Claudia Rowan

Claudia Rowan
Cambridge University


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Heroes of Cambridge: Nominations now open

The May Week Mega Event will highlight the heroic work of Cambridge students

Cambridge MMLL Office outlines plans for possible ‘virtual year abroad’

It could involve a ‘remote internship’ or ‘remote study placement’

Good News Column, Week Two: Queens’ ‘Shave Off’, Downing art, and endless baking

Some joy in this strange term

Good News Column: Week One

Virtual bops at Emma, Movie Mondays at Churchill, and ‘Virtual Jesus’

In pictures: The Cambridge students adopting dramatic new hairstyles in quarantine

Buzzcuts, failed platinum blond dye, trims…

BREAKING: Cows escape King’s College meadow and occupy Old Schools

A King’s College porter said: ‘We spent £550.44 on those cows. That’s money we’re never getting back.’

BREAKING: University to provide a ‘safety net’ for final-year undergraduates

No first or second-year undergraduate assessment will be classed

Peterhouse College allegedly forced international students to vacate their rooms

Only those in exceptional circumstances were permitted to remain in Peterhouse accommodation

The ultimate student guide to free online learning resources

You can continue your university studies from your bedroom

All May Balls and June Events cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19

The May Ball Presidents’ Committee has chosen to cancel or postpone all May Week events

Cambridge University Press makes over 700 textbooks free to access on Cambridge Core

Free access is available until the end of May 2020

Apply now to join The Tab Cambridge’s (probably remote-working) team for Easter 2020

You can be a columnist or section editor

‘I’m praying the borders stay open’: We spoke to the international students facing tough decisions amid COVID-19 pandemic

Some are struggling to find last-minute flights

Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine cancels all final clinical exams due to Covid-19

This precautionary measure comes as the pandemic escalates

Old Schools occupiers set up unofficial college and they’re even planning formals

It’s called ‘Solidarity College Cambridge’

Old Schools occupied by Cambridge Marxist Society and Cambridge Defend Education

The group of 50 students entered Old Schools at 9:15am today in solidarity with UCU strikes

‘We’re not back here to apologise’: Extinction Rebellion returns to Trinity College lawn to distribute wildflower seeds

‘We’re not vandals, we’re not thugs, we don’t do this kind of stuff for no reason’

Disgraced Trinity Hall academic wrote erotic fiction about students

Dr Peter Hutchinson quit teaching in 2015 following an investigation

Students campaign to stop controversial planned closure of SPS Library

A petition created to ‘Save the SPS Library’ has 247 signatures so far

CUSU reverses NUS election result, electing Peter McLaughlin

The Elections Committee apologised “unreservedly” for their original error

Potions stolen from Harry Potter formal, scam warnings, and an Emma eco-bop

News Column Week 4

75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz, Jewish students reflect on their ancestors’ experiences

“To not know Auschwitz is to not know the Holocaust”

Up close and personal: The best college rooms in Cambridge

A shrine to Taylor Swift at Girton, an art gallery at Jesus, and a penthouse suite at King’s

CUSU votes to ban all societies and external organisations from bringing firearms to Freshers’ Fair

The amended motion will now be re-voted on at the next council meeting in two weeks

Which Winter Love Island contestant is your college?

Ollie is so obviously Trinity

Cambridge colleges warn of ‘suspicious male’ harassing female students

The man was reportedly ‘naked from the waist down’

Students from coronavirus-infected Wuhan visited Cambridge just this week

The students from Wuhan College went on a night out with the Jesus College Student Union

Girton becomes second college to gain living wage accreditation

The college has committed to paying their own and contracted staff a minimum of £9.30 per hour

Glasgow student and his brothers break record for rowing across the Atlantic

They set three world records

Black African and Caribbean students receive record number of Cambridge offers

Target Oxbridge reports 39 offers from Cambridge and 32 offers from Oxford for 2020

Cambridge MP Daniel Zeichner challenges Home Secretary over Newnham academic

Zeichner’s letter condemns the Home Office for denying Dr Asiya Islam leave to remain

UCU writes to UK Home Office after Newnham academic denied Leave to Remain

Dr Asiya Islam’s application for Indefinite Leave to Remain was denied last year

Edi student jailed for trying to smuggle £100k worth of drugs into Scotland

Zixian Long was caught with 10kg of cannabis at Glasgow Airport

The best Camfess reactions to *that* tax scam email

Still waiting for the £550.44 of outstanding tax returns I’m owed

Heather Hancock named as first female Master of St John’s College

She will begin her role on the 1st October 2020

The Female Presidential Shoot

Showcasing the female presidents of Cambridge University societies

In pictures: the Cambridge UCU strike

“We need the Vice-Chancellor to act, to say something”

Best Dressed in Cambridge: Week Six

This week’s BDOCs

The Great Cambridge Latte-Off

Unsure where to get your morning coffee? We’ve got you covered

Best Dressed in Cambridge: Week Four

Another week, another dazzling set of BDOCs

CUCFS: Meet the Models

The fittest line-up yet?

Cambridge halloween costume round-up

These deserve at least a 2:1 for effort

INTERVIEW: Journalist Hugo Rifkind talks ‘absurd’ trigger warnings, antisemitism, and no-platforming

‘I offend people all the time, and I do get a lot of hate. Sometimes you deserve it’

Best dressed in Cambridge: Week Two

This week’s BDOCs

Seven stand out style must-haves for this term

How to be an attention-seeker in style

The Tab’s Best Dressed, Week One: Sidgwick Site edition

This week’s fashion icons