Cory Broadbent

Section Editor

Cory Broadbent
Durham University

Durham University lifestyle, property and accommodation, student news, guides, campus culture, Australian culture, gaming news

  • Cory is currently a Section Editor for The Tab Durham where he writes both features and news stories for the site
  • Cory specialises in investigating news stories related to accommodation and its impacts on students within Durham University
  • Cory is an Australian living in the UK working two part-time jobs during his studies. In his free time, Cory is a self-taught video editor, writes and performs poetry and prose fiction and currently has an acting role in a Durham student production


Cory joined The Tab Durham as a Student Contributor in his third-year of study and since joining some of his articles have achieved the most daily views across all The Tab UK sites according to statistic reports. Cory was promoted to Section Editor in January of 2024.


Cory is in his final year at Durham University where he studies English Literature. He is writing his dissertation on how trauma is both addressed and processed during the writing and reading experience of the American 'Confessional' poets. Next year, Cory intends to undertake an internship in the journalism industry


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In loving memory: Students share their favourite moments from Klute following its closure

Never again will we be Knee Deep in Klute…

After 40 years in the spotlight, Durham nightclub Klute has shut down

It is currently unclear whether the closure is only temporary or permanent

Durham student housing plans withdrawn after MP issues warning over policy breaches

The scrapped developments would have seen three student housing blocks built on Clay Lane

The Durham Tab is looking for new writers! Come and join the 2024 team

Come to our open meeting at The Library Bar on the 23rd January at 7:00pm

Durham’s new bus station has finally opened to the public

The relieving news come after months of delays and £10.4 million

More students to access support as Durham Uni widen eligibility criteria for Durham grant

‘We will not leave our students stranded’

Snow hits Durham as dreams of a white Christmas hit the news

Perhaps Frosty will join us for the festive season after all…

Durham college accommodation prices have risen at rates higher than inflation

The university has announced that college accommodation costs will be rising by 6.3 per cent

Durham University will rise the Durham Grant by nearly seven per cent next academic year

The uni said it is ‘deeply committed to supporting students who may be struggling financially’

50 per cent of Durham returner university accommodation applications were rejected

Durham-owned accommodation is oversubscribed and chances of success are heavily dependent on your college

Durham students are ‘physically racing’ for accommodation despite code of practice

The scheme has been labelled as ‘too weak’ by students

Eight niche discoveries I experienced as an Aussie in Durham

Toto, I’ve got a feeling we’re not down under anymore

The pros and cons of living on your own at Durham Uni

It’s always my turn to clean the kitchen

Durham post-grad student jailed for grooming 13-year-old girl with autism

Sitikantha Mohanty, 50, was on a student visa studying business administration