About Us

‘The Stag’ is the official magazine of the students at the University of Surrey. We aim to provide content covering a wide range of areas from student life to current affairs. We form one of three medias at surrey, the others being StagTV and Stag Radio.

We aim to release three high quality printed magazines throughout the year that cover university life and topics relevant to students.

The Stag dates back to 1967 when the newspaper ‘Bare Facts’ was first established. The ‘University of Surrey’ was back then, known as ‘Battersea Polytechnic’ and this one page newsletter was established to ensure good communication with students as the campus transitioned to Guildford as we know it today.

‘Bare Facts’ re-branded to ‘The Stag’ in late 2008 and transitioned from a newsletter to a magazine. In 2016 we achieved editorial independence from the Students Union enabling us to provide challenging and effective journalism ‘for the students, by the students.’

If you are interested in writing for us or playing another role in the society don’t hesitate sending an email to:
ussu.thestag@surrey.ac.uk
We are always looking for writers, photographers, designers and web developers!
 

Our Team:

 

Leadership Team

 

Chelsey King

Chelsey King

Chief Editor
Megan Dardenne

Megan Dardenne

Deputy Editor

 

Editorial Team

 

Charli West

Charli West

Features Editor
Irene Mir

Irene Mir

News Editor
Bethany McAtee

Bethany McAtee

Lifestyle Editor
Michael Slavin

Michael Slavin

Sport Editor
Anthony Balchin

Anthony Balchin

Science Editor
Pete Ferguson

Pete Ferguson

Politics Editor
Sophie Pike

Sophie Pike

Opinion Editor
Izzy Rolfe

Izzy Rolfe

Entertainment Editor
Rosa Grace Heaton

Rosa Grace Heaton

Literature Editor

 

Design Team

 

Emily Lui

Emily Lui

Head Designer
Francis Cousins

Francis Cousins

Website Editor

About Me

I’m the current website editor for ‘The Stag’, this means keeping the website up to date with new articles and exclusive content. I’m also head of live for StagTV – handling all broadcast content for societies and sports!

Zak Dawson

Zak Dawson

Head of Photography
Sam Chilton

Sam Chilton

Head of Marketing

 

Social and Outreach Team

 

David Dobrotvorskij

David Dobrotvorskij

Social Secretary
Joel Weller

Joel Weller

Social Media