Applications Now Open: Join the aAh! Magazine 2022/2023 Team

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aAh! is currently recruiting for a number of voluntary roles for the upcoming 2022/2023 academic year. Successful applicants will be invited to team meetings and training sessions in October 2022.

Get Involved

At aAh! we aim to provide a safe and supportive space in which students volunteers can be creative and have their voices heard, while boosting their confidence – and their CV – with skills in journalism, editing, publishing, social media, event management and much, much more.

If you are interested in working with aAh! and the Manchester Met student media teams, there are plenty of ways that you can get involved and gain invaluable experience alongside your studies. 

We are currently recruiting for a number of volunteer roles and welcome applications and contributions from all students. All Manchester Met students are able to apply and you don’t necessarily have to have previous experience or be studying journalism — our only requirement is a demonstrable passion for student media.

Students are awarded Rise points for their contributions to aAh! and for attendance at team meetings, training workshops and events. Interested? Join our aAh! Magazine MS Teams Group to stay in the loop and apply for our 22/23 editorial team roles below.

Meet the team at our The FRESHERS Issue launch party

Want to be part of our next print issue? Are you a journalist, editor, artist, photographer, illustrator or graphic designer who wants to collaborate with fellow creatives and see your work in print? This is the event for you. Join us as we launch aAh! The FRESHERS Issue and find out how you can get involved in your student magazine. We will be celebrating the achievements of our talented team and welcoming new students to meet the team and find out more about our latest opportunities.

Invite: aAh! The FRESHERS Issue Launch Party – Everyone welcome
Date & Time:
Friday 30th September, 5pm
The Salutation (RSVP via Facebook)

Freelance Contributors – Register your interest and join the team today

We are looking for volunteer writers, photographers, filmmakers and artists on an ongoing basis to help make aAh! online and print platforms an informed, inspiring, witty and opinionated collection of student voices and talents that make our city brilliant. All Manchester Met students and alumni are invited to send in freelance contributions to be considered for publication.

We would like to work with talented students with an awareness of current news, trends and what makes great viral content, to source and produce high quality and thought-provoking articles to be posted across the aAh! website and social media platforms.

Once you have registered your interest to join the team, you will then receive a link to join our aAh! MS Teams Group and receive invitations to our weekly team meetings, training sessions and events and be notified of submission deadlines for projects including the aAh! online and print magazine. For more information or to pitch a story or multimedia project idea email

Student Editorial Team – Applications now open

We have a number of exciting opportunities for Manchester Met students to become members of the core aAh! editorial team for the upcoming 2022/23 academic year. Successful applicants will be invited to regular team meetings and training sessions. Up to 200 Rise points will be awarded for this activity.

Current Editorial team volunteer positions for 2022/2023 include:

  • Journalist (All categories, pitching and writing articles for online and print publication)
  • Music Journalist (Music, live reviews, previews, interviews and profiles)
  • Subeditor (All categories, editing and proofreading only)

Section Editors positions (Writing, editing and coordination of a section):

  • News Editor
  • Features Editor
  • Opinion Editor 
  • Culture Editor 
  • Music Editor
  • Lifestyle Editor 
  • Fashion Editor 
  • Beauty Editor 
  • Sport Editor 
  • International Student Community Editor
  • Creative Writing Editor

This is a great opportunity to gain an insight into the world of journalism, to pick up genuine employability skills and contacts and meet new people. Full training and support will be provided. 

All editorial team members are expected to be committed and work diligently with the rest of team to create quality content and ensure the online and print magazines are to a consistent high standard.

They are also required to run monthly meetings for contributors and editors to attend and pitch stories and plan workloads. They must act as mentors for their contributors and work to engage them in aAh! and help them to improve their writing and understanding of journalism.

Social Media Assistant Roles – Applications now open

  • Social Media Assistant (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Social Media Assistant (Instagram)
  • Social Media Assistant (LinkedIn) 

As part of our growing Social Media team, you will create engaging content and work as part of a team improving and overseeing high quality social media output to ensure we reach a wide audience. Up to 200 Rise points will be awarded for this activity.

Graphic Design Collective – Applications now open

  • Graphic Designer (Print and online projects)

We are looking for talented graphic designers to join our Graphic Design Collective work collaboratively on a range of projects including our upcoming aAh! print magazine, as well as associated online platforms and marketing campaigns. Up to 200 Rise points will be awarded for this activity.

Photography and Illustration – Applications now open

  • Photographers (Print and online projects)
  • Music Photographers (Live event coverage)
  • Illustrators (Print and online projects)
  • Featured Artists (Print magazine)

Showcase your art and creativity and establish a portfolio by working on live aAh! collaborative projects. Look out for our print call for Featured Artist submissions to be profiled in our upcoming print magazine. Join the aAh! MS Teams group and attend our open meetings where we will be discussing print magazine ideas and briefs or pitch your own ideas to Up to 200 Rise points will be awarded for this activity.

aAh! Audio/Podcasting

We’re looking for talented, ambitious individuals to support aAh! growth into audio – creating arts and culture content. Think you’ve got what it takes to host your own podcast? Would you like to work alongside other students to produce engaging content? Email the team at to pitch your ideas

Jobs4Students aAh! Commissioned (Paid) Roles – Applications launching soon

Sign up to the Jobs4Students mailing list to receive updates.

Owing to the excellent work done by our team, aAh! is now a trusted and respected source of news among staff and students. As such, we often receive requests from Manchester Met departments for aAh! team members to report on particular events happening in and around the university.

To be considered for the aAh! Commissioned team and receive adverts via Jobs4Students for paid opportunities, register your interest by emailing the team on Please note that this work is competitive and requires you to attend training. Competitive opportunities will then be advertised to selected students once training is complete.

  • aAh! Editorial Assistant
  • aAh! Social Media Assistant
  • aAh! Commissioned Journalist
  • aAh! Commissioned Filmmaker
  • aAh! Commissioned Photographer

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