Surf Radio

Falmouth and Penryn's Award Winning Student Radio Station! #RideTheWaves

Surf Radio

We are Falmouth and Penryn's Award Winning Student Radio Station! Surf Radio is broadcasting 24/7 online to soundtrack your day wherever you are, on campus, at home, on the bus, if you have an internet connection, we've got you covered!

Check out our schedule and tune in on our website:


What does membership get you?

Buying a membership lets you host your own show on Surf Radio and gives you access to the our dedicated studio in Tremough House on Penryn Campus! 

It's not all about presenting a show though! Being a member also means you'll have the chance to:

  • Help put on amazing gigs from sorting the venue to booking the lineup
  • Cover the big events happening on campus and locally
  • Discover new artists and help put together the Surf Radio playlist
  • Learn about all the technology that keeps a radio station on the air!

Membership of Surf Radio also gets you membership of the Student Radio Association (SRA) which means you can:

  • Attend Regional Training Days and the National SRA Conference featuring talks from people all across the Radio Industry to help you take your show to the next level!
  • Enter the prestigious Student Radio Awards, a place that has started so many careers in radio!
  • The chance to host "The Student Radio Chart Show" which is supported by BBC Introducing and broadcasts across the UK on Student Radio!
  • Get interview oppertunities with some of the most exciting new artists and some big names in music through the Student Music Network!

and so much more!


Surf Radio Presents: Fern Sessions 

Live music from the talented Students on our campuses and from the local area!

Started as a separate society in 2018, Fern Sessions aims to promote the amazing music created by the hugely talented students that study in Falmouth! In 2020 Surf Radio took on the Fern Sessions events and we’re taking it to the next level by hosting amazing acts from the local area as well as promoting the work from the student bands and musicians that study here!

Follow Fern Sessions on Instagram HERE and subscribe to the official Fern Sessions YouTube channel HERE to see the highlights so far! Keep an eye out for news on our upcoming events across the Fern Sessions and Surf Radio pages!


Programme Controller

Station Manager

Deputy Station Manager

Head of Marketing

Head of Events

Head of Music

Head of Tech / Training

Social Events Coordinator

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Getting on the radio:

We have a mix of live and pre-recorded shows on the schedule and membership lets you be a part of it!

To host one of our weekday Live Shows apply through this form HERE

To pitch your own specialist speech or music show send us the details of your idea on this form HERE


To book an induction for the Surf Radio Studio email our Head of Tech/Training and make sure you put “Surf Radio Induction” as the subject!

Inductions take about 30mins and usually take place between 12 and 2pm on weekdays but the times can vary as it also depends on who else needs to use the studio.

The induction will include a tutorial on:

  • How to use the mixing desk and microphone technique
  • How to use the software RadioDJ, Virtual DJ and B.U.T.T
  • How to correctly record / stream your show
  • Proper file management
  • Health and Safety
  • A recap of our onair code of conduct and program material guidelines.


We try to organise a social each month for our members!

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Penryn, Cornwall
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