Rhea Deshpande

Rhea Deshpande
London University


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Pregnant UCL alumna in Gaza sets up GoFundMe in order to evacuate and give birth safely

Yara told the The London Tab of the ‘disastrous’ conditions, with no access to medical care or electricity

University College London ranks as ninth best in the UK, according to new league table

UCL has ranked in the top ten for the past five years

LSE accused of ‘Hinduphobia’ after Students Union disqualifies candidate from election

Karan Kataria was disqualified for breaching election rules during the SU General Election

University College London to implement an Elf Bar ban on campus

RIP my dearly loved kiwi passionfruit guava, you will be missed

UCL says it will ‘support’ students in using ChatGPT for uni work rather than banning it

The university has advised students the tool can be used for ‘idea generation’ and ‘planning’

UCL Men’s Rugby social secretary removed following firework ‘freak accident’ at a social

A student has been seriously injured after being hit in the eye with a firework at a joint Netball and Rugby social

‘I refuse to treat my students as customers’: UCL lecturers and students on the strikes

‘Supporting the strikes is supporting your own education’

The head of UCL admits higher education is ‘systemically underpaying staff’

Pay for university workers is reportedly down by 25 per cent, UCU says

It doesn’t matter if the prime minister is brown. The UK is still as racist as ever

As a British Indian, Sunak doesn’t represent me

UCL Women’s Lacrosse allegedly tried to remove player after she reported sexual assault

The Men’s President has stepped down from his role, as multiple members now call for the removal of the Women’s President

UCL Men’s Lacrosse player investigated over sexual assault allegations

The team member in question has been suspended by the club

Goldsmiths student arrested on suspicion of rape

‘I hope he can never do this to another girl,’ says alleged victim

Northern Line reopening next Monday after 17 week closure

The service between Kennington and Moorgate will reopen on May 16th, TFL confirms

Everything you need to know about the UCL Men’s Rugby players this Varsity season

Meet the lads taking on Kings this week in Varsity

Meet the UCL Lacrosse lads set to beat Kings this Varsity season

Pretty much a guaranteed win. Come on, it’s Kings

Some UCL staff who voted to not rejoin Stonewall may have done so on ‘transphobic grounds’

Students have branded comments made in meeting as ‘blasé’ and ‘disgusting’

All the sports events being held this week for This Girl Can

Try out most of the sports UCL has to offer in This Girl Can taster sessions being held this week

‘Vindictive and insensitive’: Students and staff slam UCL decision to cut ties with Stonewall

UCL thinks Stonewall shifted has shifted its focus from ‘advancing gay rights’ to ‘promoting gender self-identification’

UCL EFS under suspension as all committee members are removed following SU investigation

The investigation has been concluded with EFS being banned from all non-core/social society events and suspended with threatened disaffiliation

UCL Bidborough House faced with long queues after government announcement on booster vaccines

Queues are reported to be lasting for hours

I went to a puppy yoga class and this is what it was like

It’s even cuter than what you can imagine

UCL’s production of Rent: A musical that will have you at the edge of your seat

The production is running from the 2 to 4 December at the Bloomsbury Theatre

We went to chill with therapy dogs at UCL and this is what it was like

Everyone needs some furry motivation to come back from Reading Week

Calling all new writers: Come to The Tab London’s first open meeting of the year!

Come meet us and have a lil drink x

Police investigate London nightclub employee for allegedly sexually assaulting a student

The incident was said to have taken place on the popular Wednesday Sin Bin Sports Night

London’s non-clubbers of the week: A Night In sports societies special

These UCL sports societies knew where the party was at this week, and it definitely wasn’t in the club

I set my Hinge to match with only econ guys and it was an experience

I hope I never have to listen to anyone talk about crypto again

UCL is investigating a medical student for allegedly racially abusing woman on bus

Several witnesses claim the student shouted: ‘Shut up you dumb black bitch’

10 weird and wonderful societies you should visit at UCL Freshers’ Fair

Don’t lie, you definitely want to learn the Argentine Tango