Leah Whiting

Editor-in-Chief at The Tab Cambridge

Leah Whiting
Cambridge University

University life, opinions, student culture, current affairs, news, history, languages, theatre, reviews, politics, social media

  • Leah Whiting is currently Editor-in-Chief of The Tab Cambridge, overseeing a team of senior editors and assisting writers in developing ideas and their writing styles
  • Leah is predominantly an Opinions writer, but has written articles for various sections of The Tab
  • Leah is passionate about reflecting broader student opinions and encouraging conversations about various aspects of the university experience


During her first year at Cambridge, Leah Whiting started writing for The Tab in October 2022 as an Opinions Writer, becoming Senior Opinions Editor in October 2023 and Editor-in-Chief in April 2024.


Leah Whiting is currently studying History & Modern Languages (BA) at Homerton College at the University of Cambridge. She completed A levels in English, History, and German.


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Cambridge University students expand pro-Palestine encampment to lawn outside Senate House

Graduations are scheduled to be held at Senate House this Friday

The ages of the Race Across the World series four cast, from youngest to oldest

This year’s cast has proven that age really is just a number

Cambridge students occupy King’s Parade with Palestinian solidarity encampment

Demands for support for Palestine were delivered to the university earlier this afternoon

Trial resumes for Egyptian agents accused of torturing Cambridge student to death

28-year-old Cambridge PhD Student Guilio Regeni was found dead in Cairo

Why you should write for the Cambridge Tab this Easter

Low commitment, high reward

Cambridge reading week – yay or nay?

All this reading isn’t for the weak

No one at Cambridge actually cares about Valentine’s Day, tell me I’m wrong

No rest for the wicked – or the chronically single

All the reasons why Lent is the best term at Cambridge University

New term, new me

Review: Dragtime! Presents: Gunpowder, Treason, and Thot

An absolute smoke show

Is the Cambridge year abroad really worth the stress?

So many questions, so little time

Review: The Welkin

A deceptively funny tale of female power and powerlessness

Quality over quantity: How to hack Cambridge

Work smarter, not harder

Overrated: The Cambridge experience

Status: hungover. Workload: too much. Feeling: burnt out.

Student activists arrested for Schlumberger protest

OCRA and XR activists were apprehended by police

Are Cambridge’s dual honours degrees too big for their boots?

A hopeless attempt to modernise an outdated institution

Preview: God of Carnage

A fun-filled social commentary to start your May Week

Top five weirdest intellectual conversations I’ve had at Cambridge

Do you know what they’re talking about? Me neither

Cambridge: A student city with no student prices

A constant battle between students, tourists, and their wallets

Review: The Herb Garden

A lesson in musical storytelling

Review: 1984

As intriguing and creative as it is disturbing

Why Week Two is worse than Week Five

The Week Five blues have arrived early, my friends!

The top five libraries for exam season

From a very biased language student

A round-up of LGBTQ+ history month in Cambridge

Wondering how to celebrate LGBTQ+ history month this February?

Bridgemas – cringy or quirky?

Bridgemas? Bridge-less, please.

Why niche societies are better than serious societies

Wouldn’t you rather listen to Taylor Swift than go to choir practice?

New vs. old colleges – who has more fun?

Everyone knows new colleges have more fun