"If you want a qualification to your name then pick a name out of a hat. If you want to learn how to become a proper journalist - go to News Associates."
"The only way to survive this course is to live it and breath it. Shorthand is a tough nut to crack but if you put the work in then you will reap the rewards."
"News Associates is the college all other journalism colleges should aspire to. The tutors and journalists are dedicated to making you as close to the finished article"
"The tutors know what it takes to pass the NCTJ exams and work very hard to help each trainee get there. Despite finishing the course many years ago, I still seek their advice"
"News Associates set up me ideally for the demands of working as a journalist in a 21st century newsroom. If you want to work for a newspaper, there isn't a better course out there."
"I can’t recommend this course enough. The work is hard and the hours are tough but it is so worth it in the end when you know you’ve finally got where you want to be."
"Everywhere I go and the people I speak to in the ‘journalism world’ all hold News Associates alumni in the highest regard – it’s a reputation that has helped to launch my career."
"The thing that most impressed me was the tutors’ willingness to go to extraordinary lengths to help you through the course and get you a job."
"Be prepared to work hard but I know first hand that enrolling on a News Associates course could be the best choice you’ve ever made."
"I find myself constantly telling people that NCTJ training with News Associates is the best thing I’ve ever done. The tutors care so much that everyone does well."
"This course is all about attitude. You’ve got to work really hard, seize your chances because you are studying at the best place there is."
"News Associates has a reputation in the industry for producing the best journalism graduates."
"The encouragement I got at News Associates gave me confidence which I've built on ever since."
"Choosing News Associates was the best first career move. The tutors were first class and their contacts invaluable"
"You will never work harder but everyone at News Associates works just as hard for you. It's the very best place to study journalism."
"The places I applied to for internships and work experience after the course would have looked at me twice without my NCTJ."