Kelsey Fitzgerald

Soton Editor of The Tab

Kelsey Fitzgerald
Southampton University


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BrewDog will give you a FREE BEER if you vote today

Just show a selfie of you outside the polling station to any Brewdog bar to claim it

Have you got Southampton’s best pet on campus?

We’re looking for a true BPOC

Best dressed: Common People

We’ve got all the best outfits from the weekend – did you make the cut?

WIN tickets to Southampton’s BIGGEST international garden party

The Soton Tab’s got four Fiesta Loca tickets up for grabs

Vote NOW for the union logo redesign

Voting closes this Friday

The Soton Tab is recruiting!

Want to be a part of the biggest student news site in Southampton?

It’s Orange Rooms’ Sweet 16 Tonight!

Soton’s favourite cocktail bar is throwing a birthday party tonight – and you’re invited!

Southampton students share their experiences with sexual assault

38% of our survey respondents considered themselves victims of sexual assault

Surge radio to host 48 hour marathon for Comic Relief

The show will begin at Midnight tonight!

Every question you ask yourself as a Londoner in Southampton

What do you mean the last bus home is at 11?

It’s sexual consent awareness week!

We caught up with the people behind Southampton’s first ever SCA week

Itchy Feet – bringing something different to Southampton nightlife

Aren’t we all bored of listening to 90s pop repeats and the same old house remixes?

Take the Soton Tab’s diet pill survey now!

We want to know what you think, and how you use them

Diet pills warning after Southampton student dies of overdose

Anna Phillips was just 20 when she overdosed on illegal slimming pills

Every annoying person in your exam

They will all piss you off

Every type of Soton Tab reader

Which one are you?

Everything Southampton students said goodbye to in 2016

Thank god it’s over

Everything that happened when the Tab met Selasi

We talked baking advice but mostly fangirled over him

US ELECTIONS: Live from the Stag’s

We’re live in the Stag’s all night – keep refreshing to stay up to date with the latest from the US Election

Everyone should live with someone who bakes

They make life so much more delicious

Are you Southampton’s most eligible fresher?

Does everyone you know want to be with you?

EXCLUSIVE: LEAKED email from union president reveals SUSU is back

After 70 per cent of students said they preferred the old union name

70% of Southampton Students want ‘Us.’ to go back to ‘SUSU’

After the result of the All Student Vote were released this evening

Why Oceana is my favourite Soton night out

Student Therapy Wednesdays for life

BNOC Freshers’ Advice

We collected advice from Soton’s biggest campus names

Freshers’ Fashion: Best-dressed for move-in weekend

We’ve pulled together the coolest comfy-chic looks

Getting to know women’s rugby at Southampton

We caught up with SUWRFC to find out what they’re all about

Why drunk girls in nightclub toilets are the nicest people in the world

“OMG you are like, so pretty!”

Everything you don’t need to bring to university

You’ll probably end up packing it anyway

Getting to know Aerial Sport Society

Catchin up with Sassoc

We questioned Quizsoc to find out what they’re all about

It’s Whatsoc Wednesday again!

WIN free tickets to Sobar’s Garden Party

We’ve teamed up with Sobar to kickstart your Freshers’ and say goodbye to the summer in style

Russell Kane and Sara Pascoe to Headline Freshers’ Comedy Events

The comedy stars will headline the “An Audience with…” events

Vote for the Best Club in Southampton

Which club offers the best night out in Southampton?

We caught up with Irish Dance Society

We’ve got the lowdown on everything Irish Dance

Potential Asthma cure BREAKTHROUGH in University of Southampton Study

Asthma could be “cured” by turning off the gene which causes it

Union Southampton donates 2.5 TONNES of stuff to charity

8 local charities benefited from students’ donations

We spoke to the President of Folk Music Society to find out all about them

It’s Whatsoc Wednesday, and this week we met Southampton University’s Folk Music Society

We spoke to Dog Sledding Society’s president to find out what they do

In this week’s Whatsoc Wednesday we meet Southampton University’s Dog Sledding society

Vote for your favourite post-night-out food!

Body found off the Dorset Coast confirmed to be Soton student Liam Day

The 26-year-old was first reported missing on 15 June

Body found in the search for missing Southampton Student

The 26-year-old student went missing on Wednesday 15 June 2016

Southampton Solent to face HUGE cuts after Brexit

90% of research funding comes from the EU

UPDATE: Southampton student still missing after solo climbing trip

Liam Day went missing yesterday

Why the school holidays were better than the uni holidays

Three months away from uni? No thanks.

Monte Netballers spend £600 winnings on epic night out

They won £1000 in the Yubl competition

EXCLUSIVE: Leaked Us. Chief Exec email SLATES student opposition to rebrand

The Union is sticking to the £32,000 rebrand despite student concerns.

Southampton Student calls out David Cameron for ‘waffling’ in TV debate

‘I’m an English Literature student – I know waffling when I see it’

Southampton law student charged with manslaughter

This is following the death of a father in February this year

SUWRFC take the chop for the Little Princess Trust

There were a few tears.

Everything you’ve done this year that would horrify your mum

Sorry Mum, this adult thing is harder than it looks

EXCLUSIVE: Everything ‘Us.’ hasn’t told us about the SUSU rebrand

SPOILER ALERT: Some of it is pretty creepy

Southampton lecturers to strike over pay dispute

They won’t be working on key dates over the exam period

How to fake having your life together during exam season

Make sure you Snapchat yourself in the library

Sub Focus is headlining Grad Ball

He joins the set list alongside Clean Bandit and DJ Fresh

Common People – Uncommon Stage Line-up revealed

It’s hosting new and alternative artists

English students scolded for abusing lecturers in survey

‘No one has forced you to be at this University’

I tried to get free stuff from the biggest brands in Britain

When you’re broke af but need those luxury faves.

Southampton graduates are the 17th most sought after in the country

Top employers are fighting to get their hands on us

Meet the Southampton student modelling to pay her way through uni

This film student is about as glam as they get.

Dungeon owner hints club may re-open in future

Your dream of visiting may still come true

The Dungeon is Closing Down

The Southampton alternative scene loses a major player.