RTS Bursaries

Stewart Purvis takes on the Great North Run for Steve Hewlett Memorial Fund

The former Chief Executive of ITN and Ofcom regulator made the decision to take part in the Great North Run on what would have been Hewlett's 59th birthday.

He said of his decision, “It seemed the perfect moment to confirm I was going to do it. I have shaken off a few injuries, which I picked-up during training and I will definitely get round the half marathon course."

RTS launches 2017 bursary scheme

The 2014 RTS Bursary Students (Credit: Paul Hampartsoumian)

The RTS is offering 20 bursaries to students studying accredited Television Production and Broadcast Journalism degree courses. A further five technology bursaries, aimed at encouraging some of the most talented students to consider a career in television, are available to students studying Computing and Engineering on some of the top courses at British universities.

The changing face of media: What comes next?

RTS Bursary Student James Cordell (Credit: Paul Hampartsoumian)

In a digital age, how we consume content is constantly changing and it has become increasingly difficult to predict the future of content consumption.

At the recent IABM Conference in early December the topic of how under 30s consume content was discussed on a small panel chaired by John Ive, IABM’s Director of Technology & Strategic Insight.

RTS announces 2016 Bursary recipients

The 2016 scheme offers 20 bursaries for Television Production and Broadcast Journalism students, and seven bursaries for Computing and Engineering undergraduates, beginning their courses in autumn 2016.

The RTS is investing £79,000 in the scheme in 2016, as part of its obligation to promoting and supporting the future of the television industry by recognising talented students from low income backgrounds who are seeking a career in the industry.

RTS Bursary Scheme 2016

By applying for the RTS bursary scheme, you could receive £3,000 funding for your university course.

The Society is offering 20 bursaries to students studying Television Production and Broadcast Journalism courses at accredited universities. 

A further five technology bursaries are also available to students studying Computing and Engineering at some of the top courses at British universities.