Arusa Qureshi received a Carnegie Cameron Bursary in 2015-16 to complete an MSc in Magazine Publishing at Edinburgh Napier University. On 1 December 2016 Arusa was awarded Postgraduate of the Year Award at the Scottish Magazine Awards in Glasgow.Arusa Qureshi 2Photo by Sarah Moore

The award "In recognition of the close ties developed with Edinburgh Napier University, the first UK university to achieve PPA accreditation for a Publishing course, PPA Scotland awards a Magazine Publishing Postgraduate of the Year award at the Scottish Magazine Awards. Judges look for: a completed MSc Publishing degree, including the Magazine Publishing module; a completed dissertation relating to issues affecting the magazine industry; a passion and enthusiasm for the magazine industry; proactive interaction with the magazine industry including relevant work experience."

On winning the award Arusa said "I was thrilled and incredibly grateful to have won the Postgraduate of the Year Award. Being shortlisted alongside such talented people in the industry was a real honour and for that, I owe great thanks to PPA Scotland, the judges and my tutors. I hope that I'll be able to contribute positively to the magazine publishing industry in the future."

You can read Arusa's writing through her Twitter @arusaqureshi.

 

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