Forge Radio - Sheffield University

Forge Radio

 Where is Forge Radio?


Studio Email
Studio Phone
0114 222 8700
Studio Text
07563 481 995
Office Phone
0114 222 8750
Office Email
Students' Union
Western Bank
South Yorkshire
S10 2TG

About Forge Radio

Forge Radio is the Union's student-run radio station, broadcasting every day on and around campus to bring you the latest music, chat, news and entertainment.

Station History


Forge Radio (Formerly Sure Radio) was founded back in 1995 as a student society at Sheffield Union by Helen Grimes, with Jenny Thornton as Head of Music. The station followed in the footsteps of Forge FM; a station jointly run by students and the local community broadcasting from University House, which moved out of the students' union to become an independent organisation in 1994. In 2013, now based in Sheffield Union's Media Hub, the station broadcasts around 140 different shows a week and consists of a membership of around 400. Every aspect of the station is student run from jingles to tech led by an elected committee . Forge Radio plays a major role in the coverage of large union events such as Varsity and Union Officer Election Night and works closely with the student paper The Forge Press and student tv station Forge TV to create the very best content for its audience. As a part of Forge Media it was voted Best Student Media at the 2012 NUS Awards.