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The National Student Media Awards 2021

**The National Student Media Awards are back for 2021, and this year, we want you!**

Following the success of last year’s online event, Ireland’s biggest student award programme, the ‘SMEDIAS’, are returning for their 21st year. The prestigious event is open to students from every college across Ireland and is judged by renowned media industry leaders.

The awards celebrate and honour students’ achievements in the areas of Journalism, Film & TV, Radio, Photography, New Digital Media, and Media trí Ghaeilge. Among these are 40 categories covering areas of interest for all media students. There’s everything from print media, to short films, radio DJing, blogging, podcast and more.

Applications for entries are open until April 15th and we want to hear from you, Ireland’s future media bosses! The online event is set to take place June 2nd.

This is the perfect opportunity to get to show off your amazing work to esteemed industry professionals, plus it looks great on your CV, so why not get involved!

For more information on the SMEDIAS and for our full list of categories, head to:, and @TheSmedias on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.