Caitlin James

Co-Editor in Chief at The Tab Durham

Caitlin James
Durham University

Student news, Durham University lifestyle, campus culture, guides, property and accommodation, social media trends, student safety

  • Caitlin is currently the Co-Editor in Chief at The Tab Durham where she manages the editors and writers team as well as producing her own stories for the site
  • Caitlin specialises in investigating any news story related to Durham University and its surrounding institutions
  • In her free time, Caitlin loves to get outside and explore new places all over the UK


Caitlin joined The Tab Durham in her second-year of study and after undertaking an internship with the national Tab team was made Co-Editor in Chief.


Caitlin is in her final year at Durham University where she studies English Literature. She is writing her dissertation on feminist perspectives in the literature of the Brontës and intends to do a Master's Degree next year


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Durham University to introduce specialist support team for freshers rejected from Oxbridge

A leaked email explained how eligible students can receive free counselling throughout Michaelmas term

The Durham pubs streaming the Six Nations tournament: An ultimate guide

Apologies in advance for the puns x

Durham Uni investigating after student had ‘curry muncher’ written on face at club social

A photo of the student appeared on Cuth’s Running Club’s Instagram story before being deleted

Here’s what your fave Durham late-night takeaway says about you as a student

Beware the Paddy’s fans

Durham Union will attend Freshers’ Fair following two year ban

The decision recognised the Union’s improvements in equality, diversity, and inclusion

It’s official: Here’s the correct Durham college bar crawl route

N.B. Ustinov not included x

Durham Uni students to receive all marks in November following end of marking boycott

Those who took a resit can expect their results in September

Durham Uni places in top five for 10 subjects, 2024 Guardian University Guide shows

Its physics department is second only to Oxford

Durham Uni staff may strike in September following end of marking boycott

The strikes come after the UCU rejected the offer of a five per cent pay award

Nine students owe Durham Uni over £6000 for unreturned library books

One student alone owes the uni £890

Durham student’s death in queue for nightclub was ‘preventable’, prosecutors say

Olivia Burt died five years ago after an ‘unsuitable’ screen collapsed on her

Durham University students with unmarked work won’t have graduation ceremony until next spring

The university has admitted a ‘significant’ number of students will face delays due to marking boycott

First year Durham student dies after suffering a cardiac arrest whilst on holiday in Paris

Rhea Hourigan has been described as a ‘bright shining star’

Durham Uni drops two places and ranks eighth in the country, according to new league table

Durham scored 78 per cent in satisfaction ratings

Exposed: The Russell Group universities most dependent on international student fees

All that money and the PM has banned students from bringing their family to the UK?

He’s back: Every cringe inducing thing Andrew Tate said in his BBC interview

I don’t know if you understand what sarcasm is

This is what every student is like at a festival, based on their uni

God save me from the LSE rizz in this heat

Behind every hot girl is a deep history of relating to these 21 memes

I always knew that my stomach issues just meant I’m sexy

Durham is getting a new 850-bed student accommodation to combat the housing crisis

The council approved the development plans despite opposition from angry locals

Durham University in £5 million deal with Mitie, the UK’s largest provider of migrant prisons

Over a thousand Durham students have signed a letter urging the university not to re-sign the contract with Mitie

There were 464 burglaries in DH1 during Michaelmas term

And this is how you can protect your house

Eight things in my £9k Hatfield room that would put my non-Durham friends in a coma

Nothing can prepare you for finding a cockroach in your cereal bowl

This is what the Durham lecturers who are striking want students to know

If an agreement isn’t reached with the university, staff say there will be a marking boycott

Eight ways to save the environment and your money this ball season

It’s a very pressing first-world problem, but the environment and your wallet is begging for this

Uni says ‘Durham is a very safe city’, despite 43 per cent of students not always feeling safe out walking

Durham University hasn’t said they’ll do anything about it in light of this research

10 holiday destinations that are cheaper to get to than a train ticket from Durham to London

£100 just to get home? I’d rather pay less and go on holiday thanks