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Primary 6 pupil reports from Maybole

Primary 6 pupil reports from Maybole

St Cuthbert’s Primary 6 pupil Toni McLaughlin met up with Jim Montgomerie, a charity runner known as the “Running Kilt” who was one of the lucky ones to carry the Olympic Flame through the streets of Maybole. Toni was one of the citizen sports journalists on the day and was taught by the UWS Sports... continue reading
UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

UWS produce five videos for Citizen Relay

Nine students and graduates from the BA (Hons) Sports Journalism degree at the University of the West of Scotland were in Ayrhsire on Friday as the Olympic torch arrived in Scotland. Split into three teams, they produced five videos on the flame’s journey from Maybole to Alloway then onto Kilmarnock. They were also aided by... continue reading
Maybole youngsters report on seeing the Olympic flame

Maybole youngsters report on seeing the Olympic flame

St Cuthbert’s Primary School pupils took to the streets with notebooks, pens and their cameras to capture the historic arrival of the Olympic torch.   The news day was the culmination of a month-long project with UWS Journalism Lecturer Elizabeth McLaughlin and her Sports Journalism students.   The pupils took note and interviewed people for... continue reading
Ayrshire school children become Olympic reporters

Ayrshire school children become Olympic reporters

CHILDREN from a school in Maybole have been learning how to be reporters in time for the Olympic Torch Relay visit to their town on Friday. The primary 5, 6 and 7 pupils from St Cuthbert’s Primary have received some lessons in journalism from UWS Senior Lecturer Elizabeth McLaughlin. Elizabeth, Programme Leader for the BA... continue reading
UWS sports journalism students join Citizen Relay

UWS sports journalism students join Citizen Relay

Nine members of the BA (Hons) Sports Journalism degree at the University of the West of Scotland will be making the trip to Ayrshire on Friday for the Citizen Relay. Covering #citizenrelay for a number of websites, including their own www.theawayend.net/sports-home, they will be putting together a number of video packages throughout the day. They... continue reading