About us

About Us

Studentradion 98.9 broadcasts live on the web every weekday between 2 PM and 10 PM. Programs are carefully selected and cover topics in music, culture, community, humor, and much much more.  Every hour, on the hour listeners can hear the latest news about Uppsala and student life.  Missed your favorite program?  No problem! Check out our podcasts on Soundcloud or Mixcloud!

With over 130 members and more than 30 years experience, we think that we know what we are doing here! Due to the help of our dedicated volunteer employees, majority of whom are students at Uppsala University, Studentradion has been broadcasting quality programs since 1984.

Studentradion is been powered by over 140 enthusiastic and passionate broadcasters genuinely interested in radio. Studentradion is a nonprofit organization and all broadcasters are volunteers – with the exception of the Station Manager. Studentradion is funded by Uppsala Universitet, Folkuniversitetet, commercials and other contributions including the national organisation Studentradion i Sverige.


Studentradion 98.9 works together with Folkuniversitetet with in-studio training in both practical and theoretical radio including: interview techniques, editing, reports, chronicles, news and broadcasting among others. We also offer courses to gymnasiet students. For more information about courses and start dates email: utbildningsansvarig@studentradion.com

Studentradion 98.9 – Uppsala’s Largest Student Medium

According Studentradion 98.9’s latest marketing statistics, 41% of Uppsala Students listen to Studentradion 98.9 and each week our website has more than 2,000 visitors and web listeners.

In 2014 Studentradion was awarded the prize for Best radiostation at the LYSSNA gala organized by Ung Radio.

Studentradion has been nominated for the Best Local Radio on The Great Radio Awards (Stora radiopriset) 2012. Broadcasters at Studentradion 98,9 have also been nominated for Rookie of the Year 2012, which says a lot about Studentradion and the broadcasters’ ambition!