Canadian University Press services include:
Peak news editors Earl Tapia and Iain Reeve prepare to discuss covering student politics at WRCUP69, following a tumultuous year for the Simon Fraser Student Society (Photo by Amanda McCuaig / Peak)
Newswire and Specialty Exchanges
- CUP's newswire is available five days a week during the academic term and features nationally-focussed articles from member papers, selected and edited by CUP's national bureau chief.
- CUP wire copy can provide national exposure for student journalists.
- The wire gets noticed! Viewers have included Maclean’s magazine, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, education reporters and universities.
- Weekly exchanges for arts, features, sports, opinions and copy from Francophone Canada are each coordinated by a network of bureau chiefs charged with selecting the best CUP material for the wire.
Communication and Support Networks
- CUP regional and national conferences help student journalists to network with peers and professionals.
- CUP's John H. McDonald Awards for Excellence recognizes the best in student journalism.
- National and regional communications networks help members to get feedback and advice from journalistic peers.
- CUP members have access to emergency legal advice. Carlos Martins, one of Canada’s top media lawyers, and the lawyers at Bersenas Jacobsen Chouest Thomson Blackburn, LLP have been advising CUP newspapers for over a decade.
- CUP members have access to exclusive benefits through our multi-market advertising partnership with FREE Media.
- CUP resources comprise the most exhaustive resource on how to run a student newspaper in Canada.
- CUP's mentorship program connects student journalists with media professionals.