The official podcast of Victoria Universitys student newspaper, where we discuss campus news, the world at large and everything in between.


  • Mental Health w/ Harry Potvin

    Mental Health w/ Harry Potvin


    Join Ashley as she talks about mental wellness on campus with Harry Potvin, host of YouTube’s The Mental Corner!

  • PLAY Magazine: Siblings, Darlings, and Raccoon Things

    PLAY Magazine: Siblings, Darlings, and Raccoon Things

    04/04/2020 Duration: 15min

    The Strandcast team is back for a bittersweet ending, joined by authors featured in our Spring magazine, PLAY. Jasmine and Erica discussed family history, Jennifer and Julia talked about imagined romances, and Noah and Miranda naturally brought the episode to a close with the topic of raccoons. We never expected the academic year to end on such a note, but we are so proud to have made this episode to finish off our experience as editors of the Strandcast. Sending love and good vibes from Jasmine, Noah, and Jen.

  • The Love and Sex Special: Audio-Only Dating Game

    The Love and Sex Special: Audio-Only Dating Game


    How will Arts & Culture Editor Abbie find her true love? The Strandcast has a solution! We searched far and wide for sexy voices from around the continent to serenade her and vie for her heart. From hypermasculine gymrats to Minnesotan bus drivers, we've got it all. Stay tuned to find out who will win Abbie's love and affection!

  • Strandcast Interviews: Journalist Edition

    Strandcast Interviews: Journalist Edition

    29/01/2020 Duration: 41min

    In this episode, we interview journalists Tamara and Ann about their pieces in Issue 7. Jasmine and Tamara discuss how the Twitter mindset fuelled overreactions to the film CATS, while Noah and Ann discuss developments in the Student Choice Initiative. Eric joins the team for a quickfire round about the best and worst memes of the decade.

  • New Year, New Pod

    New Year, New Pod

    13/01/2020 Duration: 11min

    It’s a new year! The Strandcast team sits down and talks about the things their planning on leaving in 2019 and the things they hope to do more of in 2020.

  • SPACE: the Magazine Episode

    SPACE: the Magazine Episode

    06/12/2019 Duration: 13min

    Our December magazine is out! Listen to Meg, Ellen, and James read their pieces for a cozy, personal perspective on their work. We wish you all a wonderful holiday season!

  • The Star Wars Debate

    The Star Wars Debate

    01/12/2019 Duration: 31min

    Episode 9 of Star Wars is almost here! Celebrate with a passionate debate on the preceding eight films, brought to you by The Strand's masthead and friends. Meg, Jasmine, Jennifer, Noah, Eric, Tom, and Leo duke it out with two-minute speeches featuring what they feel defines and elevates their movie of choice. As always, chaos and heated finger-pointing ensue. Vote on Facebook for YOUR favourite movie!

  • Strandcast Interviews: Sugar Baby Edition

    Strandcast Interviews: Sugar Baby Edition

    11/10/2019 Duration: 24min

    The Strandcast team had the chance to interview two former sugar babies on their experiences in discovering the sugar baby lifestyle as young students. Two contrasting stories emerge. WARNING: These accounts do not represent the full scope of the sugar baby experience. Sex work is as valid as any other work. Be respectful and keep an open mind.

  • The Green Episode

    The Green Episode

    01/10/2019 Duration: 19min

    From tree-planting to cosmetics, the world is a dizzying place of production and consumption. Noah and Jennifer delve into their respective interests to examine how industries are environmentally unsustainable at different levels, and how we apply our ideals to the real world.

  • Debate: Who is the most ROYAL pop-culture queen?

    Debate: Who is the most ROYAL pop-culture queen?

    17/09/2019 Duration: 21min

    In this episode of The Strandcast, 5 members of The Strand give you another one of the greatest debates of our time: who is the most royal pop culture queen? Ultimately, you decide. Take to The Strand’s Facebook page to let us know who you thought the winner of this debate was.