Raphael Barnett-Ward

Raphael Barnett-Ward
Birmingham University


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Ten things that have happened since the UoB’s Sport and Fitness centre was supposed to open and when it will open

Brexit, Trump and another General Election

Chaos for UoB students as Grad Ball tickets website crashes

It broke within 20 seconds

8 songs for mums on Mother’s Day

One is even Stormzy

A love letter to Old Joe

A million tick-tocks later, And here I am trying to tell you that I care

What you actually learn when writing an essay

God bless Ctrl-F

How Storm Doris broke Selly

As if your life couldn’t get any worse

How to throw your hamster a birthday party

Light nibbles are an essential

Battle of Selly Oak’s takeaways – the results

What a shocker

Battle of Selly Oak’s takeaways

Don’t let Roosters win

The Tab interview UoB Student Minds

If you’re experiencing mental health problems, remember you’re not alone

UoB go through to the quarter-finals of University Challenge

Get Greenlees to Fab

The new library is overrated

It cost £60 million and the Wi-fi still doesn’t work

Top typical UOB student conversations

‘Don’t talk to me about dissertations’

What would Kanye West do as a Brum student?

Cause absolute chaos?