Mia Raja

Editor-in-Chief at The Leeds Tab

Mia Raja
Leeds University

Leeds university life, campus news, student stereotypes, lifestyle, music, fashion, culture, diversity, languages, societies, breaking news, student opinion, guides

  • Mia Raja is the Editor-in-Chief of The Leeds Tab, overseeing the whole team of writers and editors as well as commissioning, writing and editing articles herself
  • Mia has written news, features and interview pieces for The UK Tab and The Leeds Tab, specialising in Features and Opinion pieces
  • Mia has grown up in the UK, India and Hong Kong. In her spare time Mia plays the saxophone, enjoys learning different languages and follows Formula 1


Mia Raja joined The Tab in 2022, initially writing a piece for The UK Tab. Later that year she became Features Editor for The Leeds lab, editing, writing and interviewing for the site. In May 2023 she interned at The UK Tab office, contributing both News and Guides pieces. In 2023-2024 Mia spent time abroad in Spain writing and translating for the Valencian media site, 24/7 Valencia, before taking on her current role as Editor-in-Chief of The Leeds Tab.


Mia is in her fourth and final year at the University of Leeds, studying BA English Literature. During her third year Mia studied abroad at the University of Valencia. Mia speaks Spanish, French, English and Gujarati.


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Leeds students’ biggest regrets and advice for future freshers

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Over 1,800 staff members will be taking part in strike action until the ‘threat’ is withdrawn

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There’s always one who loves to flood the bathroom

‘It’s a publicity stunt’: Why unis parading alpacas as therapy doesn’t help students

‘It’s the entire structure of the academics of the uni that damages people’s mental health’

The 27 types of student you’re guaranteed to find in the library this exam season

Always one that comes in with a raging cough for us all to listen to for hours on end

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A perfect opportunity for any of you chefs with a talent for entertaining

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There’s always a guy who makes you think ‘how can DnB make someone THIS happy?’

Which Leeds Uni hall we think each Love Islander would be in

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