James Cooper

James Cooper
Cardiff University


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Alex Rider Amazon Prime show filming in Cardiff right now

Film crews have been spotted in and around Alexandra Gardens

All the best reactions to THAT viral video of the Cardiff safety net lecturer

If we can’t laugh, we cry

Multiple roads closed following ‘serious incident’ in Cardiff city centre

Eye witnesses have reported a large police presence on Queen Street

Quiz: Which character from The Queen’s Gambit are you?

Anyone but Benny Watts I beg

Cardiff fresher has died following suspected drug related incident

The student was found collapsed on Saturday morning

Cardiff Cheer accused of racism, hair discrimination, and planning ‘slave’ themed social

‘The experience was full of microaggressions and “every day” racism’

26-year-old student found dead in Bangor University halls

He was pronounced dead at the scene

‘Who’s got the best tits’: Random man fills freshers Law chat with offensive comments

The perpetrator isn’t even a student at Cardiff Uni

Want to write for The Cardiff Tab? We’re recruiting!

We’re looking for savvy, keen and inquisitive writers to join our Cardiff team

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama accused of failing to act on harassment claims

16 women reported a male student to the College

Male Cardiff students jokingly tag mates in Overheard posts about harassment

“They might think it’s a joke but who’s laughing realistically”

13 years on, this is what the cast of Skins are up to now

Wait… Daniel Kaluuya was in Skins?

‘Matters of great concern’ addressed by Cardiff Uni’s Vice-Chancellor in letter to staff

He discusses BLM, the pandemic, Erasmus and Brexit

For people who have health anxiety, a global pandemic is a minefield

‘The slightest ache or cough I think I have the virus’

Ranking British universities on how posh their alumni are

Bonus points for Made in Chelsea stars and minor royals

‘It’s time for change’: Petition created to remove slave owner statue in Cardiff City Hall

He has been accused of the execution of dozens of enslaved people

There is now a website that allows you to rate landlords in Cardiff

It was created by former Cardiff Met students

Here’s all the drama surrounding ‘Joe Lycett’s Got Your Back’ and CPS Homes

CPS have released a statement justifying their actions

Cardiff Uni release statement regarding Taly scandal

The Residences team has apologised to any students affected

Joe Lycett’s CPS Homes episode will be on your screens next month

The episode will include the protest rave

You won’t believe your eyes, Cardiff city centre is a ghost town right now

And to rub it in more, the weather is peng

18,000 student nurses are being drafted in to help with coronavirus outbreak

Final year students are being recruited

If you’re looking to isolate yourself from coronavirus, here’s some ideal places in Cardiff

Isolation is all about location, location, location

Buying alcohol will be more expensive due to new minimum pricing law across Wales

We won’t be laughing soon

Pubs of Cathays: Political Party Edition

Jezza would definitely have a pint in The Taf

Man-hunt launched after an 18-year-old woman grabbed on Pentwyn Road in Cardiff

An investigation is underway

We’ve rounded up Cardiff’s best Halloween costumes for 2019

Augustus Gloop made an appearance this year

Paramount filming for Mark Wahlberg film has finished in Cardiff city centre

Cardiff is the new Hollywood

OMG: Paramount are filming a Mark Wahlberg film in Cardiff this weekend

There’s going to be a road closure due to filming

Greta Thunberg has praised Cardiff Uni in a video shoutout

She’s a big fan of the new climate change centre in Cardiff

Inside Story: Here’s your first glimpse of the £750,000 Glam refurb

The most instagramable place in Cardiff?

You’ll soon be able to take a Tuk-tuk tour around Cardiff

The battery-powered vehicles will be zero-emission

21-year-old man stabbed near St Mary’s Street McDonald’s

The incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday morning

University of South Wales rugby teams suspended amid police investigation

Police are investigating the men’s competitive rugby teams, with all activity currently suspended

Cardiff University student who died climbing Ben Nevis named Patrick Boothroyd

He was Vice-President of the Mountaineering Society

Cardiff University student dies climbing Ben Nevis

He was a member of the mountaineering society

Almost half a million VKs were consumed in Cardiff Uni’s SU last year

Cardiff a.k.a the VK Capital

Here are your latest clubbers of the week

The post-reading week antics and all of our favourite clubbers from the week

This is how we can reduce our impact on the environment whilst living in Cardiff

Helping the planet isn’t as hard as you think

I went to The Lash sober, and it was definitely eye opening

I don’t know how it was possible, but I did it

Casino is your favourite night out in Surrey and you know it

Who’s up for MNG?