AJF Media Fellows 2017-18

14 September 2017

Sector: Communications, Information, Media and Advocacy

Country location: Japan

Grantee: University of Sydney

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A former Australia-Japan Foundation Media Fellow in action during his Tokyo media internship, 2016. Credit: University of Sydney

Project description

Two senior undergraduate media and communications students from the University of Sydney will travel to Tokyo, Japan in Jan/Feb 2018 to undertake journalism internships at media outlets in Japan (AFP and/or The Asahi Shimbun).

The project supports future Australian journalists to develop their interest in Japan and through their in-country media internships, help to promote a contemporary image of Australia in Japan.


Key dates:

  • Pre-Departure meeting, Sydney University, 14 November 2017
  • Meet Hosts, Tokyo, 29 January 2018 to 24 February 2018
  • Prize night - Awarding Fellows Certificate, University of Sydney, 16 to 27 April 2018

Social media: Parallax: the life of media interns abroad (University of Sydney); Student showcase: Department of Media and Communications

Australia-Japan Foundation grant offer: $10,450.00 (GST inclusive)

Total project value: $10,450.00 (GST inclusive)

Last Updated: 14 September 2017