Student BMJ wins Students Magazine of the Year
- By: Clare Hughes
The Student BMJ has been awarded Student Magazine of the Year, 2002, at the Guardian Student Media Awards. The magazine was described as “perfectly in tune with its readership” by the award's judges, including Heat magazine's editor, Mark Frith.
Navin Chohan, student editor of the Student BMJ 2001-2, accepted the award at a ceremony hosted by comedian Dave Gorman and television presenter Lauren Laverne. The Student BMJ entered editions from February, May, and June 2002 into the category that was looking for accurate targeting, strong ideas, high quality writing, and clear and confident presentation.
The three judges commented on the “huge range of issues that are raised in these magazines--from concerns about the health of prisoners, piercings, the inside story on hangovers, to the latest pathology, prophylaxis, and psychoneuroimmunology.”
Six student magazines were shortlisted for Student Magazine of the Year, and the winner was announced in a ceremony at the