Matilda Head

Matilda Head
Cambridge University


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Claude Littner at the Union: ‘I can’t begin to tell you how stressful doing The Apprentice is’

Claude confirmed there is a sex ban in The Apprentice house, and admitted he had ‘no sympathy’ for Solomon Akhtar during his final interview

University of Cambridge pledges not to use NDAs to silence sexual assault claims

The Minister for Higher Education called on all UK Universities to pledge against NDAs that ‘protect abusers’

Cambridge streets left empty as students boycott nightclubs

MASH and Lola Lo’s were closed to customers, as were the nightclub floors in Revs

Land Economy Department not allocated any lecture space for Lent Term

This comes after over a year of online teaching

Just one in 20 students feel safe on a night out in Cambridge

A further three-quarters of respondents said that safety is a large factor in considering when or where to go out

The Tab speaks to Love Island’s Toby Aromolaran

We sat down with everyone’s favourite 2021 Love Island boy ahead of his new collab with BoohooMan

Stephen Fry, Matt Hancock and Derren Brown to speak at the Cambridge Union in Michaelmas 2021

The Union released its termcard today, including all in-person events and a visit from H.R.H Prince Charles

Apply now to join The Cambridge Tab’s team for Michaelmas 2021!

From Fresher to Tab writer, it’s the Circle of Life

Professor Stephen Toope resigns as Vice-Chancellor

Toope will complete his final year as Vice-Chancellor, stepping down in September 2022, after five years in the role

Jesus College launches free course on being an active bystander in a ‘post #MeToo world’

The Global edX course aims to ‘drive change’ and reduce sexual harassment and violence

Meet Leo Olsson, the TikTok star who is penpals with world leaders

Through old-fashioned snail mail, Leo has managed to gather the secrets to success from the most powerful figures in the world

Convicted criminal Alex Woolf was formerly employed as a supervisor in a Cambridge college

Woolf’s crimes were not yet known at the time

80.7% of Cambridge students will continue to wear face masks

Just over a month on from the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions, we surveyed students for their thoughts towards mask-wearing and getting vaccinated

University plans to conduct as much in-person teaching as possible next year

Professor Graham Virgo announced plans for next years teaching in light of the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions

Opinion: Cambridge departments have handled online exams poorly

In a challenging year, many students felt the departments and faculties should have done more to support student wellbeing and academic progress

The Tab x Humans of Cambridge: Capturing the character of Cambridge students

Looking for proof that Cambridge students are amazingly stylish, colourful and unique? Look no further…

University of Cambridge to provide £1 million of extension funding to final-year doctoral students

Following campaigning by Cambridge SU, this funding will be provided to self-funded postgraduates whose research has been delayed by the pandemic

Ranked: Which Cambridge building is the sexiest? We went on Tinder to find out…

Yes that was us, and thank you for the Camfesses

The Tab’s definitive ranking of Cambridge’s caterpillar cakes

Forget Colin vs Cuthbert. This is Colin vs Carl vs Clyde vs Curly vs Charlie vs Wiggles

Six ways to recreate the Varsity Boat Race at home

Not able to be at the riverside? No worries, here’s how to recreate that Boat Race atmosphere in lockdown.

The Tab’s Guide to Cambridge from Home: How we survived Easter 2020

Here’s how to survive an online term, from people who’ve done it before