Communications / Schools


Simon has taught media careers at Cambridge, Exeter and Plymouth Universities, and schools and colleges across Britain, often working with the Speakers for Schools charity.

He has also mentored dozens of students into careers in the media.

Simon can offer teaching in creative writing, careers in the media, the secrets of success, how to get into a leading university and secure a top job, in sessions lasting from an hour to a whole day.

He is also regularly invited to speak at careers fairs, including at the Universities of Cambridge and Exeter, and schools and colleges, to talk about life as a journalist and writer.

For a taster of one of the Secrets of Success days, you can watch this video video.

Simon is always happy to consider invitations to speak at schools and colleges. If you’re interested in him visiting, please get in touch via the contact page.