Campus radio is an important educational and social facility for campuses around the world. It prepares students with real-life experience. Most of these stations feature news shows, sports programmes, and public affairs broadcasts, which prepare students for careers in journalism, television, and more. Campus radio station undoubtedly allows students to receive important media experience they may not be able to find anywhere else on campus. Whether it is through research, working with others, or preparing their own material, there is transferable experience in much of what a student disc jockey or student reporter does at his or her college radio station. A student could turn out to be a fantastic On-Air Personality (OAP) at while in the higher institution by doing well in the campus radio station.
In most higher institutions both students in Mass Communication and other departments participate in the running of campus radio stations. Most higher institutions in Nigeria have radio stations which air very interesting programmes enjoyed by listeners within and outside the university community. Here is a list of campus radio stations in Akwa Ibom State.
UNIUYO 100.7 FM (University of Uyo), Akwa-Ibom Sate
Uniuyo 100.7 FM is owned by the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Its coverage spans across Akwa Ibom State and its immediate environs. The station delved into full commercial broadcasting in 2012. The station has modern facilities and impressive on-air personalities that boost its broadcast and quality programming.
Heritage 104.9 FM (Heritage Polytechnic), Eket, Akwa-Ibom Sate
Heritage FM was given approval by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) to Operate as a radio station in 2014 on the frequency of 104.9 MHz. The staion is owned by Heritage Polytechnic, Eket, Akwa Ibom State. The primary goal of the station is to groom students in the Department of Mass Communication with requisite skills to become prolific broadcasters, including providing educating, entertaining and informative programmes to the audience.