Oxford University Broadcasting Society

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The Oxford University Broadcasting Society (OUBS) was a student society at the University of Oxford, England. It covered radio and television broadcasting.

The officers include a President, Secretary, Treasure, Programme Coordinator, Technical Director, News Editor, Social Secretary, and two ordinary committee members.[1] Equipment included a Uher 4000L portable tape recorder.[2]

For some years, OUBS used the BBC Radio Oxford studio in Wellington Square, Oxford to produce radio programmes for Radio Oxford and the Oxford Hospital Broadcasting Association.[1] It also used the studios at the Churchill Hospital, Oxford, home of the Oxford Hospitals Broadcasting Association, which ran a radio station known as Radio Cherwell.

Aubrey Singer, Controller of BBC2, spoke to the society in 1975.[3]

Former members[edit]


  1. ^ a b Constitution, UK: Oxford University Broadcasting Society, 5 February 1975 
  2. ^ The Uher 4000L Portable Tape Recorder, O.U.B.S. Training Sheet 1.
  3. ^ Singer, Aubrey (4 December 1975). "The art of scheduling". The Listener (British Broadcasting Corporation) 64: 742. Retrieved 24 December 2012. 
  4. ^ Jackie Ashley, Honorary Doctors, Staffordshire University, UK.
  5. ^ Scott Hughes, CV: ZEINAB BADAWI Presenter, `House to House', The Independent, 19 May 1997.
  6. ^ a b Oxford University Broadcasting Society Membership List, Michaelmas 1975.
  7. ^ Jonathan Sale, Passed/Failed: 'I got a first in having a good time' — An education in the life of the broadcaster and writer Nigel Rees, The Independent, 1 July 2004.
  8. ^ Carol Sennett at the Internet Movie Database.