Check here for a number of links to useful external websites and resources to help you further understand the wide world of media and communications. 

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A site created & curated in part by UniMelb subject coordinator (and former BBC journalist) Corinne Podger, this comprehensive resource aims to help students and reporters get acquainted with the very 21st-century medium of mobile journalism (mo-jo, get it?)

Created by the British National Union of Journalists, this is a comprehensive list of improvements you can make to your CV or resumé to highlight your skills and qualifications. It's definitely applicable to other areas in the media too!

PRIA is the Public Relations Institute of Australia, and it's made this short primer on the PR industry and how you can get started. The website has plenty of other resources too!

This might seem obvious, but having a profile here shows employers you're serious about a career, and internet-literate as well. Think of it as your digital resumé. Pro tip: don't be afraid to brag.

This gun guide from Nieman Lab is a one-stop-shop for improving your freelance pitches. It works for any genre and any publication*! Check out the rest of the site while you're there.

*Results not guaranteed.

This podcast - produced locally, ethically and gluten-free at the University of Melbourne - should be your first stop when you begin to think about taking on an internship in the later years of your degree. It starts with the absolute basics, so don't be daunted!

MACSS is a society for students at the University of Melbourne, situated on Wurundjeri land. We are proudly affiliated with the University of Melbourne Student Union. For enquiries, membership, or sponsorships, please contact us at

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