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StirPod

An as-and-when podcast from the University of Stirling Podcast Society - our society podcast will feature podcasts made at events, as well as episodes of our members' podcasts, and episodes they have made for the society; it may feature interviews with staff and students from the University of Stirling in Stirling, Scotland, UK. As a university with many students from around the world, we may also, at times, have students talking about life here in Scotland and back home.

Tracks

Sports Club Promo: Mauy Thai
University of Stirling Muay Thai Club Promo: "Muay Thai (also known as Thai Boxing) is the national sport of Thailand that uses stand-up striking along with various clinching techniques. This martial art is known as "the art of eight limbs" because of the combined use of fists, elbows, knees, shins.Our coach is Adam Stevenson. A former professional fighter (in boxing, muay thai and MMA) and is very experienced coach who only teaches techniques that he has personally used in his combat career.The team consists of all levels of experience and fitness. From complete newbies who have never thrown a punch in their life to aspiring fighters competing on the national circuit. Muay Thai is great for self defence, fitness and above all stress relief!"To find our more and to join the Muay Thai Club, please visit the page on the Sport's Union website HERE. ★ Support this podcast ★
02:53 09/13/2022
Society Promo: Book Club
University of Stirling Book Club Promo: "Our aim is to explore different book genres and books every month while motivating people to read more. If you enjoy discussing books and meeting other people, this is the place for you. We want to provide you a place to read peacefully and to connect with other readers.  We are aware of the variety of book genres; therefore we organise people in groups depending their preferable book genre or if you want, you can join more than one group and have the opportunity to expand your library."Find out more and join the University of Stirling Book Club on the Student's Union Website HERE. ★ Support this podcast ★
01:05 09/13/2022
Society Promo: Air3 Radio
University of Stirling Air3 Radio Promo: Radio Airthrey was set up in 1972 as Scotland’s first campus-based student radio station. The station was later rebranded as ‘Air3 1350’ and most recently ‘Air3 Radio’ reflecting the change in technology and broadcasting technique.Find out more and join Air3 Radio on the Student's Union Website HERE. ★ Support this podcast ★
02:14 09/09/2022
Society Promo: Art Club
University of Stirling Art Club Promo: If you enjoy creating art - doodles included - then this is a club for you! Whether you actively use art as a creative medium, used to have art as a hobby, or whish to try something new; Art Club aims to aid your creative joys.  With the use of the room in the weekly meets, we try to provide a space where you can work on current art projects, starting something new, or see about doing a collaborative artwork with the members. Our members have varied preferred mediums and subjects, and there are always interesting artworks throughout.  Usually, we have exhibitions at the end of each semester that we can work towards having our art pieces in.To find out more about the University of Stirling Art Club and to join the society visit the Student's Union website HERE. ★ Support this podcast ★
00:36 09/09/2022
Sports Club Promo: Equestrian Club
University of Stirling Equestrian Club Promo:  We hold weekly lessons for all riding abilities at Tannoch Stables in Cumbernauld. We have 2 teams entered in to the BUCS leagues and a number of riders who have recreational lessons. Supporting our team riders at matches is always a fun day out and we hold regular social events outside of the saddle! Come along to try out riding, enter competitions or just have fun, everyone is welcome!To find our more and to join the Equestrian Club, please visit the page on the Sport's Union website HERE. ★ Support this podcast ★
01:41 09/09/2022
Sports Club Promo: Mountaineering Club
University of Stirling Mountaineering Club Promo: We are the Mountaineering Club! We hike and climb all around Scotland! We go on weekly hikes across the country in search of fresh air and stunning views, as well as running weekly climbing sessions, both indoors and outdoors. We also run extended trips throughout the year. Let us know what you want to do this year - Where do you want to go? What skills do you want to learn? Want to compete in climbing? We can arrange all this and connect you with discounted training courses and qualifications. We have many experienced members to keep you in safe hands and to pass on their skills. For Outdoor Education Students, getting involved in the club is an invaluable way of getting QMDs and leading experience. We WANT to get you involved in planning and leading hill days!To find out more and join the University of Stirling Mountaineering Club visit the page on the Sport's Union website HERE. ★ Support this podcast ★
01:54 09/09/2022
Society Promo: Debating Society
University of Stirling Debating Society Promo: Our Debating Society is a great place to enhance your skills. Skills such as public speaking or developing an argumentative style. This will help in your academic life. In Debates you need to be able to speak confidently in front of others and you need to present yourself convincingly. Debating will thus enhance your presentation skills. In debates it is also necessary to make an organised and effective argument. This skill will help you in your academic writing, especially in essay writing.Find out more and join the University of Stirling Debating Society on the University of Stirling Student's Union Website HERE. ★ Support this podcast ★
01:13 09/09/2022
Global Justice Society's Local Council Election Hustings 2022
From the University of Stirling Global Justice Society comes the Local Council Election Hustings for 2022 with a focus on Climate Change.The Hustings brought together Candidates for the Scottish National Party, Conservative & Unionists, Scottish Green Party and the Scottish Liberal Democrats to face student questions from across the University of Stirling. ★ Support this podcast ★
83:47 04/29/2022
Union Election Candidate Interview: Murray Bushell
Murray Bushell is running for University of Stirling Student Sport's Union President; he is interviewed here by Ed Conroy, President of StirPod.You can read Murray's full manifesto HERE.Voting opens Monday, March 14th at 9am (UK Time) and closes Tuesday, March 15th at 6:15pm.Results will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:30pm in VENUE. ★ Support this podcast ★
04:43 03/12/2022
Union Election Candidate Interview: Calum Brown
Calum Brown is running for University of Stirling Student Union President; he is interviewed here by Chloe Liddell, StirPod's Public Relations & Social Media Manager.You can read Calum's full manifesto HERE.Voting opens Monday, March 14th at 9am (UK Time) and closes Tuesday, March 15th at 6:15pm.Results will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:30pm in VENUE. ★ Support this podcast ★
12:11 03/12/2022
Union Election Candidate Interview: Michael Sammels
Michael Sammels is running for University of Stirling Student Union Mature Students Officer; he is interviewed here by Chloe Liddell, StirPod's Public Relations & Social Media Manager.You can read Michael's full manifesto HERE.Voting opens Monday, March 14th at 9am (UK Time) and closes Tuesday, March 15th at 6:15pm.Results will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:30pm in VENUE. ★ Support this podcast ★
10:18 03/12/2022
Union Election Candidate Interview: Jess Reid
Jess Reid is running for University of Stirling Student Union Vice President Communities; she is interviewed here by Chloe Liddell, StirPod's Public Relations & Social Media Manager.You can read Jess's full manifesto HERE.Voting opens Monday, March 14th at 9am (UK Time) and closes Tuesday, March 15th at 6:15pm.Results will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:30pm in VENUE. ★ Support this podcast ★
09:47 03/12/2022
Union Election Candidate Interview: Anastasia Mendini
Anastasia Mendini is running for University of Stirling Student Union President; she is interviewed here by Ed Conroy, President of StirPod.You can read Anastasia's full manifesto HERE.Voting opens Monday, March 14th at 9am (UK Time) and closes Tuesday, March 15th at 6:15pm.Results will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:30pm in VENUE. ★ Support this podcast ★
08:05 03/12/2022
Union Election Candidate Interview: Tash Miller
Tash Miller is running for University of Stirling Student Union President; she is interviewed here by Ed Conroy, President of StirPod.You can read Tash's full manifesto HERE.Voting opens Monday, March 14th at 9am (UK Time) and closes Tuesday, March 15th at 6:15pm.Results will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:30pm in VENUE. ★ Support this podcast ★
09:04 03/12/2022
Union Election Candidate Interview: Louis Utieyin
Louis Utieyin is running for University of Stirling Student Union President; he is interviewed here by Ed Conroy, President of StirPod.You can read Louis's full manifesto HERE.Voting opens Monday, March 14th at 9am (UK Time) and closes Tuesday, March 15th at 6:15pm.Results will be announced on Tuesday, March 15th at 7:30pm in VENUE. ★ Support this podcast ★
08:09 03/12/2022
PolSoc's Alternative Student Union Hustings 2022
An alternative hustings organised and hosted by the University of Stirling Politics Society (PolSoc) for the Stirling Student's Union - featuring in person attendance from Calum Brown, Anastasia Mendini and Tash Miller for Student Union President, and Jess Reid for Student Union Vice President of Communities; as well as a pre-recorded speech from the fourth candidate for President - Louis Utieyin. Murray Bushell also provided a pre-recorded speech for the role of Sport's Union President.The event was presented by James Southern, Treasurer of PolSoc. The hustings were compared and hosted by Lauri Merilaeinen (President of PolSoc) and Amy McMillan (Secretary of PolSoc).This recording was executively produced by Ed Conroy (President of StirPod); recorded by Lucy McGuire (Treasurer of StirPod); Chloe Liddell (PR & Social Media Manager of StirPod); and Hamdan (StirPod Member).This Episode's Transcription is not yet available. ★ Support this podcast ★
65:55 03/11/2022
The Revolution of the World
At the first 'Give It A Go' of the University of Stirling Podcasting Society (StirPod) two teams were given the challenge of making a 3 minute podcast episode in 30 minutes - the theme was 'Circle of Life' - they had to produce show notes, pick a theme tune, produce 3 minutes worth of audio and design a podcast cover.Team Two (Ed's Room) produced 'The Revolution of the World'"I am Thomas Jefferson.And I am campaigning for the safety of all children by introducing a revolutionary idea: a swivel chair.There was an accident with a small child and one of my goats.Please don't ask.Just listen to my swivel chair pitch.'Created by: Ailsa, Simi, Louise, Robyn and Andy See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. ★ Support this podcast ★
03:30 10/02/2021
The Hot Mess
At the first 'Give It A Go' of the University of Stirling Podcasting Society (StirPod) two teams were given the challenge of making a 3 minute podcast episode in 30 minutes - the theme was 'Circle of Life' - they had to produce show notes, pick a theme tune, produce 3 minutes worth of audio and design a podcast cover.Team One (Bertille's Room) produced 'The Hot Mess'"A discussion podcast between five women about identity, perceptions and life and individual strengths. In this short episode we answer the question 'Who do we think we are?'.Crated by: Chloe Liddell, Ranecia, Natalia, Lucy and Margaret.Instagram: @StirPod. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. ★ Support this podcast ★
02:54 10/01/2021
Freshers 2021 Special
At the first University of Stirling Student's Union Clubs and Societies Fayre in September 2021 for the Podcasting Society (StirPod) we were excited to meet so many amazing and interesting students from around the world, in a lucky-dip event they were asked to pick a random question and answer it - here are some of their answers from the day.Find us on Social Media @StirPod on Facebook, Twitter and InstagramOur Give It A Go event will take place on Thursday 30th September 2021 at 6pm, and two 2-3 minute podcast episodes from a challenge at this event issued to two teams will be released around then.To sign up to the society visit the University of Stirling Student's Union Page.To contact the Society, please use our social media or email us HERE. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. ★ Support this podcast ★
06:30 09/14/2021