Lola Wright

Lola Wright

Lola Wright
Bristol University

University culture, Bristol University, culture wars, gender relations, social media optimisation, SEO optimisation, university industrial action

  • Lola is the Editor in Chief of The Bristol Tab, responsible for 20 writers and 2 section editors
  • Lola primarily writes news and enjoys investigative journalism, covering university donations, sexual assault, and racism on campus which have been featured on the National Tab
  • In her free time Lola enjoys pilates, caring for her plants, and going to festivals


Lola joined The Bristol Tab in 2022 as a student writer in the second-year of her degree and progressed to Editor in Chief in one year


Lola is in her final year as a History student at the University of Bristol, completing her dissertation on the relationship between sexology and women's magazines


The Tab's journalism is brought to you by young reporters who like being first. On university campuses, our writers deliver local news you care about. At The Tab HQ, our experienced journalists write about everything from breaking news to politics to pop culture to TikTok trends to the latest entertainment and celeb gossip. Our aim is to deliver sharp, original, and agenda-setting journalism to young people. All our stories are fact checked and sources verified. Further information on our editorial policies and processes can be found here.


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DJ Soc: Meet the Bristol Uni society finding mental health support through music

‘Music is one of those things that can bring a lot of people together’

The creators of Boomtown festival expanded their Bristol theme park and it blew our minds

Googly eyes, psychedelic visuals and a glittery toilet seat, an absolute dream for the Boomtown frequenter

The Bristol Beacon re-opens in spectacular fashion after a five-year renovation

The iconic city-centre venue first opened in 1867 and is hosting free opening weekend events

Bristol Uni to change logo but not rename buildings following inquiry into slave trade links

‘What really matters to us is our lived experience today and we don’t see how changing the names of the buildings is going to make any difference’

Hundreds attend pro-Palestine protest organised by Bristol SWSS and PalSoc

‘We need to stand together as a community and uphold our shared values of mutual respect, care, compassion and inclusivity’

In conversation with the vice-chancellor: Evelyn Welch on her second year at Bristol

‘Let’s work on the little things that make a difference to everybody’s day to day life’

The Bristol Tab wants you: How to become a new writer

Head on down to our open meeting at 5pm on Tuesday 3rd October in Senate House

Breaking: Bristol UCU calls off strike action for first week back

‘We are really pleased that Bristol UCU has decided not to take part in the national industrial action planned for later this month’

Bristol University ranks 16th in the Good University Guide 2024

The Daily Mail University Guide ranked Bristol 12th, whilst the Guardian placed the university 17th

New Bristol Dental School officially opens in Temple Quarter

The new facilities mean the number of student dental admissions will increase 25 per cent

Five strike days confirmed to hit first week of teaching at Bristol University

Bristol UCU will be conducting industrial action from the 25th to the 29th September

Piers Morgan attends Bristol Uni graduation celebrating his youngest son

Bertie Morgan graduated with a first class politics and international relations degree

Bristol Uni announce a delayed autumn graduation for students without a degree classification

64 students have insufficient marks to award them a degree

UWE Bristol offering zero hour contracts at increased pay rate to mark assessments

‘It’s quite scary to think some of these people may not be marking adequately’

Bristol University proposes pay reduction freeze for staff participating in marking boycott

Previously staff members faced a 50 per cent pay cut for every day they participated in the boycott

Bristol UCU escalates industrial action by announcing strike to target next week’s open day

Bristol lecturers will strike on Friday 16th June

Breaking: Bristol University students will graduate even if their diss goes unmarked

Students will be able to progress if only 50 per cent of assessments for an affected unit have been completed

UCU warns Bristol Uni won’t be able to find enough staff to mark summer exams

‘Participation in the boycott [is] sufficiently high that such reallocation is highly likely to prove completely impracticable’

Bristol Uni SU toilets ‘gush water’ and flood the bathroom

The ASS and now the SU, can I go to the toilet in peace?

Your ultimate guide of do’s and don’ts for the Bristol Uni ski trip

DO shag in the coach toilets- DON’T get caught international drug smuggling

With the latest round of industrial action upon us, here are eight things you can do to make strikes a bit more bearable

To go on a bender or to be productive? God, life’s relentless

Bristol Uni student reached out to seminar tutor for help, then he asked her out for drinks

‘When everyone important in my life said it was not normal, including my therapist, I thought this is really not okay’

New BED Mondays and new Monday Night Bristol at Gravity: I went to both and the results are in

Mini golf and a bucking bronco? Wtf is going on?

Bristol Uni teaching staff on hourly contracts ‘can’t afford much else but groceries’

‘Students deserve to be taught by tutors who aren’t worrying about their bills’

The Rebirth of BED Mondays: Your favourite student night has left Gravity but is back better than ever

RIP Gravity, hello dutty DnB

Bristol University launches joint drug harm reduction campaign

Bristol is the first in the UK to launch this city-wide scheme

Smooth criminals: The worst pickup lines Bristol has to offer

‘It’s the job of men to serve hot women’

Knockout blows, bloody noses and bow ties: A rundown of The Fighter

Did anyone else also absolutely stack it down the stairs?

Stuck for what to ask Father Christmas for this year? Here are seven must-haves for every Bristol girl

Ket can be a stocking filler, right?

Is your houseplant dying? Read this seven step guide to reviving your foliage friends

It’s really not that hard…

Exclusive interview: The Fighter contestants can’t wait to punch Rishi Sunak

Anyone want to start a betting syndicate?

Bristol Uni strikes imminent as UCU votes in favour of industrial action

The national ballot ended with a historic result for university workers