Interviews: how to answer The Question

PR careers are attractive to many. But how do you answer the killer interview question when you’re stronger on enthusiasm than experience? Helen Parkinson learnt the hard way.

Student prize winners announced

Three public relations students have been announced as this year’s winners of the prestigious Claire Mascall PR Prize. The annual award, in memory of corporate PR practitioner Claire Mascall who died in 2006, is open to all Public Relations students at Leeds Beckett University.

You need to get visual storytelling, and fast

PRs and marketers have been utilising social media and wielding considerable digital influence for years now, says Mike Bandar. But there’s an aspect of this evolution that PR practitioners may not have originally considered – the importance of visual communication.

Snap to it: register to vote

Snapchat and the Electoral Commission have joined forces in a campaign to remind voters across Scotland to register to vote in the council elections on 4 May. Scotland is unique in the UK, in giving 16-17 year olds the right to vote in council elections.

The week’s best to 7 April

After 183 posts by 39 students at 13 universities over 24 weeks, we’re ready to announce our shortlist for the best PR student blogger 2017. We also reveal the most prolific universities. Heather Yaxley will choose the 2017 #bestPRblogs winner by the end of May.