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Success: PJD Students Win in BPPA Associate Membership Competition.

The winner, and the Highly Commended for the recent BPPA, (British Press Photographers Association), Associate Members Competition was announced today. The competition was open to all Associate Members of the BPPA which comprises of all students studying on…

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Work: Tewkesbury Mop Fair

All first year students again traveled to Tewkesbury Mop Fair over the course of two nights, in which they covered the fair goers and fairground workers in detail. This was our first opportunity to get back to the…

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News: BPPA Associate Membership

Yesterday (18th October 2022) we were finally able to launch the courses tie in with The BPPA, (The British Press Photographers Association. Mentors Associate membership will give students access to fifteen working press photographers who have kindly offered…

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Success: Picture Editors Guild Student Awards

First year student, Annabel Lee-Ellis was recently shortlisted for the prestigious Picture Editors Guild Awards in the Best Student Photographer category.The Picture Editors Guild Awards are a long running annual competition in which major UK picture editors choose…

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GRADUATE SUCCESS: Jacob King has two images selected for the BBC’s pictures of the year.

The success for former student Jacob King continues in what has been a very difficult year for all of us. Jacob, also known as Jake, saw two of his images selected for the BBC’s year in pictures, as…

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GRADUATE SUCCESS: Jacob King: On site to photograph the patient in the UK to be given the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid19 vaccine.

Former PJD student Jacob King was yesterday on hand at The University Hospital, Coventry to photograph, Margaret Keenan, the first patient in the UK to receive the new Pfizer/BioNTech Covid19 vaccine, newly approved for use in the UK…

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Tom Stoddart Award 2020

Last month we were honoured to present the first ever Tom Stoddart Award, our own, internal photography prize, kindly judged by Tom Stoddart and supported by Canon UK & Ireland. Tom Stoddart is a multi-award winning photojournalist. He…

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Graduate News: Jacob King

Former graduate and Press Association photographer Jake, shares his experiences of the course, and what he has been doing since graduating. When did you graduate? I graduated from the course in 2016. What made you decide to join…

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Student Success!!

Former PJD student Charlotte Colenut has just had her work featured on the Fleur and Arbor website. This follows a number of exhibitions over the summer. Congratulations Charlotte!! See Charlottes Work

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Paris Photo 2018

Photojournalism and Documentary students went to Paris for the annual Paris Photo exhibition along with their colleagues from BA Photographer. 30 students travelled together and had much fun as well as viewing some excellent photography, meeting famous photographers…

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