About Us

Welcome to TUXtra, a multimedia platform showcasing content produced by students and volunteers from Teesside University.

We are a news outlet, a radio station and a TV platform. We also showcase the best work produced by the students of the School of Computing Media and Arts.

News

The news content produced for TUXtra is primarily led by students studying Journalism and Sports Journalism degrees at Teesside University. They produce content as part of their course work and during live news days, students also submit content as part of their extra curricular activities. News content production is created with a multimedia distribution model in mind, reflecting the direction of modern journalism.

Radio

There is a long standing history of award winning student radio at Teesside University. The station is entering its 11th year and continues to produce interesting and diverse content. The radio arm of TU Xtra is lead by students and a management committee of student volunteers. The students are supported by a team of academic and technical staff from within the university. The volunteer led content is also supplemented by assessed work from Journalism, Sports Journalism students and those studying Broadcast Media Production degrees.

Television

Teesside University has been producing award winning visual content and TUXtra acts as a showcase for this material. In addition students from Film and Television Production, Broadcast Media Production and Journalism courses produce live and recorded television content for TUXtra.

Facilities

Students have access to the facilities operated by the School of Computing, Media and the Arts. The majority of these are based in both Aurora House and the Athena building. Students have access to industry standard equipment; radio studios, a convergent news room, TV studios and assistance from both technical and academic staff with many years of industry experience.

Showcase

TUXtra showcases the best of the work produces from around the School of Computing, Media and the Arts. Students from across the school produce a diverse range of artefacts from animation to web applications. ExpoTees is an event where the very best of student work is exhibited to a wider audience and industry professionals.

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