Lucas Annison

Co-editor-in-chief of The Manchester Tab

Lucas Annison
Manchester University

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  • Lucas Annison is currently co-editor-in-chief of the Manchester Tab, where he is jointly responsible for overseeing a team of editors as well as producing articles for the site
  • Lucas is passionate about covering breaking news relevant to the Manchester universities, its students and their life.
  • In his spare time, Lucas is a proficient bass guitarist as well as enjoying watching and playing football.


Lucas Annison joined The Manchester Tab in 2022 as a student contributor, before going on to become the Co-editor in Chief in the summer of 2023.


Lucas Annison is currently in his third and final year of study at the University of Manchester, completing an undergraduate degree in English Language (BA).


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Student protest after Manchester Pro-Life Society held ‘grill the pro-lifer’ talk on campus

The CEO of the Alliance of Pro-life, Madeline Page, spoke to students at the university last week

Inquest opened into death of ‘very vulnerable’ Manchester student killed by convicted rapist

Tributes were made to Elizabeth McCann who was murdered by Simon Goold in August 2022

Manchester pro-life students were reportedly ‘spat on’ and told they ‘should be r*ped’

Society members were allegedly subjected to a ‘torrent of abuse’ at last week’s Stop Manchester Pro Life protest

Manchester police received ‘training’ after dragging and standing on sleeping homeless man

The officer’s behaviour has been branded as ‘dehumanising’ and ‘unacceptable’

Fight broke out between students at protest against Uni of Manchester Pro-Life society

Students gathered outside the Students’ Union protesting against a Pro-Life society event held last night

University of Manchester Pro-Life Society recruits two new female committee members

The society had previously received criticism for being made up of just two men

The Parklife 2024 line-up has been announced – but we’re not sure it’s worth the hype

Acts such as Disclosure, Nia Archives and Doja Cat are all playing at Heaton Park this summer

University of Manchester student accused of killing her fiancé after she hit him with car

Alice Wood, 23, is currently on trial for murder at Chester Crown Court

University Of Manchester spent over £1,400 cleaning up Just Stop Oil graffiti

The cleaning took place after the Just Stop Oil protest at the Ali G on October 12

In conversation with B-ahwe: The Leeds uni graduate making waves in the UK music scene

B-ahwe shares tips on how students can get into music and what touring is like

Call for ‘creepy’ TikTok account filming women on Manchester nights out to be banned

A woman featured in multiple videos has claimed the account is helping create a ‘community of misogynistic men’

Manchester music student found dead in bathroom of halls of residence

20-year-old Cian Chantrill is described as being ‘friends with everyone’

Manchester University’s Alan Gilbert building painted orange by Just Stop Oil protesters

The protester was arrested shortly afterwards by Greater Manchester Police

Seven alternative nights out for Manchester freshers that don’t involve booze

Save your bank account and wake up fresh as a daisy

University of Manchester announces Nightline closure

The service provided confidential overnight support for students

Manchester students left without water for six days

Students have been advised they can shower at a gym one mile away

Looking for a new society? Come and write for us at The Manchester Tab

Come to our open meeting at Uttley Bar on Tuesday 6th February at 6:30pm!

Manchester University lecturers announce strike dates for the beginning of term

The strikes will last up to nine days

From Blue 2 to Jet 2: What your summer plans as a Manchester student say about you

We’ve all met someone who’s done number seven….

Seven things at Manchester Uni that would send a Victorian child into a coma

7. Blackboard

I worked a 12-hour Squirrel’s shift and this is how it went

From noodle-filled vomit to twelve j-bombs in a row (or more realistically the other way round)