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PR like a Pro: Writing for the Media
Start: 30/04/2020, 09:00
End: 12/06/2020, 13:00
Contact:Michelle Pieters - 021 808 2812
Location: Language Centre Seminar Room, Kleine Bosch, 44 Banhoek Road, Stellenbosch

What is the focus of this course?

This course, presented by the Communication Lab of the Language Centre, will equip you with tools and the latest techniques to write confidently and effectively on different social media platforms.

You will understand the importance of telling your story well, in language that is easy to understand, improve your writing style and learn more about effective writing strategies and techniques. You will acquire an overview of current ethical issues and understand the importance of accuracy and checking facts.

Any prerequisites?

You will need to create electronic documents and have access to the internet. This is not an entry-level course and a tertiary background in journalism or experience working in this field is highly recommended.

Where and when will this course take place?

This six-day course will take place in the Seminar Room of the Language Centre, Kleine Bosch, 44 Banhoek Road, Stellenbosch. Contact sessions will be held once a week for six weeks, from 09:00 to 13:00, on the following dates: from 30 April until 12 June or from 31 July until 18 September.

Further questions?

Contact Michelle Pieters at or 021 808 2812 for more details.

You could also discuss your specific short-course and development needs with us. Enquire about our available short courses, course dates and options for tailor-making a course.