Phoebe Kowhai

Senior Assistant Editor

Phoebe Kowhai
Nottingham University

Universities, student lifestyle, campus culture, higher education, All Below Deck franchises, Selling Sunset, rock music

  • Phoebe Kowhai oversees all of The Tab's 30 local sites which are directed regionally at different universities
  • She is an expert on universities, student lifestyle, campus culture and higher education having been a part of a local Tab team whilst at university
  • In her free time, Phoebe Kowhai enjoys backpack travelling, having visited over 30 countries, and attending concerts


Phoebe Kowhai joined The Tab in 2022 after graduating. Whilst at university, Phoebe Kowhai joined The Tab Nottingham as a student contributor, going on to become Features Editor and eventually Co-Editor in Chief.


Phoebe Kowhai graduated from the University of Nottingham in 2022 with a BA Honours in Liberal Arts, majoring in English Literature and minoring in Classics.


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These are all the stunning real-life filming locations used in Bridgerton season three

You’re able to visit nearly all of them!

The competition is really heating up, so when does Race Across The World series four end?

I would be happy only watching this show for the rest of time

A look inside the Instagrams of the Race Across the World series four cast

Believe it or not, they all do actually have a life outside of the show

Zendaya to Lana Del Rey: The very best dressed on the Met Gala 2024 red carpet

Iris Law is the it girl of the moment

All the large-scale encampments happening at UK university campuses right now

The protestors plan to stay ‘indefinitely’ or until their demands are met

A deleted scene from Baby Reindeer showed how things really ended between Donny and Teri

Five months after the events of Baby Reindeer took place, the real Teri left Richard a voice mail

‘She inspired me’: Everything Nava Mau has said about playing Teri in Baby Reindeer

‘When I read the script, I could tell that Richard really loved her’

Police officer sent WhatsApp message saying Notts attack victims were ‘properly butchered’

‘The message is as barbaric as the crime’

‘Honestly, I expected backlash’: Richard Gadd speaks on Baby Reindeer’s staggering success

‘I didn’t expect it to be this big so quickly’

Applications for The Tab’s Summer Internship programme 2024 are now open

Applications close May 7th

Everyone’s wondering if Baby Reindeer’s on stage breakdown was real, so here’s what happened

Donny opened up about the sexual assault he had experienced whilst performing stand up

The few mysterious details Richard Gadd has revealed about the real Teri from Baby Reindeer

‘She was always the voice of reason’

Richard Gadd speaks about how similar Baby Reindeer’s Martha actually is to his real stalker

She did actually send him over 41,071 emails and leave 350 hours of voicemails

So, here’s the real reason why Martha calls Donny Baby Reindeer

The show is named after the pet name Martha actually called him in real life

Okay, we finally know whether Martha’s emails in Baby Reindeer were actually real

Sent from my iPhone

One year on, this is what the cast of Race Across the World series three is up to now

The cast all still hang out and refer to each other as best friends

Winter Love Island winners Kai and Sanam are quitting fame to focus on their relationship

‘You have to decide what you want more – the fame or the person you’re in a relationship with’

University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University to merge from September 2024

The two universities will now become one known as ‘Sheffield Universities’

Leaked email reveals St Andrews University will ban all applications from English students

The ban is already in place with all prospective students from England to have their offers revoked

Queen’s University Belfast to implement 11pm curfew on all Holylands student house parties

A leaked email has revealed students could face a £200 fine if they don’t adhere to the curfew

Actually good gift ideas for every type of mum this Mother’s Day

We all know mum is literally the hardest person to shop for

Teenager dies in hospital after car hits pedestrian outside Oxford Brookes University

Police are now appealing for witnesses or any dashcam footage of the incident

This is what AI thinks students at each Russell Group look like and it’s honestly insulting

Leeds was done so dirty

Saltburn to You: Every time a UK university campus has been used for filming

Imagine bumping into Jacob Elordi on the way to the library

Actually good Valentine’s gifts guaranteed to make them fall in love with you (fast)

Your situationship won’t know what’s hit ’em x

All the glaringly obvious signs Taylor Swift’s new album is about Joe Alwyn

Miss girl wasn’t even trying to be subtle

Five months on from filming, this is who from The Traitors season two is still friends

You just know the group chat is comedy gold

Loads of The Traitors season two cast are on Cameo now – here’s how much they charge

I would pay anything for a video from Mother Diane

All the shows you need to watch if you loved The Traitors to fill the void of it ending

I need something to make me feel alive again

Just a bunch of cute pics of The Traitors season two cast hanging out since filming ended

Jasmine and Zach are finally friends again!

Photos of Claudia Winkleman with light hair have resurfaced and she looks wildly different

In my mind she came out of the womb with a fringe

Not to alarm anyone but Barry Keoghan has teased a deleted Saltburn kissing scene

I am screaming, crying, begging for a director’s cut

17 juicy behind the scenes facts and production secrets about how The Traitors is made

Before every banishment the cast are made to listen to The Hanging Tree from The Hunger Games soundtrack

A brief history of all of Paul’s desperate attempts to get famous before The Traitors

He literally had his own TV show in 2012

All the subtle and seriously clever foreshadowing in Saltburn you definitely missed

Who knew Oliver and McLovin had so much in common?

All the completely unforgivable historical inaccuracies in Saltburn

Sorry, am I watching Saltburn or Back to the Future?

All the contestants from season two of The Traitors who have previously been on other shows

Take a shot for everyone who was on Deal or No Deal

PSA! Below Deck is holding an open casting call for the next season, here’s how to apply

All my yachtie dreams are about to come true!!!

Believe it or not, Ebraheem from Dubai Bling has actually been married three times

He first got married when he was only 17!

The juicy production secrets and behind the scenes facts you need to know about Saltburn

Everything about this film is absolutely unhinged and I’m so here for it

Um, Diane from The Traitors actually has a famous actor son who was in Game of Thrones

She didn’t tell him she was going to be in the show before it aired!

Who is Diane from The Traitors? The retired teacher who’s already reached icon status

Her son is a famous actor who was in Game of Thrones!

Who is Hasnain Lehri? LJ Adada’s millionaire, model boyfriend who proposed on Dubai Bling

He was voted one of the sexiest men in the world

The end of an era! Chrishell has hinted she’s leaving Selling Sunset after the next season

What are we going to do without mother???

All the signs that Madeline Argy and Central Cee are already back together

Mum and dad have reunited!!!

How to see your Astrocartopgraphy Map TikTok is obsessed with, and what it actually means

Apparently my best chance at finding love is in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean

The key characters you need to be following on TikTok for all the 9 month cruise drama

Who wants to buy me a ticket? It’s only a cool $60k

Almost a year on from filming, this is who from Squid Game: The Challenge is still friends

Some of the allegiances were definitely fake

Talking bans to deleting social posts, a look inside the Squid Game: The Challenge contract

There was allegedly even a clause that said the winner couldn’t share the money with any other players

This is why the winner of Squid Game: The Challenge hasn’t received the prize money yet

It’s been almost a whole year

An ode to Tony Bellew: The sexy, sensitive boxer who’s already our king of the jungle

Honestly think I might be in love with this man

Nigel Farage got a telling off by producers for getting completely naked in the jungle

We’ve all seen enough of Nigel’s bare arse for a lifetime

Before and after pictures of Matt Rife show he’s had a pretty dramatic transformation

Fans are speculating whether he’s had more than just his teeth done

Meet the wholesome and supportive partners of the I’m A Celebrity 2023 campmates

If I don’t have love like Tony Bellew and his wife then I don’t want it

The major transformations of the Selling Sunset cast, from their first season until now

Seems it’s more than just Nicole who has rearranged their face x

Cheating scandals and divorce: All the romances that blossomed inside the I’m A Celeb camp

From the jungle, with love x

A look inside the off-screen love lives of the iconic The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes cast

As if Rachel Zegler and Josh Andrés Rivera are dating in real life??

Millionaire make outs and celeb gal pals: Inside Sophie Turner’s hot girl post-divorce life

We stan an unbothered queen

Surprise! Selena Gomez is already back on Instagram after threatening to delete her account

She lasted a whopping …seven days

Luke from MAFS previously tried to find love, and fame, on another reality dating show

He had to move all the way to Spain for it!

What the Love Is Blind season five cast actually do, according to their LinkedIns

Why do I feel like Uche is trying to get me to join a pyramid scheme

All the desperate ways this year’s MAFS UK contestants tried to get famous before the show

Take a shot for everyone who was previously on Celebs Go Dating

Not another one! MAFS UK’s Laura was also on Celebs Go Dating and dated Gary Lucy

She also went on a date with Pete Wicks

Twilight transformations: This is how different the cast look 15 years later

Charlie Swan is still daddy

Dive into the vibey Instagrams of the Below Deck Mediterranean season eight crew

Tumi is back!!!

Married At First Sight UK’s Georges was on Celebs Go Dating and went on date with TOWIE icon

Aged 25, he said on the show he was a professional model

Netflix icons, TikTokers and pop stars: Inside Olivia Rodrigo’s mega famous friendship group

At this point, who isn’t she friends with?

So, what happened between Below Deck Down Under’s Tzarina and Joao after they left the boat?

Tzarina said she saw Joao’s ‘true colours’ when he came to Palma to with her

‘The children were not abducted’: Joe Jonas’ lawyer responds to Sophie Turner lawsuit

In a statement to The Tab he claims the lawsuit is ‘misleading’

It’s getting messy: Every bombshell detailed in Sophie Turner’s lawsuit against Joe Jonas

Sophie allegedly found out about the divorce through the media

Sophie Turner is suing Joe Jonas to bring their two children ‘home’ to the UK

The lawsuit alleges the two children are being ‘wrongfully retained’ in New York City

Right, are Below Deck Down Under’s Culver and Jaimee still together?

The couple left the boat together in the final episode

Chef Tzarina has explained why there won’t be a Below Deck Down Under season two reunion

She said on Instagram that the cast are trying to ‘protect Margot’

Posho ranking: These are the universities with the most private school students in 2023

Who let the Tories out?

This is where you’ve seen the cast of Netflix’s new rom com Love At First Sight before

I will watch literally anything with Hayley Lu Richardson in

Guys, the new ‘explosive’ season of Married at First Sight UK is starting THIS MONTH

I’m so ready for the drama

All the Below Deck stars who have made an OnlyFans account since disembarking the boat

Natalya is also now a Playboy bunny!

MAFS’ Layton gave Melinda an ‘eternity ring’ to celebrate their one year anniversary

It’s so cute I can’t cope

Right, here’s exactly what is going on between Charli XCX, Rina Sawayama and Matty Healy

They’re going AT IT

Vinted girlies and skater boys: All the best dressed people at Reading Festival 2023

Thankfully there wasn’t a Greggs bucket hat in sight this year

Phillip Schofield has been deleting his Instagram photos, including one of him and Holly

57 photos have been deleted from his account since his public scandal

All the friends who have stuck by Phillip Schofield since his public downfall

He has recently been seen for the first time since the affair dining with friends

Lavish trips and family time: Inside Holly Willoughby’s summer break after Schofield scandal

Holly extended her usual annual leave after Schofe left This Morning

University of Liverpool incorrectly told 119 students they had a place at the uni

The uni then sent a follow up email hours later revoking the places

TikTok has just discovered that Hello Kitty isn’t actually a cat and I am so confused

But she literally looks just like a cat???

Here we go again! Here’s Jeremy Clarkson’s annual A-level Results Day tweet

The day wouldn’t be complete without it

You did it! Here are all the freebies you can get this Results Day for surviving your A-levels

Because everyone loves free food

This Morning saga continues: Schofe’s been sinking pints and Holly’s had a HUGE pay rise

Plus: There’s a new presenter?!

These are the Russell Group unis that are currently offering courses through Clearing

There are nearly 2,000 courses up for grabs

Find out once and for all what your Ken job would be with this Barbie quiz

To beach or not to beach

Everything Phillip Schofield has been up to since his life came down in ruins

He’s still got a better social life than me

You’re fired! All the Below Deck yachties who were given the boot and why

I could do a better job and I’ve never stepped foot on a yacht in my life

Luke and Laura’s behaviour isn’t the first time crew have been inappropriate on Below Deck

It’s really not okay

A look inside the off-screen love lives of the wholesome Heartstopper cast

Look, I just wanna know if Kit Connor is single

Every time the colours and lighting in season two of Heartstopper had a deeper meaning

Just one more reason to absolutely adore this show

The Heartstopper creator has shared which season two moments were improvised by the cast

It’s literally all the cutest scenes, I am dying

From Taylor Swift to The 1975: A roundup of the Heartstopper season two soundtrack

Every single song is a banger

Every single book Isaac reads in Heartstopper season two and the meaning behind them

He’s such a little bookworm

There’s a fun little Marvel easter egg hidden in the second season of Heartstopper

I completely missed it!!

This is where the ‘Jeffy, did you get a speeding ticket?’ TikTok sound originally came from

Skrr skrr

Here’s the hilarious reason Ryan Gosling is always refusing to eat on camera

His commitment to the bit is admirable