Grace Ridout

Editor in Chief

Grace Ridout
Lincoln University

Universities, student and campus life, student and campus news, politics, horror films and tv shows, and travel.

  • Grace Ridout is the Chief Editor at the Lincoln Tab and oversees the running on the Lincoln team day-to-day.
  • Her articles for the Tab range from comedic guides and top 10 lists, to breaking news and events at the University of Lincoln.
  • Grace had a unique childhood living in seven different countries, including Hong Kong, Tunisia, Ethiopia, and France.


Grace joined the Lincoln Tab as a student writer in 2022, going on to become Editor in Chief after 10 months. She has also been apart of the University of Lincoln radio station, Siren, since 2023.


Grace graduated from the University of Lincoln in 2023 with a BA Honours in International Relations and Politics, achieving a 2:1 in her degree. She is currently completing her masters in War and International Human Rights Journalism at the University of Lincoln.


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Lincoln students camp outside university Arts Centre in solidarity with Palestine

Students are protesting against the university’s investments in Israeli funded organisations

University of Lincoln vice chancellor blames government for uni’s staff redundancies

Neal Juster said the institution’s £30m budget shortage is due to lack of support and funding

This is your chance to be on The Tab Lincoln’s editorial team! Applications are now OPEN!

Could you be our new Editor-in-Chief, News, Features, or Social Media Editor?

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The student night out will now throw cow plushies into the crowd instead of ducks

Lincoln universities request street lighting remains on overnight for student’s safety

The campaign by MP Karl McCartney aims to better student safety off-campus in Lincoln

New year, new writers! Try something new and become part of The Tab Lincoln team in 2024

Come along to our open meeting Tuesday 23rd of January at 4:30pm

Reclaim the Night 2023: Students in Lincoln march together to advocate for women’s safety

‘If it takes us marching each year to make sure women’s safety is not ignored, so be it’

Father gives touching tribute to Lincoln student who died in first term of university

‘He was the happiest we’ve ever seen him at Lincoln University and was having the time of his life’

See what The Tab Lincoln writers wore for Halloween this year!

Who do you think was best dressed?

Fire spotted behind Lincoln Courts accommodation on University of Lincoln campus

The university has been working closely with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

Nine BeReals every student will take in Lincoln

The notification might as well say ‘it’s time to be exposed’

Ranking all the places in Lincoln you can get a Pumpkin Spice Latte

Seems like you can satisfy that autumnal craving no matter where you are in Lincoln

We tried Lincoln’s new Turtle Bay and its student deal: Here’s our honest review

The new Lincoln brunch spot was an interesting experience

University of Lincoln strikes scheduled for the start of term have been cancelled

Lectures will now be going ahead as normal between the 25th to 29th of September

The Tab Lincoln needs new writers and we want you!

Come along to our open meeting Tuesday 26th September at 4pm

Here are the five types of students you’ll meet during Lincoln Freshers’ Week

Unfortunately you’re more likely to meet these uni stereotypes rather than your best friends Freshers’ Week

Five days of strikes scheduled for the beginning of term at Lincoln

The new strike dates from the 25th to the 29th means an unfortunate start to the year for Lincoln students

Your Lincoln Freshers’ checklist: the top must do things before Freshers’ Week

Make sure you make the most of Freshers’ Week with these five tips

Lincoln MP called out on fake blue plaque on the Brayford

Karl McCartney is yet to respond

From the pre’s to the cheesy chips: The ultimate guide to a Lincoln night out

Can you make it to the pole in Scene at 5am?

What drink you are based on your Lincoln Halloween costume

Are you as basic as a sex on the beach or a cat costume?

Every disaster you’ll experience as a fresher living in Lincoln Courts

Hopefully you can last the year without being egged