About us


Leeds Student Radio (also known as LSR and formerly as LSRfm.com) is a student radio station that broadcasts every day during term time from Leeds University Union at the University of Leeds.  It is also has members from Leeds Trinity University, Leeds Beckett University, and Leeds College of Music. The station Broadcast online through its website www.thisislsr.com.


With over 300 members joining annually, Leeds Student Radio is one of the largest student radio stations in the country. The station is run by an elected committee of student volunteers, and the management of the station is overseen by a full-time station manager employed by Leeds University Union. Leeds Student Radio boasts 120 hours of scheduled programming a week, with shows ranging from Political Animal to specialist music shows.  The schedule is undeniably diverse and gives opportunities for a wide variety of students to learn the ropes of the media industry.


The station also provides live DJs for venues within Leeds University Union and the City of Leeds.




The LSR schedule is divided into 4 sections. We have Daytime Shows (between 11am and 5pm every weekday), which are usually entertainment shows. This programming is created to make you smile each and every day! The shows could cover anything from celebrity gossip to premier league football, and always play upbeat music from the exclusive LSR playlist. We also have Evening Shows (between 6pm and 1am every weekday evening), which are usually specialist music shows.  Our evening programming is incredibly varied, so tune in at any time of the night to listen to anything from local Leeds music on a Monday to grime on a Thursday. We also have Weekend Shows, which is when we have our most diverse programming. At the weekend we play loads of different types of music AS WELL as cutting edge speech programme. Finally, we have the core shows on Leeds Student Radio. These are Breakfast (9-11am) and The Beat (5-6pm). The core shows are super upbeat and happy; they get loads of new members involved and help promote exciting stuff that’s happening in the union and across the city!


Buy your membership and apply for a show here.




Leeds Student Radio work closely with commercial sponsors to promote to the local student community. Our online presence and loyal listenership provides a perfect platform for companies and individuals looking to promote to Leeds students. Our marketing team work hard to ensure that our sponsors are  well promoted both on-air and online, producing high quality adverts and creative ad campaigns. To find out more about sponsoring and advertising on Leeds Student Radio, email marketing@thisislsr.com




Find us

Leeds Student Radio is based in the heart of University of Leeds'  Student Union, situated by the stairs on the first floor looking over the front of the union. You can drop by and talk with our station manager or one of our committee members with any questions you may have in relation to joining or working with LSR.




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