Broadcasting from the heart of the Percy Gee, Galaxy Radio formerly LUSH Radio is the University of Leicester Student Radio Station. With plenty of variety, there’s so much variation that you’re certain to find something that you want to hear!
Since 1997, Galaxy Radio has been run and presented by students, to students. Providing Leicester with their daily doses of alternatives to other radio stations whether your interested in a range of music, or fancy some old fashioned entertainment this is the radio station for you.
Galaxy Radio is here to cater to you: Your songs, your sounds, your station.
About Galaxy Radio
Officially founded in 1996 as LUSH Radio, Galaxy Radio is the radio station of the University of Leicester Students’ Union. It is run and presented exclusively by students and broadcasts a mixture of music, chat and our student politics, providing both Leicester students and residents with something to sweeten their day.
There are a variety of presenters and we broadcast at peak times daily, presenting music styles from indie rock, R&B, house, dance, pop and metal, all the way through to bhangra and other internationally flavoured music. But dont fear even if your not interested in music, we also present your weekly doses of sport and politics to keep all students up date.
In 2009, Galaxy Radio introduced its first ever Chart Show, playing the Student Union’s Top 10 tracks as voted for by students of the University.
The station broadcasts throughout the academic year via a dedicated webcast from their studio which is currently located on the top floor of the Percy Gee Building.
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