Rebecca Lockwood

Rebecca Lockwood
Lancaster University


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‘It’s a joke’: Final year students on the postponement of 2021 graduation

‘I basically feel like I can forget about experiencing a graduation’

‘I need to be proactive’: We asked boys what they’re doing to change their behaviour

‘Small changes can mean more than I would have imagined’

A comprehensive guide to the best TikToks made by LUSU candidates this year

And some parody videos too

QUIZ: Which Bridget Jones character are you?

Maybe we are all more Daniel Cleaver than we would like to think

I acted like a boy on dating apps to see if it would get me more matches

U up? *insert obligatory cry laughing emoji*

Not much, just Bernie Sanders sitting down in 21 Lancaster locations

I’m fine, just waiting for Hustle to re-open it’s doors

Dear Lancfessions: I want to seek help but I don’t know where to start

It is not inconvenient to need support

RuPaul’s rich list: Which Drag Race season 13 queens are making the most via Insta?

May the best woman win

We brought the Sugarhouse to our living room, featuring Ant Already

If you close your eyes tight enough it’s as if you’re in the big room

Here’s why you need to stop using the word ‘chav’

Your Gucci North Face puffer isn’t chav chic, it’s £1,000

All of Lancashire moves into Tier 4 after midnight tonight

Lancashire will now be advised to stay at home

Who is Frankie Jonas? The fourth Jonas Brother quickly becoming TikTok famous

He is undeniably the best brother

Lancaster fresher attempted suicide after he was moved to empty halls building

He was moved following an incident of serious self-harm

If the government wants me to stagger my return to uni, it can pay my rent first

You want me to stay put? Then pay up

Cries for help and mounds of racism: The underbelly of Lancsfessions submissions that only admins see

‘The university has failed in supporting students and now an anonymous confessions page has to pick up the slack’

This townhouse photoshopped themselves onto the last supper for Christmas deco

’12 apostles, 12 people in a Townhouse, an empty wall. It just came together’

We spoke to the woman who serenaded the Furys on the streets of Lancaster

Paris Fury sang Cher’s ‘Walking in Memphis’ but changed it to Morecambe

Quizmas day two: Which member of the flat Christmas party are you, really?

Don’t wanna be in the secret Santa? Scrooge

Lancaster Uni rugby player banned from SU club after doing Nazi salutes outside entrance

He said ‘I’m a bit racist and think it’s funny’ when called out by security

BAME officer receives ‘stop being a gay n*****’ on student feedback form

LUSU have said they ‘will not tolerate’ it

Quiz: Which era of Miley Cyrus are you, really?

Midnight Sky era rules them all and you know it

Lancaster University has fined five students £300 for breaking social distancing measures

63 students have received a warning or penalty up until October 12th

Lancaster Chess Soc embroiled in brutal civil war after president is accused of cheating

One Chess soc member said of the President: ‘I don’t doubt his strength’

Be honest about your Lancs student habits, and we’ll tell you if you’d survive the jungle

If you leave your mates on a night out it’s a definite no

Here’s what Lancaster students have learnt from the first lockdown

Just in time for lockdown 2.0

These are the best Lancaster student startups born out of lockdown

From homemade curry kits to digital art, Lancs students have got it covered

Driving on google maps and guess the rock: Life on a Lancaster Uni virtual field trip

Students were virtually driven to the field trip using… google maps

‘I don’t really see a point in staying here’: How students feel moving into Tier Three

‘Students from the UK still have the option to go back home, but international students don’t’

Lancaster University mental health lecturer died by suicide two days into lockdown

Dr Naomi Ruth Fisher was described as a ‘passionate friend’ and a ‘great thinker’

Which member of Little Mix are you, really?

We can’t all be Jade can we?

SU Living become the first letting agency to delay signing housing contracts until 2021

‘This is seriously such a win for Lancaster students’

We spoke to the Furness Flat behind that genius Elmo post-it artwork

#justiceforelmo is circulating around their neighbours flats

A testing unit will be available on Lancaster Campus for those with Covid-19 symptoms

The mobile testing unit will be available from the 5th-8th October

Lancaster On Ice has been cancelled for 2020

So no Yorkshire pudding wrap stall?? Devastated

Lancs students can face exclusion if they are found to have a mixed household gathering

Consequences include fines, exclusion from campus and permanent exclusion from the uni

I did not sign up for this uni experience and I want my money back

£9,250 to sit in my room all day feels like a bitttt of a scam?

Which packet of crisps are you, really?

I wanna be as boujee as a packet of Walkers Sensations x

Lancaster ranks six places above York in The Guardian’s best unis of 2021

Lancs is 10th in the league table

‘It isn’t offensive’: Creator of Instagram’s ‘chav’ face defends the filter

‘It reminded me of the girls on Geordie Shore’

I lived on the poverty line. If Tories think you can eat healthy and cheap, they’re wrong

You have no idea what you’re talking about

‘The uni failed me’: Student experiences of sexual assault at Lancaster University

‘They care more about plagiarism than they do about sexual assault on their campus’

Santana from Glee helped me come out, and bi girls will always be grateful for her

She taught me that I would be loved regardless of my sexuality

These 21 memes about the ‘eat out to help out’ scheme are as wild as the idea itself

Don’t call me a hero, just doing my bit

31 things you’ll encounter while living with boys

No more Little Britain. We have surpassed the need for Little Britain.

Plan a socially distanced picnic and we’ll tell you which Lancs college you really belong in

A ham sandwich screams Fylde

Here are all the little things you are definitely missing about Lancaster

The idea of doing my housemates washing up has never been so appealing

Meet Teznashe, the Lancs student who wrote the song ‘Black Lives Don’t Just Matter’

‘To other students who are not aware of the inequalities, I’d simply advise them to educate themselves’

What your choice of hot beverage says about you, according to a barista

Flat white? You’ve got your shit together

You could sue your university for poor online teaching during the pandemic

‘A lot will depend upon expectations and how universities manage this’

Here are the top 10 billionaires donating to Oxford University

Donations are as big as £150 mil

These are the shows being edited or pulled from streaming due to racist depictions

Many of them feature obvious blackface

Who was Cecil Rhodes and why do people want his statue removed?

He was a self-confessed white supremacist

I tried the American ‘British Tea’ that outraged Twitter – it’s as bad as you’d think

It’s not a war crime, but it isn’t great either

Before we lay 13 Reasons Why to rest, here’s everything it got wrong in four seasons

Oh the land of ‘Liberty High School’ long may she rest

Pictured: What happened at the BLM protests across the UK this weekend

From Edinburgh to London town

We spoke to Lancs LGBTQ+ students about what pride month means to them

‘The community, especially during pride month really lets me be me, unashamedly queer’

Now it is illegal, here are 27 things we miss about having sex in Lancaster

When can us singletons start having sex again?

James May is hosting Pendle’s Stay at HomeStrav on Friday

Pendle’s most famous alumnus returns

All the reasons D Cummings should have gone to Lancaster Castle over Barnard Castle

Better parking for a start x

‘Threw up on the bar in Hustle’: We asked for your best Lancs night out stories and you did not disappoint

Just want a night out x

Lancaster Uni are planning to hold the next academic year online

The uni is assessing a ‘range’ of options if it is unsafe to return to lecture halls

The rise of pro-anorexia content on TikTok is making girls quit the app

The pro-ana content which plagued Tumblr has found a new home

The Lancs Tab Good News Column: Challenges, donating visors and the Connecting Kids project

A little bit of joy from Lancs lockdown

Here’s how to find and use all the BEST Instagram story filters to impress your followers

I’ve always wanted to be the bouncing DVD logo

Here’s how to get all the BEST Instagram filters to impress your followers

I’ve always wanted to be the bouncing DVD logo

We created Met Gala looks from Lockdown, in loving memory of Lancs Grad Ball

Brb just gotta explain to my mum why I used all her tin foil

Are you classy, boujee or nasty based on your ideal Lancaster night out?

Beyonce said I’m a SAVAGE

The Lancs Tab Good News Column: Fundraising, TABUKI playlists and green screens

Here to bring you a touch of joy in these strange times

LUSU Living announce rebate for third term rent amid pandemic lockdown

The rebate affects all households, even those in occupation

If you’re still buying clothes online during lockdown you need to sort yourself out

You are not helping anyone, at all

If you love The Office US, you’ll get at least 10/13 on this trivia quiz

13/13? You’re a Dundler Mifflin stan

Greggs are closing all stores indefinitely TOMORROW due to coronavirus

Heartbreaking news

I got bored in quarantine so I phoned all my exes and asked them what went wrong

Let’s just say it was an enlightening experience

All the best soaps Lancs students should be using to wash their hands

Aloe vera AND anti bac? Get on that

All the exams at Lancaster affected by coronavirus, with live updates

Many exams are being cancelled or moved online

Lancs pharmacies have sold out of hand sanitiser due to coronavirus panic buying

Both Lancaster Uni pharmacy and Lloyd’s pharmacy have sold out

Why do Lancaster students do these 31 things

I just LOVE Luedms!!

If you see these items in a Lancs boy’s uni bedroom, leave immediately

Please no more leavers hoodies

Lancs uni students give letter of condemnation to VC over victimisation of staff

There were over 400 signatures

Lancs student taken from halls by men in hazmat suits due to coronavirus fears

‘People are shook’

All the uncomfortable socials at Lancs that need to stop

Cable tie socials are lame x

Trophies, blisters and spooning: What to expect when sleeping with every sports boy at Lancs uni

Where are my basketball boys plz

Lancs student starts petition for no confidence vote against external trustee Graeme Osborn

He’s the one who wanted Sugar sold

GLOW Nightclub have stopped free re-entry wristbands

It’s taking immediate affect

‘He is my baby’: Mum of UK’s most prolific rapist defends her son

She fails to believe he was capable of his crimes

Tributes paid to Aberdeen Medic who died in skiing accident

‘He was just a lovely, lovely guy’

Misbah Ashraf has been appointed as Interim Chief Executive at the SU

She will hold the role until a permanent appointment is made

Wetherspoons HQ have confirmed there was a norovirus outbreak at The Sir Richard Owen

‘A customer was ill at the pub’

The Sir Richard Owen Wetherspoons denies closure is due to contamination of norovirus

‘That’s absolutely not true’

The best signs from the picket line at the climate strike in Lancs

Frack off Boris

Chinese student films himself ripping down pro Hong Kong posters on Lancs Campus

He sent it to the Chinese undergrad groupchat

Dry humping, pillowtalk and Brexit: What to expect when sleeping with each college boy at Lancs uni

Sad reacts if he’s from Fylde

UCLan confession page facing legal action from the uni due to ‘bullying’ and ‘harassment’

The page was described as ‘offensive’

Ludans posted a ‘day in the life’ Insta story so iconic you have to stan

SO extra

Lancaster Uni to call back students in Hong Kong due to wellbeing concerns

They’re offering the financial support to do so

We toured all of Lancs’ most underrated late night takeaways so you don’t have to

Flames was NOT flames

Hustle announces that it’s closing down TONIGHT

After 15 years of hustlin’

Here’s all of Lancaster’s best Halloween costumes from this year

SpoOoOoky season

There are three fire engines and people wrapped in shock blankets outside the uni gym

Due to a suspected fire in the changing rooms

Petition to impeach Ben Evans after vote of no confidence has over 230 votes

Ben Evans is VP for activities

Ryan Giggs’ new Lancaster-backed uni attracts only 64 students

‘Heaps embarrassment’ for Lancaster University