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Student winners show Radio 1

The May bank holidays will feature two award-winning students as part of the Radio 1 schedule.

Julie Ann Lough and Fergus Dufton will get a show each between 4am and 7am after winning Best Female and Best Male at the Student Radio Awards last year.

Julie Ann is first up on Monday 3rd May and Fergus does his show on the 31st May after winning in November's ceremony, which is now into it's 15th year of celebrating the best in student radio talent.

Previous winners who have gone on to great success in the professional industry include Greg James (BBC Radio 1), Mark Crossley (Absolute Radio), Marsha Shandur (XFM) and Kevin Hughes (95.8 Capital FM).

The Student Radio Awards are sponsored and supported by stations and companies across the industry and organised by the Student Radio Association, chaired by Tim Dye.

Tim said: "The SRA is delighted that BBC Radio 1 has given two of our winners a slot in their busy programming schedule; it’s a privilege and an honour that we’re sure Julie Ann and Fergus will appreciate and we’re sure they will do a fantastic job.”

This years ceremony returns to the Indig02 in November, with entries for the next batch of awards opening in the next month.

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