Zugme launches #beststudentband competition

banner3Zugme is no stranger to supporting new and emerging musical talent, but their new competition takes their devotion to another level. They've teamed up with several other companies well known for supporting new music - namely Sennheiser, Awesome Merchandise and Soundcloud - to search for the #beststudentband in the UK throughout September!

Prizes lined up include £100 worth of merchandise unique to the winning project, an annual Go Pro Soundcloud account, free advertising for a month and an exclusive section on the Zugme website. Read on to find out how to make the most of this amazing opportunity.


Education may be on the agenda, but University life generates far more than just a learning environment. From Aberdeen to Exeter, students up and down the country contribute to thriving art and music scenes. Zugme are keen here to help the best student band bag time in the spotlight!

How do I enter?

To enter the Best Student Band competition, simply upload one video or audio stream to www.zugme.com through a project-specific account. From there, all you need to do is encourage your fans to ‘like’ your Zugme post. The competition winner will be the project behind the most post likes on 9th October 2015.

Make sure you tag your Zugme post under University Band @ Your Location to help promote your local scene! You should also use #beststudentband on Twitter and Facebook to reach out to our userbase.


  • £100 worth of Awesome Merchandise products
  • Go Pro on Soundcloud for one year
  • Sennheiser Urbanite headphones
  • Sidebar advert on Zugme promoting your band
  • Sidebar advert on DrunkenWerewolf promoting your band


  • You and your band mates must attend the same University or higher education college.
  • All entrants must be locally active in 2015.
  • Only entrants who correctly use the ‘University Band’ tag will be considered.
  • The competition is open to projects of up to and beyond one band member.
  • Solicited and unsolicited applicants are approved.

What are you waiting for? Get cracking!


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