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Surge Win Silver at Student Radio Awards 2017

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Huge congratulations are in order for Surge Radio, our student-run radio station, who won two Silver awards at the 2017 Student Radio Awards: Best Multi-platform Initiative and Best Live Event or Outside Broadcast.

Both awards were for Surge’s brilliant live coverage of the RAG (Raise and Give) 2016 Jailbreak, an event where students aim to travel as far from Southampton as possible without spending any money, fundraising as they go. Surge covered the event live for 36 hours, keeping track of 30 teams on their adventures.

Surge’s Station Manager, Xavier Voight-Hill, says: “It was a fantastic … Read the rest

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Surge Radio nominated for two Student Radio Awards

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The Students’ Union’s very own Surge Radio have been nominated for two Student Radio Awards (SRAs) 2015.

Our student-run radio station have been nominated for Best Live Event or Outside Broadcast for their coverage of the 48 Hour Marathon and for Best Newcomer, where Toby Leveson has been nominated for his contribution to the station from 2014-15.

The 48 Hour Marathon was broadcast back in March where Surge raised over £1000 for RAG and the Teenage Cancer Trust whilst broadcasting for 48 hours straight.

Surge Radio’s Station Manager, Dan Linstead says, “Being recognised by the Student Radio Association is a … Read the rest

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SPANC returns to SUSU for 2015

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You’ve heard of NaSTA and the SRA (national student television and radio associations) but SPA is relatively new to the family of national student media networks. The Student Publication Association held its first National Conference at SUSU in 2013 and we’re thrilled to announce that it’s back this year for 2015’s Conference!

Our campus magazines The Wessex Scene and The Edge will play host to a whole load of student publications from all over the UK at the conference later this year.

Chair of the SPA, Sophie Davis, said: “We were delighted with the quality of applications submitted. Having all … Read the rest

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