Francesca Edgerton

Edinburgh Argument Editor of The Tab

Francesca Edgerton
Edinburgh University


The Tab's journalism is brought to you by young reporters who like being first. On university campuses, our writers deliver local news you care about. At The Tab HQ, our experienced journalists write about everything from breaking news to politics to pop culture to TikTok trends to the latest entertainment and celeb gossip. Our aim is to deliver sharp, original, and agenda-setting journalism to young people. All our stories are fact checked and sources verified. Further information on our editorial policies and processes can be found here.


Year Abroad: Myth vs Reality

Real experiences of actual people who aren’t in the prospectus

Nap pods are not the answer to mental health issues at Edinburgh

A ridiculous waste of money

Edinburgh kills more animals than any other university

This is one uni ranking we shouldn’t be proud to top

A definitive list of all the people you’ll see in your lecture

There’s always one in a suit

Clubbers of the Week

Don’t let deadlines stop you

Hate crime at Edinburgh Central Mosque next to Potterrow

Police ask students to stay vigilant

Why we need to stop ‘voluntouring’

Stop building schools and taking pics with African kids

Why you should vote in the EUSA elections today


There’s a secret tunnel between Crystal Macmillan and the Old Medical School

You just never stop learning

Are you Edinburgh’s Maddest Fresher?

Nominations are now open!

Why are we all clicking ‘interested’ on Facebook events?

We know you aren’t really going to go

Campus Style: Miserable weather edition

Winter is coming

You can complete Halloween in Edinburgh this year

Just follow our advice, again