTS level of 6.5 or above.
Successful applicants will be provided with return flight tickets to and from the local airport in Edinburgh, costs for the Standard Service visa application, accommodation, catering on conference days and other related conference costs.
Those wanting to register may check the following link. (kes)