Izzy Schifano

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Izzy Schifano


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Come on Barbie, let’s go laugh at these 19 memes about the iconic new film

This Barbie is crying rn x

The reviews are in for Barbie and yikes, some of them are fully savage

Even if this film was getting endless one-star reviews I would still be watching soz x

Protests and fake degrees: Everything that’s gone down at this summer’s graduations so far

Thousands of students across the country are graduating without their final grades due to the ongoing marking boycott

Edinburgh students protest over ’empty degrees’ at graduation ceremonies

Students held banners and refused to be ‘tapped’ as part of graduating

People on TikTok are using tortilla wraps to sneak alcohol into festivals and it’s genius

My bank account is crying with happiness rn

‘It’s laughable’, Manchester students given £500 for not having degrees before graduation say

‘I’m £60k in debt with no degree to show for it’

Omg! Netflix has finally given us the Sex Education season four release date and trailer


Manchester University is giving £500 to all final years who don’t have their marks by graduation

Thanks guys but I would quite like to have my actual degree too x

Over 30,000 people marched in London Pride 2023 and the pictures are iconic

Of course the whole cast of Heartstopper was there

Taylor Swift to Olivia Rodrigo: All the iconic celebs you forgot were in New Girl

The Kardashians filmed an episode???

Russell Group university becomes first in the UK to end marking boycott dispute

‘Students affected will receive their classification as a matter of urgency’

Tinnies and balloons: Piles of rubbish left at Glastonbury as 2023 festival ends

You lot didn’t show this on your endless Insta stories

How to get Taylor Swift Eras tour tickets, by people who have

Can’t wait to be fighting for my life on Ticketmaster

Meet the Exeter student who’s written her entire dissertation on Harry Styles

Naturally, Lucy got the idea whilst at one of his concerts x

I started selling clothes on Depop during my second year at uni, now I’ve made £250k

This puts the £3.75 you’ve made on Vinted to shame x

Oxford drops down to second place in new university league table

Brb crying

Universities ‘have to try harder’ to prevent student suicide, MP says

‘Something is seriously wrong with the current system’

Meet Tyrique: The footballer looking for his first ever girlfriend in the Love Island 2023 villa

He’s best mates with Love Island series seven’s Toby Aromolaran!!

Say hello to Ruchee, the ultimate cool girl joining the Love Island 2023 cast

I need her whole wardrobe rn please x

The full relationship timeline of Chrishell Stause and G Flip, from music videos to marriage

They go on double dates with Jason and Marie-Lou!

A deep dive inside the Instagram accounts of all The Ultimatum: Queer Love cast

I can’t keep up!

‘I’m gutted’: Students speak out as marking boycott leaves them in limbo

Only a quarter of UK uni students support the marking boycott, a Tab survey has found

Inside the vibey life of Eurovision’s Mae Muller: Touring with Little Mix and boujee holidays

She went to the same school as Brooklyn Beckham!

Once and for all, which Race Across The World series is the best? Vote here

Series one just hits different

It’s official, these are the UK unis where you’re most likely to find a royal

Apparently Edinburgh’s the place to be

Erm, are Katy Perry and King Charles mates? An investigation into their bizarre friendship

I am so confused rn

God save these 21 gracious Coronation memes

I enjoyed the one in The Princess Diaries more tbh x

Harry took his own life after he failed his exams. Why didn’t Exeter Uni do anything?

Two years after Harry’s death, his parents want answers. This is Harry’s story

‘They made me feel invalid’: Shocking new figures show scale of student mental health crisis

4,000 students took The Tab’s mental health survey. Here’s what students are really dealing with

Keir Starmer says a Labour government would make spiking a specific offence

This ‘would make it easier for people to come forward and report what’s happened’, he says

Sixth formers are using a TikTok filter to decide which uni to go to and I’m officially done

Who needs UCAS when you’ve got TikTok?

Introducing Harry’s Law: The petition fighting to change how universities deal with suicide

88 per cent of students wish their uni was more transparent about student suicide, a Tab survey has found

Students are self-medicating to cope with their mental health. Here are the shocking figures

A Tab survey of 4,000 students reveals what students are taking the most, and at which unis

Meet the Exeter student who’s blown up on TikTok for … getting VK in his eyes

Not the most ideal Wednesday night

Leeds grad who said essay was failed because it didn’t criticise Israel given payout by uni

‘It is necessary that large institutions know that they will be held accountable’, she said

Jessie’s done a TikTok of Will taking her to big Tesco for the first time and I’m crying

This is the most wholesome thing ever

100 students take their life every year. This petition is calling for urgent change at unis

‘We want students to be protected, but not everybody is safe at university’

A quarter of students forced to skip meals to save money through cost of living crisis

‘I have had my physical and mental health deteriorate’

These are the UK unis the winter Love Island 2023 cast would go to, based on pure vibes

Samie is so Newcastle it hurts

It’s official, these are the highest UK graduate starting salaries in 2023

Brb crying that I didn’t study law

If you wanted a grad job in 2023, you should have gone to one of these universities

Is it too late to go back in time and change my UCAS choices?

These are the Russell Group unis that have banned students from using ChatGPT

Nottingham says it’s training markers to spot changes in students’ writing

These students had to move out of their uni house after finding rats in the toilet

The Flushed Away sequel no one was asking for

Omg, you can now apply to be on The Traitors series two and here’s exactly how

Catch me and Claudia Winkleman becoming besties immediately

Students report three alleged incidents of rape or sexual assault on campus every week

‘Each incident of sexual violence on campus is one too many’

It’s official, these are the UK schools that get the most Russell Group uni offers

Shock, they’re not all private schools

Meet Maxwell, Liverpool Uni student who’s stirring up Love Island 2023’s Casa Amor

He’s studying finance 👀

It’s official, these are the unis where you’re most likely to bag yourself a husband

This is the only thing that could ever make me want to go to York

‘Beautiful, witty and hilarious’: Tributes pour in for ‘much-loved’ Brianna Ghey

The trans 16-year-old was murdered in a park this weekend

70 per cent of university students support the UCU lecturer strikes

This is exactly how many students at your uni support the strikes

Students at ‘Oxbridge for farmers’ uni strapped dead fox and stag to car roofs

The university is now investigating

People are being warned about ‘dangerous ketamine-like drug’ – everything you need to know

Symptoms reportedly feel like an extreme k-hole

A quarter of uni boys think their unis are doing *too much* to tackle misogyny on campus


Ranked: The Russell Group unis where students are paying the most in rent

It’s not looking good for London unis x

These are the best Russell Group unis, ranked on things students actually care about

Like the cost of a pint and how expensive renting is

It’s official: These are all the days uni lecturers are striking in February and March

Here we go again

Two years on, It’s A Sin is still the best TV show of all time and these pictures prove it

It’s A Sin well and truly altered my brain chemistry

Meet the uni student and TikToker who can only eat nine different foods due to allergies

The few things Jenna can eat include turkey, cucumber and salt

There have been 150 cases of antisemitism against UK uni students in the past two years

One Jewish student was hit with a rubber bat when returning to their uni accommodation

Vice-chancellors’ group calls UCU’s pay demand ‘April Fools’ joke’

Uni lecturers and staff are going on strike for 18 days this term

The first day of Birmingham UCU strikes is only two weeks away

There will be 18 days of uni staff strikes before Easter

Confirmed: First day of the next wave of UCU strikes is just two weeks away

The union will be striking for 18 days before Easter

It’s official: These are the straightest student areas in the country, ranked

Oh Polly girls everywhere are shaking rn

Ranked: The eye-watering salaries of all the Russell Group uni vice-chancellors

Glad to see my £9k is going to good use x

‘Prolific sex offender’ used status as Met Police officer to ‘relentlessly manipulate’ women

Carrick has pleaded guilty to 49 charges

Southampton Uni lecturers to strike for over three weeks’ worth of teaching days this term

Not another one

Third man charged with the murder of Cody Fisher in Birmingham nightclub

Two men are already set to stand trial later this year

This is where all The Apprentice 2023 candidates went to uni

One was a rugby boy!!

UK unis to be hit with for another 18 days of lecturer strikes before Easter

Here we go again

‘More needs to be done’: Government’s ‘woefully inadequate’ student loan increase slammed

‘The government hasn’t yet woken up to the scale of the crisis facing students’

NUS a ‘hostile environment’ for Jewish students, investigation finds

One student said: ‘I cannot express the full extent of my Jewish identity in NUS spaces’

Tributes pour in for ‘talented’ Liverpool student who died after climbing out of flat window

‘He was very caring, very quiet, but he had a wicked sense of humour’

‘Wonderful’ Liverpool biochemistry student took her own life, inquest finds

‘Her life had so much promise and potential’

There’s a theory about what the first big Love Island 2023 twist will be and I’m convinced

I cannot WAIT

These are officially the British private schools that get the most Oxbridge offers

For if you’ve got a spare £30 grand

Revealed: The Russell Group unis the most private school students want to go to

Get your siggie rings at the ready

Ranked: These are officially the gayest student areas in the country

No surprises for where Sussex is on this list

Notts grad who’s on The Apprentice made a song about the first episode and I’m dead

Is it a bop????

Exeter students raise £45k for charity from items donated when moving out of halls

Over 26 tonnes of unwanted items have been donated and diverted from landfill

Tributes pour in after Liverpool grad ‘with bright future’ dies in police car crash

‘She will be greatly missed by all those whose lives she touched’

These are the Russell Group unis with the highest ethnicity pay gaps

UCU’s Jo Grady said: ‘Universities are sites of mass inequality’

These are the university courses where students drink the most

If you study law I’m not sure what to tell you

Murder trial set for later this year after Cody Fisher stabbed in Birmingham club

One of Cody’s friends has described him as having ‘an infectious smile’

Russell Group unis offering free courses to Afghan women until Taliban lifts ban on learning

Women with internet access will be able to study over 1,200 courses

Two thirds of students have felt loneliness at uni. These are their stories

‘I barely went out in Freshers’ Week and so missed most of getting to know people’

Uni of Liverpool student wants to be the first Miss England to become an astronaut

Jessica was crowned Miss England alongside studying engineering

This is definitively the political party you vote for, based on your favourite Christmas chocolate

Tories are so Quality Street it hurts

Review all student deaths to identify how to prevent future suicides, universities told

‘This will surely help to save lives’, the father of a Bristol student who passed away has said

Only red beret girl herself could get full marks on this Matilda the Musical lyrics quiz


Student ‘anxious’ after uni suspends her for taking her baby to lectures

‘I miss going into campus and I miss my friends’

Nativity transformations: Here’s what the child cast of the iconic film look like now

I feel incredibly old

Three St Andrews students have lost £12k total in accommodation scams

Students have reportedly been conned into paying deposits for housing that doesn’t exist

Only Andie Anderson could get full marks in this How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days trivia quiz

Yooooou’re so vain

Uni of York is campaigning for Long Boi to go on BBC Radio 1 and it’s iconic

Greg James is shaking rn

41 things at UK universities that would send a Victorian child into a coma

8. A rugby boy

Move ‘closed until further notice’ after 16-year-old girl dies after ‘taking tablet’

A 16-year-old boy was arrested and has since been released on bail

Tributes pour in for ‘beloved’ university student who died after suspected spider bite

His flatmates had reported a ‘spider infestation’, an inquest heard

Uni initiation allegedly involved students having to ‘watch porn sitting on newspapers’

I literally have no words

These are the uni cities where students are most likely to have had things stolen

Almost half of students have had possessions stolen in the past two years

Take The Tab’s Mental Health Survey and help us reveal the true extent of the crisis

Calling all students – taking this quick survey will help us hold unis to account

Almost a third of students skipping lectures to save money during cost of living crisis

Students are travelling into uni less and trying to attend lectures remotely