Maddy Mussen
Assistant Editor

Would the Royal Family hate you or love you? Take the real Balmoral test to find out

Think they’d love me tbh x

18-year-old Cardiff student who collapsed at Talybont halls named as Megan Politt

Her family described her as having a ‘beautiful bright smile’ and ‘positive energy’

Both men arrested on drug charges following Cardiff deaths kept in custody

They are awaiting Crown Court trials next month

Oxford is asking applicants to own a ‘stylus and large touch screen device’ for interviews

Oh yeah sure everybody has one of those

Racist messages in Warwick halls group chat were sent by a 16-year-old from Texas

His name is Juan

How do you play Ibble Dibble? The deeply posh game in The Crown and Chalet Girl

It radiates Tory energy and yet here I am wanting to play it

‘He was full of light’: A third year Glasgow University student has died

Calvin Donnelly was studying Biochemistry

Ranking all of the 2020 Christmas adverts on how likely they are to make you cry

Only two moved me to actual tears… but which were they?

The Queen’s Gambit sucks and anyone enjoying it is lying to themselves


Three more university students have died since the start of term

This means 11 students in total have died

Police burst in on students to break up party only to find them sat watching The Crown

Three police officers and a security guard burst into the kitchen giving students a fright

These are the universities that ramped up their security spending this academic year

One uni increased its security spend by £1.5 million

The UK government sacrificed Eid and Diwali for Christmas

It’s as simple as that

I was cancelled after being falsely accused of racism by another student

Barney Schneider was assumed to be the culprit of a racist video, but he was innocent

Police Scotland had to break up over 400 house parties on first weekend of term

One party had over 50 students on the premises

At least one university student has died every week since the start of term

Eight students have died this month

Freshers are refusing to take COVID tests so they don’t have to self isolate

‘It’s sort of like a don’t see, don’t tell vibe’

Student dies in Coventry University Bishop Gate halls

The student was a man in his 20s

‘We were all silent for 45 minutes’: Students share their worst break out room stories

‘One guy just kept talking about how high he was?”

Black Edinburgh student called ‘fit George Floyd’ on Tinder by white student

‘He super-liked me just to say that’

‘We’re not yahs’ says Edi student behind the Nicola Sturgeon TikTok riling up boomers

‘Nicola would probably last three days in Edi halls and then scamper back to Holyrood’

Leicester student sets up GoFundMe after blowing ‘all his loan’ on electric scooter

‘I bought a lot of takeaways and clothes too’

Take The Tab’s term one sex survey: Pandemic edition

Are you getting any?

These are the student areas with the highest coronavirus infection rates

Things are Notts looking good in Nottingham

1389 students have now tested positive at Northumbria University

There have been 619 cases in the last seven days, on top of the 770 last week

SOAS removes BA African Studies from its list of undergraduate degrees

SOAS… as in the… School of Oriental and African Studies?

Cov Uni threatens ‘appropriate action’ after huge 200 person party in halls common room

Students were standing on a ping pong table which collapsed beneath them

Student accidentally applies for 3 quid maintenance loan instead of £3,000

Don’t spend it all at once!

There’s a savage new dating app that sends you an alert if you’re being ghosted

Oh great

Take this quiz to determine which Misfits character you are most emotionally aligned to

I’m feeling pure Nathan Young vibes, tbh

Omg, ASOS is selling Groovy Chick merchandise and I want it ALL


Gov scientist and Edi uni professor says it’s unfair to demonise students for a second spike

He says the new Covid restrictions ‘devalue the uni experience’

Newcastle officially added to government Coronavirus watchlist

Cases in the North East are rising

How to fit in at your uni, in starter pack form: 2020 edition


Fiat 500 Twitter and Football Twitter have got into a war over a Molly-Mae Insta post

And Molly-Mae Hague herself responded to it

There’s a new dating app where you can only communicate via voice notes

Not sure if I hate it… or love it?

‘It’s not gonna help’: Meet the people refusing to wear masks when they return to uni

‘I know it makes me sound like a conspiracy theorist’

‘I’d host up to 30 people’: We asked students if they’re still going to party in Term 1

With the majority of clubs still closed, a controversial house party renaissance is looming

Students are turning to anonymous Instagram accounts to report their experiences of sexual assault at uni

Nine Instagram accounts have been set up at top British universities, including St Andrews, Edinburgh, and Durham

EXCLUSIVE: Wetherspoons continuing discounts after Eat Out To Help out ends

The pub is launching a ‘Stay Out To Help Out’ initiative

Only Lindsay Lohan’s twin could get full marks on this Parent Trap trivia quiz

But you can still try x

We spoke to the father and son OnlyFans duo and asked them, simply: Why?

‘I knew it would cause a fuss’

VOTE: Once and for all, who is officially the worst character on Gossip Girl?

Turns out they all kinda suck

Every single time the Riverdale cast have eluded to absolutely hating Riverdale

I mean, fair

‘It’s like my baby’: This is what it’s like to run a celebrity fan account with 100k followers

‘I never expected it to get this big’

‘Netflix hates lesbians’: Fans are raging after Netflix cancels THREE lesbian led shows

They were cancelled due to ‘Covid-related circumstances’

This is what it was like to attend the UK’s first ever socially distanced gig

You have to arrive at 6pm for the first act at 9pm…wow

The term ‘Simp’ is being used to shame men who treat women well and it needs to stop

Treating a woman well is not ‘Simp behaviour’, but misogyny sure is

What uni was like in the noughties, according to students who were there

‘You would never be let into a club wearing trainers’

Ranking all of Jeremy Clarkson’s A-level tweets in order of smugness

Funny that he always seems to be on a yacht during results day

‘It’s ridiculous’: A-Level students on the government’s mock result u-turn

‘Even my teacher doesn’t know what’s going on’

‘I’m so glad it happened’: People who went through Clearing on what happened next

Turns out going through clearing ain’t the end of the world

A considered ranking of The Umbrella Academy characters, from most to least useless

I think we all already know who’s the most useless

Every similar show you can watch to fill the Umbrella Academy shaped hole in your heart

Nothing is the same, but this will have to do

A comprehensive list of all the similarities between Misfits and The Umbrella Academy


Just 28 memes that will make you love Klaus Hargreeves even more than you already do


Single use masks are now a bigger polluter than single use plastic, campaigners warn

Buy a damn reusable mask!

I got Reddit users to rate my Hinge profile and they absolutely rinsed me

Apparently I’m a catfish and ‘need to smile more’

‘I went from a B to a fail’: Scottish students on their results being moderated down

‘It’s a total kick in the teeth’

Here’s where you recognise the cast of The Fall on Netflix from

THREE of them are in Derry Girls

The Fall was criticised for ‘glamorising sexual violence against women’ after series one

The creator had to defend his writing amidst heavy criticism

Ofcom complaints for the CBBC kiss prove the UK is still homophobic

‘I’m not homophobic but I just hate seeing the gays kiss’ like come on

Two black Riverdale actresses have called out the show for ‘unlikeable’ black characters

One actress was told to act ‘sassy’

This is where you recognise the cast of The Umbrella Academy from


These behind the scenes pics of The Kissing Booth 2 cast are actually making me weep

Oh sweet Jesus they’re so beautiful

The government just turned down any reform to the curriculum in light of BLM

History syllabuses won’t be changed to reflect BAME experiences

This is what the cast of The Kissing Booth 2 look like in real life

Ok wow they do look seriously different

We spoke to people who finished with 69 per cent at uni about how they handled it

It’s so crushing you can’t even see the humour in 69 per cent

This is the most chaotic drama to come out of the Johnny Depp Amber Heard trial


Tell us how you played Habbo Hotel and we’ll guess whether you were true Habbo royalty

Habbo Club til I die x

The Kissing Booth makes an insultingly weak attempt at diversity and I’m not buying it

Come on Netflix, this is bad even for you

Forget Gigi’s pasta cupboards, this is some of the worst celebrity home decor of all time


These are the worst types of housemates, according to students

Brb just having the sudden realisation that I am the worst housemate

The Kissing Booth 3 is confirmed and has already been filmed in secret!


36 thoughts you’ll have when sitting through the horror that is The Kissing Booth 2


Meet Jacob Elordi: The Kissing Booth star and Euphoria fitty that everyone wants to climb


Take this test and we’ll tell you which of Cher’s outfits you’re emotionally aligned with

Personally I am the beret and plaid outfit wbu

A brief history of every person Harry Styles has ever dated

How can one person’s type be Kendall Jenner *and* T Swift? It just doesn’t make sense!

We asked ex-Directioners the lamest thing they did when obsessed with 1D

‘I used to kiss my Harry Styles poster before I went to sleep’

This what the Clueless cast are up to now, 25 years since its release

Thinking about this movie being 25 years old has got me totally buggin’

A bunch of witches on TikTok tried to hex the moon and the memes are exquisite

Bruh, they really hexed the MOON!?!

We asked a psychiatrist why everyone seems to be dreaming about their ex in lockdown

Does it mean we should get back together?! DOES IT?!?!

‘It felt safe’: Inside the dutty illegal coronavirus raves getting shut down by police

There were over 20 different speaker rigs at the Bath event this weekend

Sorry to break it to you but period syncing is a complete MYTH

I don’t know what’s real anymore!!!

QUIZ: Which Derry Girls adult are you?

Give me Sister Michael or give me death

Meet Indya Moore, ‘Pose’ star and Twitter’s latest crush

They are one HUNDRED per cent vibes

Here are all the best name memes you can share on your Insta story

We have surpassed frogs, we are now at ‘what clothes airer you are’

We asked McDonald’s workers what your Maccies order says about you

Only really fit boys order the BBQ chicken wrap appaz

So it turns out face masks give you spots, but this is how you can prevent it

Who knew my hot breath localised in one contained area made my skin worse, huh?

Derry Girls season two was put on Netflix and then taken off in less than a week


What is this strange frog and rat name trend people are doing on their Insta stories?

Let me explain to you the frogs and the rats

‘It felt too fast’: Students living in Italy and Spain on what life’s like post-lockdown

It’s not as good as it sounds

QUIZ: Order a Wagamama meal and we’ll tell you what your type is

Edamame eaters love soft bois you heard it here first

QUIZ: Which Umbrella Academy family member are you?

Me and Klaus are spiritually aligned I can just feel it x

Even though we’re all adults take this quiz to see which 1D boy you’d end up with

Please god give me Harry

Where are all the T4 presenters now? From Alexa Chung to Steve Jones

One of them was fired for calling Kesha the C word

‘It’s a problem in the entire industry’: Sex workers on the calls to boycott PornHub

‘They have the money to do better and they need to’

‘I’d love to have coupled up with Maura’: Megan Barton Hanson on being bi in the public eye

The chaotic queen MBH talked to The Tab about all things bisexuality for Pride month

Jack Edwards on college potatoes, Jimmy’s and life as a semi-famous Durham student

‘I’m constantly trying to prove I’m not a dick’