The Experiment begins in London, where you will discover landmarks such as Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. Begin media training with a visit to the British Film Institute, then practice filmmaking, interviewing, and presenting. You will take part in workshops on rules and ethics in journalism and important topics, including freedom of speech and the effects of social media.
In Southport, you will have your first homestay. Practice your public speaking skills as you interview a Member of Parliament and actors at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Get inspired as you travel to Liverpool to visit The Beatles Story museum, and Manchester to tour BBC studios. Travel to Chelsea to learn about sports media as you visit the Chelsea Football Club. Meet with journalists and other field experts during debates and visits to local TV stations.
Create your own newspaper or short film while you travel to meet your new host family in Worcester, and present it before returning to London.
- Social Change
- Physical Activity
- Peace, Politics & Human Rights