Lily Oakley

Lily Oakley-O'Brien

Lily Oakley
Newcastle University

student lifestyle, fashion, travel, cocktails, all things Gilmore Girls, pop culture, literature, student advice, dance, hangxiety

  • Lily Oakley-O'Brien is a student writer for the Tab Newcastle, where she attends weekly meetings, and receives commissions
  • Lily is passionate about writing fun features and student advice guides for The Tab Newcastle
  • Lily also enjoys performing arts; is a member of Newcastle Dance Club. She also tutors GCSE & A-level English Literature & Language


Lily is a student contributor for The Tab Newcastle, after having enjoyed reading the articles in her first year, and following The Tab on Instagram.


Lily finished her sixth form studies in Yorkshire and went straight to Newcastle University in 2022. She is currently doing a BA in English Literature, as a second year student.


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