Jessica Newman

Jessica Newman
Birmingham University


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Exclusive: Game of Thrones are filming on UoB campus to accommodate Bran Stark’s studying

Old Joe will be making his TV debut

There’s a UoB student going into lectures today handing out Valentine’s gifts to strangers

He’s handing out roses and chocolate

UoB student tries to sell his unwanted hummus but still can’t get rid of it

Now this is true entrepreneurship

These UoB students woke up to find a stranger on their sofa who cooked all their food and stole their toaster

He waved at one of them when he woke up

UoB’s Vice Chancellor is the highest paid in the country and the uni still can’t provide basic services for students

UoB even defended his large salary

Birmingham fresher gets a VK tattoo after losing a game of odds on

He couldn’t afford to get a flavour coloured in

Stop what you’re doing, you can get free Greggs in Birmingham today

Christmas has finally arrived

Rainbow has its licence suspended after clubber dies

It happened at the Portal event on Sunday

Exclusive: Ben from Outnumbered was at Fab N Fresh last night

Where’s Karen?

A bar in Birmingham has been named the top place for gin in the UK

Tonic at the ready

UoB researcher pleads guilty for committing over 100 acts of online sexual abuse crimes

He is being labelled one of the UK’s worst sex offenders

OMCO, the official Fab N Fresh ticket seller has closed down

End of an era

Here’s everything you need to know about being a fresher in Birmingham

The most trusted guide there is

UoB graduate’s halls began being ‘demolished’ while she was still living there

Her landlords say it was ‘external work on the neighbouring properties’

Idris Elba is coming to Rainbow and we are so excited

Man like Idris

Legs 11 on Broad Street ‘drugged’ and ‘defrauded’ customers

Up to £90,000 was stolen

UoB students tell us who they’re going to vote for in tomorrows election

The answers were mixed

The Conservatives are unlikely to gain any seats in Birmingham

YouGov reports Tories won’t gain a single seat

Exclusive: UoB’s beloved Old Joe is being knocked down

The university can no longer afford to maintain the iconic clock tower

Police raid Birmingham flat linked to Westminster terror attack

The incident took place in Ladywood on Wednesday

Win tickets to Chapter XIII at the Rainbow Venues

Just tag yourself on the Facebook post

There’s literally a giant inflatable obstacle course for adults coming to Birmingham

Alcohol is sold too

Best Dressed: Sports Night Edition

We snapped you up

We want you to write for The Tab Birmingham this term

Teamwork makes the dream work

An insiders guide to Fetish Society

Curiosity is key

Best Dressed: Seedy Sonics presents Peace Parade

Flower power to the ready

Every awful trend that should be left behind in 2016

New term, new trends

Brum campus style

Time to strut your stuff

The Arts building is the best place to study

The Peter Gelling Library is the spot to go to

Snobs is the best club for second years

Freshers can’t handle it and final years don’t have the time

Best dressed on campus

If only you could look like them