Sexy new rebrand for Livewire 1350

Here at the SRA we love ourselves a good rebrand, if you hadn’t noticed we had our own a few weeks back! So imagine our delight learning one of our member stations had had itself a swanky new upgrade! Introducing the new era of Livewire 1350…. Based at the University of East Anglia, Livewire has been… read more


Sun, Sand & Student Radio: Boardmasters 2016

Cornwall’s coastline boasts some of the best Sunshine you’ll find in British Summertime and they also boast one of the UK’s most beloved festivals, Boardmasters. We sent Niall Johnson and Nick Harris of RaW 1251am down to find out what the festival is all about. You can read their review and hear their coverage below:… read more


Just starting uni? ITV needs YOU!

ITV are filming a pilot show (more family-friendly rather than Geordie Shore-esque!) and they need students who are starting uni this September to help. So, if you picked up your uni results today and got the place of your choice, take a look at this… To apply, head to itv.com/beontv/freshers Good luck!


Playlist Meeting #3

Hello and welcome along Student Radio music teams to another SRA Playlist Meeting! One of the hardest things for Music Teams amongst our members to do is perfect the sound of Student Radio. Ultimately there is no right or wrong answer to what you playlist on your station as tastes vary but if you’re needing… read more


Hertfordshire’s Standon Calling 2016 welcomes us

As our #SummerofFestivals continues, we had the opportunity to attend and bring you coverage from Standon Calling 2016. Burst’s Sophia Ikirmawi was on hand to head down to the festival for us, and you can hear and read her coverage from the weekend here: Standon Calling 2016 is the eleventh year of founder Alex Trenchard’s… read more

Kendal Calling

We join The Jagerhaus at Kendal Calling

There aren’t many festivals with as gorgeous settings as Kendal Calling, which sits in the Lake District. John Alexander of Demon FM travelled to the festival for us joining the Jagerhaus team to have a great weekend. Read his thoughts on the weekend and listen to our podcast from Kendal Callling here: Walking on to… read more

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Sheffield shines at Tramlines 2016

Our #SummerOfFestivals continues with Tramlines 2016. We feel really thankful to have the opportunity to bring you coverage from this one because it’s unlike any other festival. It takes place through-out the City Centre of Sheffield with the community of Sheffield really helping to make the experience as magical as it can be. We sent… read more