Lucia Botfield

Lucia Botfield
Nottingham University


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University of Nottingham graduate performing at Kings’ Coronation concert

He studied social work

Nottingham Trent University student allegedly raped girl he met on Tinder

The student went back to the woman’s room after she had been on a night out

University of Nottingham student says she was ‘given no support’ after being spiked

Pavni Kakkar received an email from the university about the incident addressed to someone else

Nottingham students receive £3,000 rent refund from their ‘coercive and abusive’ landlord

The landlord would persistently pay unwarranted visits to the property

Nottingham student dies after taking part in charity boxing match

Jubal Reji Kurian died of his injuries in Queen’s Medical Centre

Calling all new writers: Come to The Tab Nottingham’s first open meeting of the year!

The meeting will be on Monday 27th February from 1:30 – 3:30pm in Mooch

Person suffered burn injuries as laser printer catches fire on Nottingham Trent campus

The injuries are not thought to be serious

Emergency services called to Nottingham Trent’s Maudslay Building this morning

Firefighters were seen taking a hose into the campus building

Former Trent student who tried to stab NTU staff member deemed unfit to face trial

The former student was previously charged with attempted murder after the incident that took place on university grounds last year

Notts uni students organise donations to help those affected by Turkey-Syria earthquake

The donations will go to victims of the earthquake

Police looking for man after DJ decks were stolen from a Nottingham student accom

DJ decks and headphones were taken

Three men stabbed outside Nottingham nightclub Mojo on New Year’s Eve

Their injuries are not thought to be life threatening

Here’s who all the British Tories would be as evil Christmas characters

The Grinch who stole Christmas or the politician who stole the British economy?

University of Nottingham investigating two accounts of hate crime towards staff

The university will offer students a ‘micro-learning course’ on hate crime awareness

Two men arrested after Nottingham student house burgled

Both remain in custody

Police appeal for witnesses after Notts students attacked in nightclub

The victim was grabbed by the scalp and assaulted

Man who burgled Notts student house sentenced to two years in prison

The 35 year old pled guilty to the burglary charge

Nottingham student who went as Jeffrey Dahmer for Halloween says ‘people can’t take a joke’

People have accused him of ‘idolising’ serial killers

Omg, someone literally just proposed in the middle of a Notts lecture

Not listening to anyone telling me its fake

Nottingham Trent University students evacuated from university buildings after fire alarm

Students were stood outside for twenty minutes

Two arrests made in connection to burglary at a student house in Notts

There have been 37 reported student house burglaries in the past year

All the ways Nottingham Trent University is celebrating Islamophobia Awareness Month

IAM was founded in 2012

Protestors on Uni of Nottingham campus demand mandatory consent training for students

The protest was organised by Sexpression Nottingham

Nottingham named as fourth most beer loving city in the UK

Time to get down to pub to get those numbers up

Deer put down by vet after attacking man in Wollaton Park

The park was closed for two hours after the incident occurred

Police investigating after a body was found in Nottingham city centre canal

The man was pronounced dead on Saturday morning

All the ways Nottingham Trent University is celebrating Black History Month

The theme for 2022’s Black History Month is ‘Time for Change: Action not Words’

Nottingham Trent University wins Modern University of the Year 2023

The award is based on teaching quality, student experience and graduate prospects

Crisis employee claims she was removed from work chat after criticising serial-killer event

Crisis has since changed the event to a ‘general Halloween theme’

Crisis apologises for serial-killer themed Halloween club night after backlash

The advertisement included serial killers such as Jeffrey Dahmer and Ted Bundy

Couple who met at Nottingham Trent return seven years later to get married on campus

Eden and Charles met during Freshers’ Week in 2015

Do you want to be the voice of Notts students? Come write for The Tab Notts

Write for the biggest publication on Notts’ campus

Notts graduation ceremony cut short after staff member collapses on stage

The staff member was reportedly given CPR on stage

Listen up: Here’s what your rights are with security at a festival

Know what security can and can’t do

Brooklyn 99 cast net worths: How much the actors behind your favourite TV cops are worth

Terry Crews is making BANK

Notts Trent grad’s stolen phone was given back after thief saw her graduation pics on it

Only in Notts x

This is exactly how tall Tory MPs are, because you’ve obvs been dying to know

Rishi Sunak is only 5’6??

Coyote Ugly’s most iconic outfits, ranked from basic to Y2K princess

I’d sell a limb for these clothes

The British festival stereotypes of 2022: A starter pack guide

These are painfully accurate

A timeline of every single messed up thing Andrew Tate has done to date

Why does he still have a following??

These eight UK unis have active pro-life societies, and they were all approved by the SU

A new pro-life society at Manchester Uni was approved by the SU this week

Stampedes, trampling and late headliners: All the chaos that went down at Wireless

Festival goers said they ‘feared for their safety’

Notts Trent student creates gender-neutral clothing out of tents abandoned at festivals

Grace Reeves is aiming to promote sustainability through functional wear

Girlfriend of a Derby footballer left unconscious after ‘unprovoked’ attack in city centre

Notts Police have released CCTV images of people they are trying to identify

I support my striking lecturers but a marking boycott is a step too far

Our entire university experience has been disrupted

Man pleads guilty after hijacking bus and injuring police officers on Derby Road

The incident occured outside Queen’s Medical Centre

‘We need to create real change’: The co-founder of OurStreetsNow speaks to Notts students

‘Do you think shouting ‘nice tits’ at me is going to lead to a romance?’

Uni of Nottingham issues statement cutting all formal links with Russia

The university has said it stands in solidarity with Ukraine

Man charged with attempted murder after Nottingham Trent staff member stabbed on campus

The alleged attack occurred on Nottingham Trent University’s Clifton Campus

Uni of Notts projects light show on to Trent Building in celebration of Chinese New Year

As if the Trent Building could get any prettier

Police have shut down a house dubbed as a ‘drugs den’ on Kimbolton Avenue

The Lenton property has been boarded up

Quiz: Plan a night out outfit and we’ll tell you which Euphoria girl you are

We all want to be Maddy, let’s be real

Man arrested following stabbing on NTU’s Clifton Campus this morning

The victim’s injuries are not thought to be life threatening

Police on the scene and students evacuated from a building at NTU’s Clifton Campus

Ambulances are also reportedly on the scene

UoN launches Project Period giving away free sanitary products to menstruating students

The scheme is in place until the end of term but might be extended

University of Nottingham student tests positive for new Omicron Covid variant

This is the second Omicron case in Nottingham

Nottingham students ‘reclaim the night’ in late night city-centre protest

The protest was raising awareness about gender based violence

This is not a drill… it’s snowing in Nottingham and it’s snow joke

Stop what you’re doing and head to Wollaton to build a snowman

A Reclaim the Night protest is taking place in Notts this Saturday

The protest is open to women only

Meet the students striving to end Public Sexual Harassment in Notts

They want institutions to take action

On the spot urine tests offered in Notts in order to combat spiking

Nottinghamshire Police will offer people on the spot urine tests if they believe they have been spiked

Notts students are boycotting nightclubs this Wednesday amid a rise in reports of spiking

The boycott has been organised by Girls Night In Nottingham

There have been 12 alleged spikings via injection reported to Notts Police in the past month

There have been 44 reports of spiking in the county since September 4th

University of Nottingham rejects Catholic Chaplain over abortion tweets

The University said its concern was not his views but the ‘manner in which these views have been expressed’

Dispersal order in place tonight in Lenton

This comes after numerous reports of loud parties and antisocial behaviour in the area

University of Nottingham and Trent Uni investigating after Islamophobic TikTok video

The video shows two girls confronted for ‘pulling on’ a Muslim woman’s hijab

Man charged with sexually assaulting woman on Derby Road in Lenton

The suspect is appearing in court on May 28th.

NTU is live streaming Falcon chicks that are nesting in it’s Newton Building

Gives a whole new meaning to ‘chicks from Trent’

Notts Trent student who did ‘Joker’ impression before assaulting others in halls pleads guilty

The attack was described as an ‘alcohol fuelled event’.

Nottingham firefighters still at scene of Dunkirk blaze

Over 100 firefighters were at the scene last night

A mystery poster has appeared in the old Banksy spot

Have you seen this girl?

The all important question: Who can chop faster, Uni Of or Trent?

I think it’s time to invest in a funnel

Lenton locals target students for ‘stirring up trouble’

Going to the park makes you ‘braindead’ apparently

R World: The new charity set up in honour of Notts grad Robbie Curtis after his tragic death

We spoke to former Notts student Robbie Curtis’ mother and personal tutor, discussing student mental health and the charity that they have set up in his memory

Have aliens visited UoN? These believers think so

However friendly they may seem, I can’t see myself taking a trip to see some ‘Cosmic Masters’ anytime soon

‘Why students aren’t getting furloughed’: A response to the universities minister’s decision

Barely any students have access to the introduced ‘hardship fund’

Your prayers have been answered: the Nottingham sign has finally had a makeover

The infamous Instagrammable spot on campus is looking its best again

From snowmen to sledging: here’s your Notts snow day checklist

Is it even a snow day without an insta at Wollaton Park?