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Become a ‘QC’ Quack Creator!

By becoming a contributor to the site or a ‘QC’ to ‘The Quack’ you opt in to being contacted via email on updates to ‘The Quack’. This may include, but is not limited to, updates on the development of the website, requests for content, edits to your submitted content, and any other relevant information unless otherwise stated by yourself.

If you wish to opt out or would like to no longer contribute to the site, please email us at studentactivities@edgehill.ac.uk and your request to be removed will be dealt with within 3 working days. 

Interested in writing for us?

Send an email to studentactivities@edgehill.ac.uk and include;

Name

Student ID

Preferred email address to be contacted on

Interests – What would you write about?

An example of your work if you have it

Applications can take 14-21 days to be reviewed and accepted

Interested in being a photographer for us?

Send an email to studentactivities@edgehill.ac.uk and include;

Name

Student ID

Preferred email address to be contacted on

A bit about you – What is your style of photography?

An example of your work if you have it

Applications can take 14-21 days to be reviewed and accepted

Interested in being a video creator?

We’re also looking for students who are good with a camera! Instead of writing your thoughts and feelings, maybe you prefer to Vlog? Fancy interviewing staff and students for a short video news story? Maybe you’d like a platform to share your short stories?

Send an email to studentactivities@edgehill.ac.uk and include;

Name

Student ID

Preferred email address to be contacted on

A bit about you – what type of video’s would you like to create for us?

Applications can take 14-21 days to be reviewed and accepted

Writing and submitting content for us FAQ’s

  1. What happens once I’ve sent my application? Once you have applied to be a Quack Creator (QC), you will receive an email confirmation with the outcome of your application.
  2. How do I submit an article? Once your application has been approved you will then get an invite to be a Contributor on the website, giving you access to upload articles for review straight to the website. You’ll receive an email invite to set up an account. From there, its really straight forward, and you can use the app on your tablet or phone as well. Make sure that when you’ve finished your article you hit ‘submit for review’ so we know the article is finished and ready to be published. If you’ve
  3. What happens when I submit content? Once you submit an article it will be reviewed by the Editor and published within 2 working days. – The overall composition of your content will be checked, including spelling mistakes and grammatical errors, simply to ensure coherence- Check the website to see your article is online after the 2 working days has passed. – Your content will be tagged into the most appropriate tab unless you state specifically where you would like it to sit. – We can tag your content in additional categories if it doesn’t fit into a specific area.
  4. The 2 days have passed and my article still isn’t on the website? This might simply be because we haven’t had the time to approve the article, please bare with us and apologies for the delay! There also might be a few reasons why your content WONT be approved, this could include; any breaches to our terms and conditions, if it is difficult to read and needs more information, is similar to another article. – If your content is not uploaded for any of these reasons, you will be contacted with any amendments we’d like you to make, or the reason why, but this is unlikely.
  5. Can I take pictures and upload them to the website? YES! You can create a blog and include your pictures, we’ll post them like any other article. Please make sure these are your photographs and you are not infringing on anyones rights. Please be aware that we have limited storage for images on the site at the moment so we cannot include them in the ‘Gallery’ portion of the site. This is something we’re looking to upgrade in the future.
  6. Can I include pictures from the internet with my written content? Due to licensing, we can only use copyright free, specifically licensed pictures, which we would need to find and source appropriately. Please do not include any pictures that are not your own, unless you can credit the source. If you do include them, you are taking full responsibility for any copyright infringements those images might create. If you are unsure, simply don’t use the images.

Get in touch if you have any further questions. 

We reserve the right to withdraw any content that we deem to be in breach of our terms and conditions.

By submitting your content you pledge that the content submitted is yours and yours alone, and is not plagiarised. If we receive any reports of plagiarism or copyright infringements, your content will be removed from the website and you will be solely responsible for any subsequent actions taken.

By becoming a contributor or ‘QC’ to ‘The Quack’ you opt in to being contacted via email on updates to ‘The Quack’. This may included, but is not limited to, updates on the development of the website, requests for content, edits to your submitted content, and any other relevant information unless otherwise stated by yourself. If you wish to opt out or would like to no longer contribute to the site, please email us at studentactivities@edgehill.ac.uk and your request to be removed will be dealt with within 3 working days.