Kate Spree

Kate Spree
Birmingham University


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Snobs’ entrance stamp leaves woman with chemical burn

Nurse Emily Butler has been left with a permanent mark from the stamp

The Tab Blind Date: Sonny and Sophie

They bonded over a shared passion for Dixys over Roosters

The best and worst moments of the Guild Elections

Storm Doris ruined everything and the Guild ran out of free VKs

The Tab meets Tom Shorterz

He’s headlining Chapter XIII at The Rainbow Venues in April

Channel 4’s Naked Attraction is coming to Birmingham

They want UoB students to take part

The Tab Blind Date: Izzy and Ryan

Did they like each other as much as they liked the Camembert?

Apply for the Tab Blind Date

We’ll get you a bae just in time for Valentine’s Day

Yik Yak’s anonymity feature is back

Yik Yak we missed you

Clubbers of the week

Such a photogenic bunch

Someone has started a petition to allow students to eat and drink in the library

‘An empty stomach leads to an empty mind’

Students sign petition for free sanitary bins in University accomodation

Periods should be free

Super Hans played a DJ set in Birmingham

Crowd members left feeling so amped they might run to Windsor

Your craziest stories from Freshers’ Week

Someone got set on fire

‘Coping’ is actually pretty deep

You’ll need some serious emotional preparation for this

The emergency guide for when you haven’t got a Fab ticket

It’s not the end of the world, we promise

Adopt a Charity Week hits campus

The events are happening this week

The Uptone Girls crashed a Chemical Engineering lecture and sang No Diggity

Flashmobs are still a thing

Look at these freshers who attempted to dress as their course

It was quite hard to pull off

Where’s our wifi?

University accused of cocking up after builders accidentally cut through wires that provide campus Wifi

Council intensifies clamp-down on Selly student housing

Residents brand Selly Oak a ‘slum’ as the Council attempts to prevent the student community growing further

Have you become a student owl?

Do your habits match the characteristics of a typical student owl?