Laura Williams

Laura Williams
Coventry University


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Coventry University announces students can get an 80 per cent refund on uni halls

CUSU is requesting for this to be increased

Coventry set for Tier 3 restrictions next week: Here’s how it affects students

It’s the highest set of coronavirus restrictions

‘Black Lives Matter c***s’: Coventry students racially abused outside Code accommodation

It happened on Saturday night

Cov Uni working with police and threatening expulsion after massive halls party

They have also closed communal areas

The Coventry Tab is looking for new writers!

No writing experience is needed

Three men were shot on Far Gosford Street last night

They have all been taken to hospital for treatment

In case you didn’t know, Roll Safe is actually a Cov Uni graduate

All the deets on our most notable alumni

VIDEO: Group of over 20 white Coventry football fans corner and throw items at two black men

This comes just days after Coventry Black Lives Matter protest

Coventry University want ‘as much face to face teaching as possible’ in September

The University have released their plans in a statement

Black Lives Matter protest to take place in Godiva Square on Sunday

Protesters have been encouraged not to attend if they have symptoms of COVID-19

Coventry University releases statement supporting Black Lives Matter movement

They also offer their services for support to students and staff

Oxford University delays publishing ethnicity admission data due to ‘world events’

The uni has already received backlash for not admitting enough black students

I’m so scared that uni will be unrecognisable in September I’m not sure I want to return

It’s not just final years that have tough decisions to make right now

An application has been made to turn Kebab Rush into student flats next year


Coventry IKEA set to be renovated into a new four-floor nightclub after closure

It’s due to start running day sessions in the summer

Cov students are emailing their MP’s to push back or cancel exams

They’re calling for exams to be pushed back or cancelled

Coventry University have pushed back dissertations until May

Students were told that deadlines will be extended

18-year-old boy believed to be from Coventry becomes youngest to die with coronavirus

The death toll has now risen to 281

Earl of Mercia releases statement after customer faints

Staff that were working have been told to self isolate

Coventry Uni is postponing graduations because of the coronavirus outbreak

The university have sent out emails confirming the news

A Coventry resident has tested positive for coronavirus

Coventry City Council have released a statement

Smoking, rats and mould: Everything that Cov changed about you

Sorry not sorry x

Wagamama’s is giving away 100 free katsu curries to Cov students

Here’s how you can get yourself a freebie

Two men were taken to hospital yesterday after a shooting on Binley Road

Injuries are not thought to be life threatening

CUSU Summer Ball 2020 will have free funfair and festival theme

Tickets go on sale next Wednesday

IKEA in Coventry is closing down for good

It’s the first ever UK store to close

UCU announce more strike action at Coventry University tomorrow

Members will be striking for two days

Drapers’ bar and kitchen in Cov is officially closed

The closure is ‘beyond the management’ control’

WATCH: Footage shows debris of Callice Court burned down bedroom

The video shows the aftermath of the fire

EXCLUSIVE: Callice students affected by fire moved to halls on Uni of Warwick campus

It’s an hour and a half walk away from Cov Uni

Callice room destroyed after student falls asleep with candle burning

Three fire engines were called to the scene

Take this quiz and we’ll tell you if you’ll get a first from Cov Uni

The question you all want the answer to

Coventry Clubbers of the Week is here

What a weird and wonderful week

Two men stabbed on Far Gosford Street on Friday night

Two arrests have been made

Elephant rides to the Angkor Wat temples in Cambodia are being banned

Elderly elephants are being moved back to the jungle

Coventry Labour candidate could lose her candidacy over tweet scandal

She is due to be re-interviewed

Plan a Cov night out and we’ll guess what year you’re in

You’re deffo first year if you still wear Converse

Coventry University staff have announced they will strike

The uni did not strike in previous years

We ranked all the Cov supermarkets and Gosford Sains didn’t even win

Yes mum I’m a real adult now

Coventry Labour candidate apologises for saying she would celebrate Tony Blair’s death

The comments were made five years ago

There’s a video of people letting off fireworks in Cov city centre

It happened last night on Halloween

RuPaul just announced Celebrity Drag Race and my wig is on the floor


Kasbah are now taking bookings for wedding receptions

Colly Monday weddings now exist

This is why you should write for The Coventry Tab

It’s the best part about uni

Hundreds of students protest across Coventry for climate change

‘Climate change is a fundamental issue’

15-year-old shot by Rose Community Centre

His injuries aren’t thought to be life-threatening

Ex-wives and savage insults: The most iconic First Dates moments of all time

They were so awks

These are the UK’s most expensive private schools, if you’ve got a spare £30k

I guess Daddy’s going to have to find an extra £13,000 down the back of the sofa

KCL is the seventh best uni in the UK according to Higher Education rankings

We beat out Queen Mary University

These are the most expensive student areas in the UK

Please don’t take my money

OMG! Club MTV Freshers Tour 2019 is coming to JJ’s

Just in time for Freshers’ Week

Greg O’Shea loses over 50,000 Instagram followers after dumping Amber

Now that’s loyalty

There was a massive car crash on Gulson Road

All emergency services were called

A Love Island series one contestant faces prison after being caught with ket

She’s facing up to five years in prison

These are the top 100 influencers in the UK, according to The Sunday Times

Where are the Love Islanders at?

Grad bags £10k refund on their student loan because of an admin error


A man has been arrested for the Brighton shooting

This is the fifth arrest to have been made

These are the wildest ways Cov students cheated in exams

We won’t tell if you don’t

An old Cov hospital is being turned into halls and it’s down the road from Kasbah


Brock Turner sexual assault survivor reveals her identity and is releasing a memoir

She’s giving her first public interview this September

Here’s what all the Great British Bake Off winners are up to now

Wait, who even won series one?

Teezers is offering a FREE game of golf for Tab readers

Just in time for Freshers week

How to smoke in your uni room without getting caught

It’s an art

Greggs is suing a pub in Newcastle over a burger made out of their sausage rolls

The burger is weirdly named after Cheryl Cole

It’s here!!! Topshop is coming to ASOS at the end of this month

The crossover we never knew we needed

We interviewed BOOM! Tuesday’s organiser Jason Fox and got all the tea

JJ’s bossman talks all things BOOM!

Cannabis farm with over 90 plants found on Walsgrave Road after house fire

The farm was discovered by firefighters

Everything that’s wrong with the Cov Uni library

Honestly, why do we even bother

A man was stabbed on Walsgrave Road last night

It happened just outside Antalya restaurant

Everything you’ll notice around Cov Uni during exam season

Prepare for an empty Kasbah dancefloor

Teezers is our new favourite place in Cov and here’s why

They play banger after banger

How to have fun in Cov if you don’t fancy clubbing

Sometimes you just cba to go to Kasbah and ruin your life

This student came up with a website for you to rate your Coventry estate agents

Its like Trip Advisor but for landlords and housing

Things you will only understand if you lived in Callice Court

Freshers, welcome to the community

Cov students fuming as JJ’s opens an hour late due to fire alarm

A fire brigade was called to the scene

Coventry uni to spend £30 million on a new Arts and Humanities building

Construction is due to begin next year

All the worst struggles of living with a couple at uni

You’ve got no chance if they met in first year

I ate at Spoons for a week to see if it was cheaper than cooking for myself

Bonus: No washing up!