David Pratt

David Pratt
Leeds University


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The all-time worst roads to live on in Hyde Park

The only thing worse than the roads themselves are the people that live there

Please for the love of God just eat your crusts

Hello? Why isn’t anyone listening to me?

7 totally hot reasons to black up this Halloween

It’s 2014 baby

Varsity: A journey into the lukewarm world of ‘uni spirit’

What happens on the pitch is irrelevant

A photo of me drinking cider on the beach pissed off the Daily Mail

We interviewed the girl in the photo that’s outraging middle England atm

Your graduation status update is a telling indicator into the type of person you’re going to become

If someone graduates but doesn’t post about it on Facebook, did they really graduate?

QUIZ: Guess where these University Challenge teams go to uni

There’s probably not that much separating Oxbridge-awkward and Metropolitan-awkward

The EDL In Leeds

The EDL came to town to get pissed and shout in the street. We asked them why and filmed it.

Tequila Turns 20!

Leeds’s favourite club night turns 20 so we’ve unearthed its dirty past and found some pictures from the archives

We Share Your Pain 11

GIFs, glorious GIFs!

Cipriani group ‘absolutely fucked’ before bus crash

Rugby stars dropped serious cash on booze before bus accident

We Share Your Pain 10

10th anniversary edition baby!

The Tab Guide to: Drugs

If you’re gonna do them, do them right.

We Share Your Pain 9

The 9th installment of everyone’s favourite Leeds-based relatable animated GIF series.

Win A Grand For Your Society

The people behind the new taxi-sharing app JumpIn are offering £1,000 for a society to spend on whatever they like

JAM With Jordan

Andy Jordan of Made In Chelsea fame is bringing a new night to Leeds

BNOC Of The Year: The Winner

The votes have been counted and we can now reveal who is 100%, indisputably and categorically, the biggest name on campus

We Share Your Pain 8

Your weekly dose of animated pictures that you may or may-not be able to relate to.

BNOC Of The Year: The Final

Welcome to the GRAND FINAL of the only student election you care about.

We Share Your Pain 7

In the name of good journalism we apply captions to animated GIFs

BNOC Of The Year: Group Four

It’s the fourth and final heat of your favourite popularity contest. Come forth and vote.

We Share Your Pain 5

More animated GIFs you can relate to

Valentine’s Plea

One Leeds student has taken to Facebook in order to find himself a date after being left in the lurch

Edge In Another Security Lapse

The Edge faces more security concerns as thieves break into changing room lockers

Take It To ’em

Dodgy landlords and letting agents are mugging you off. Time to do something about it. Send your stories to The Tab.

We Share Your Pain 4

More animated pictures you can relate to

A Shite For Sore Eyes

Seven girls suffer sewage explosion. WARNING: this article contains pictures of poop.

Chess Club Chaos

Panic sweeps Union as chess club unable to play due to missing key

Snowriders Explain Themselves

The people responsible for the top Snowriders pics tell us how the situations came about

An Ice Way to Get to Uni

An elusive creature has been spotted traversing the icy Hyde-Park conditions in an unconventional way

We Share Your Pain 3

Those feelings we all experience in our time at Leeds, expressed in handy gif form

BNOC of the Year: Nominations

Submit your nominations for Leeds’s first BNOC of the year competition

Snowed Under

Snowriders delay booking for Easter trip as website gets hammered by unexpected demand


Union slams Horse Riders’ naked calendar charity fundraiser.

A Night With Leeds’ Biggest Lads

We got fucked up with 6StMikes and this is what happened.


Because having the Union shove their policies down your throat may not be such a bad thing after all…

We Share Your Pain 2

Those feelings we all go through in our time at Leeds, expressed in handy gif form


Newcastle students create latest viral craze

We Share Your Pain

Those feelings we all go through in our time at Leeds, expressed in handy gif form

Nightclub photos of the week

Thought you had a good week? Check out these photos

Uni set to strip Savile of title

Paedo star could lose his honorary doctorate


Mr. 9% finally gets in touch with The Tab

Met outstrips uni in sex survey

Uni ranks lowest ever in latest report on student sex habits

Top chants of Varsity 2012

Hyde Park Hero

Student Hero Joe Janney foils Hyde Park robbery