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Apartment613 is offering another term of 613U Summer School

By Greggory Clark on July 25, 2018


Join Apt613 for the next session of 613U Summer School. Our pwyc workshop series has tips and tricks for bloggers, citizen journalists, community volunteers, and arts communicators.

We hope you’re ready for another session of 613U Summer School. Registration opens on August 1, 2018.

Download the 2018 program guide.

For a close look at the course descriptions, click here to download the 2018 Summer School program. We’re offering five workshops in August—with more sessions TBA for September:

Many thanks should be bestowed upon our professional instructors, who are volunteering to lead these evening and weekend classes.

Enroll at after registration opens on August 1, 2018.

Questions? Feel free to touch base by email <>, on Twitter @apt613, or drop us a line in the comments section, below.

Expert journalist and Carleton University professor Paul Adams is back by popular demand. His 2017 storytelling and citizen journalism workshop is now a benchmark for the 613U program. While there are not prerequisites for any 613U course, first-time participants are encouraged to start with Paul’s “Storytelling I: The Citizen Journalist”.

About Apartment613

Apartment613 Community Initiatives is a registered not-for-profit. Our main activity is, a hyper-local Ottawa arts and culture blog, named ‘Best Community New Website’ by the Canadian Online Publishing Awards in 2017. It’s a platform for news and ideas, arts previews, podcasts and videos produced by a team of 100+ volunteer contributors.

About 613U

To further its mandate of facilitating community engagement, Apt613 launched 613U in March 2017, a series of media resources designed for local cultural groups, businesses and citizen journalists, with the goal of improving their capacity to communicate about cultural happenings and local issues. Following a successful pilot year, we have devoted to expanding the 613U program, producing new online resources, and further developing the workshop series as a permanent piece of our not-for-profit activities.


Apartment613 wishes to thank the Ontario Trillium Foundation and The Fulbright Canada-U.S. Embassy in Ottawa Community Leadership Program for their financial support of this project.

Thanks to CHUO 89.1FM, our key programming partners, and to the communities at Impact Hub Ottawa and SAW Video Media Art Centre for providing workshop and creation space throughout the year.

Cheers to Beau’s All Natural Brewing Co. for championing Apt613 since Day 1.