Sunderland leads our league table

After 24 weeks and 174 posts from 43 students at 14 universities, we’re ready to announce those shortlisted in our #bestPRblogs competition. But first, here’s our final weekly selection.

‘Pay It Forward’ and spread acts of kindness

Thursday 28 April is ‘Pay It Forward Day 2016’ – a day when businesses and individuals are encouraged to pass on a good deed for the day, in the hope of creating a chain of positivity, generosity and kindness that will touch the lives of as many people as possible.

How to speak out and stay private

OMG! TMI! A new social network – Just10 – helps you keep your innermost thoughts private by restricting them to just ten friends, and removing them after just ten days.

The week’s best to 22 April

Our #bestPRblogs competition has only one more week to run, but is still attracting many strong student contributions. So I’m allowing a bumper selection this week – 12 posts from nine students at six different universities – and breaking a rule by allowing multiple posts from one contributor.

How a film geek turned an internship into a permanent role

Abi Morris graduated with a degree in Media and Communication, then faced the problem of getting her foot on the career ladder. A love of film – and an animated plea for work experience – did the trick and she now has a permanent role at Limelight PR – who are now looking for another graduate trainee.