Louder Than Words Literary Festival: The Student Perspective

Music Journalism students attended the Louder Than Words festival 2018 where course leader Dr Simon Morrison is a regular speaker. The festival provides students with the opportunity to network with journalists and other music industry professionals while also turning their…

Students put on the Greatest Showcase

After weeks of planning, the North West Media Centre played host to ‘The Greatest Showcase’ – and it certainly lived up to its name. The end-of-year show celebrated work produced by Media Department students throughout the 2017-18 academic year. Second…

Music lover paid respects by BBC and Highest Point festival

Music Journalism student Sylvie Devaney reflects on music festival ‘Highest Point’s’ newest initiative to help raise money for charity in respects of late music lover Chris Glaba. Brand new music festival ‘Highest Point’ is hitting the North West this spring,…

Music Review: ‘They were exceptional.  No… Beyond exceptional. They were Gorillaz.’

Music Journalism student Benjamin Reade reviews multi-award winning English virtual band ‘Gorillaz’ as they performed at the Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham. By Benjamin Reade There’s nothing better than when the stage lights go out.  The crowd cheers. Smoke fills the stalls.…