Budget has grim news for vocational students

News media have finally caught up with the latest hit to vocational education students – withdrawal of Centrelink support unless the government approves their course. Although included in the May budget papers, nobody (including the media) noticed this major reform, and most

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Clarion award for Jschool director

Our very own John Henningham, founder and director of Jschool, was awarded the Clarion for Most Oustanding Contribution to Journalism at the annual Queensland Media Awards. Judges commented:  “It is difficult to over-emphasise the impact that John Henningham has had on Australian

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Congratulations Laurie Oakes

Jschool congratulates veteran political journalist Laurie Oakes on his retirement, and also on his acceptance of an honorary doctoral degree from Sydney University. We were honoured when Laurie accepted an honorary Doctor of Journalism degree from Jschool in 2010. He gave an

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Congrats new grads

Congratulations and best wishes to new Diploma of Journalism graduates Kara Abricossow, Claudia Filer, Tynan King, Alessandra Lee, Emmy-Lou Mckean, Emma Meconi and Amanda Robbemond. Well done to you all, and good luck with the future. Several of Jschool’s recent Diploma of

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Top editor praises Jschool success

In a very powerful submission a top Australian journalist and editor has called on the government to restore journalism to the list of courses for student loans. Mr Greg Chamberlin, arguably Queensland’s most respected editor, has lauded the success of Jschool’s journalism

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Editors support Jschool journalism diploma

Executive editor of the Courier-Mail and Sunday Mail, Neil Melloy, joined the chorus of top industry figures calling on the government to reverse its decision against journalism students. Mr Melloy said in a submission to the student loans inquiry that the Courier-Mail

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