What is shmu?

Established as a charity in 2003, Station House Media Unit (shmu), is one of the core cultural organisations in North East Scotland and is at the forefront of community media development in the UK. 

We are a community anchor organisation, supporting residents in the seven regeneration areas of Aberdeen in radio and video production, traditional and on-line publications, music production and digital inclusion. These platforms are used as vehicles for personal and collective change; supporting skills development, active citizenship, community capacity building and community development. 

The organisation also supports other disadvantaged communities, both geographic and communities of interest, including an employability and training arm, and an adult services arm which provides support and opportunities for adults facing challenges.

Latest news

Northern Lens Youth Film Festival

Northern Lens is a new Youth Film Festival taking place on 16th June 2024 at the Lemon Tree in Aberdeen.  As part of the Light the Blue Festival, Station House Media Unit, in partnership with Aberdeen Performing Arts, are hosting the film festival with support from the Sean Connery Foundation to celebrate youth filmmaking across the country, with a spotlight on the

Date added: 28/04/2024

We are recruiting!

We are looking for 4 exceptional individuals to support our transformative programmes across North-East Scotland.

If you are an outstanding communicator with high levels of interpersonal skills who can work cooperatively within a team, whilst also having a proactive and self-motivated approach to the delivery of your role, we would love to hear from you.

Date added: 27/04/2024

shmu Annual Report 2022-23

This is our Annual Report for the financial year 2022-23

Date added: 31/01/2024