Small College or Society Publication of the Year

Attention students! Applications for the ‘Small College or Society Publication of the Year’ award at The National Student Media Awards 2021 are now open.

This award will go to the best newspaper, magazine or society publication produced by a Small College or Society. Applications for small college publication, are only acceptable from colleges with 4,000 full-time students or less. Society Publication applications are open to any society publication. Applications are also accepted from class groups, if the publication is not published for campus-wide circulation. 

Uprooted (UCC) picked up this award last year for their magazine on environmental issues. Check out their magazine here.

Newspapers: submit two PDF issues of the newspaper published since February 2020.

Magazines and society publications: submit two copies – except in cases where the publication is a once-off, submit one copy – published since February 2020.

Covid-19: We encourage you to submit to this award through our online form due to the public health guidelines. If you wish to send in a physical copy please contact us at

Check out the category here for more information.

Closing date for applications: April 15th 2021.

For our full list of Entry Guidelines see here.



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