PR like a Pro: Writing for the media - Stellenbosch University Language Centre

PR like a Pro: Writing for the media

R4 240

If your job demands writing press or print-media releases, promotional material, publications and blogs, this course could help you to stay ahead of the pack. You will get to 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 also will acquire an overview of current ethical issues in journalism and appreciate the importance of accuracy and checking facts. Enjoy learning from your peers and your passionate and competent presenter, and benefit from the 20% discount we offer!

Course dates

2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 July, and 6 August 2021

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Our presenters are experts in professional communication with a practical and interactive approach to learning.


Our hybrid courses combine online live sessions, which are facilitated by the course presenter, with self-directed online learning. We will use either SUNOnline or MS Teams as platforms for the live online sessions.

Any 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.

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