Catriona Flesher

News Editor of The Cambridge Tab

Catriona Flesher
Cambridge University


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Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, announced to speak at the Cambridge Union as recipient of the 2019 Professor Hawking Fellowship

The world-famous entrepreneur, philanthropist, author and humanitarian will speak at the Union at the beginning of Michaelmas Term

Graduate is suing Cambridge University over ‘re-traumatising, discriminatory’ sexual harassment complaints procedure

She said that Cambridge cares ‘more about PR and their image…than their safety of their students’

The Tab Cambridge’s theatre review round-up

All Week 3’s theatrical highlights in one place

‘C-Sunday Clean Up Party’ to follow this year’s celebrations

Aggressively wholesome content? Look no further.

University of Cambridge announces investigation of its links with the slave trade

An open letter is being circulated petitioning the Colleges to join the investigation

Online outcry at announcement of plans for Cindies’ closure

If you thought the CUSU elections were dramatic, just check Camfess

LGBT+ History Month roundup

The highlights of Cambridge this February

Newnham Cut the Rent protests provoked by proposed rent hike

The College announced plans to increase first year and freshers’ rents by 2.7 per cent next year

A thousand fewer UK students attend Oxbridge than a decade ago

The statistics reveal Oxbridge’s failure to add more places despite rising demand from international applicants

Cambridge City Council has declared a ‘climate emergency’

Zero Carbon described the declaration as ‘simply not good enough’

Jacob Rees-Mogg responds to naked debate challenge

Caius professor Dr Bateman challenged the Brexiteer to a naked debate last week

Protest sparked by Girton gym’s woman and non-binary hour

The hour was introduced by the JCR midway through Michaelmas

Date for Cambridge’s first ever Pride announced!

The Jesus Green will be the stage for a celebration of Cambridge’s LGBT+ community

Medwards President responds to student boycott

Dame Barbara said she was ‘saddened’ to hear of the calls to boycott meetings with her

Murray Edwards set to hike up rents once again

The 2.4 per cent rise comes despite Medwards’ current position as one of Cambridge’s most expensive colleges

NUS proposes to defund its Trans Campaign

The National Union of Students is currently the only national body solely representing transgender students

Six Cambridge Colleges are now offering discounted May Ball tickets to bursary students

Downing, Jesus, Pembroke, and Homerton have joined Hughes Hall and Wolfson in a bid to make Cambridge culture accessible to all

The Big Robinson Survey exposes big problems

70 per cent of respondents believe that the College prioritises conferences over students

When the CEO of Spoons came to town

Literal pub politics

Could beef be the biggest beef of Lent term?

‘We’re not saying thou shalt not eat beef – we’re just not serving it’

Former Cambridge student imprisoned for sexual assault

Erogogbo was sentenced to 15 months and issued with a restraining order