Rhiannon Compton

Nottingham Editor of The Tab

Rhiannon Compton
Nottingham University


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Suicide is no laughing matter, so why do we joke that we’d rather kill ourselves?

A person commits suicide every two hours in the UK

Ismail Sadurdeen is your new SU president

And the committee is over 70 per cent female

BREAKING: Have you seen missing UoN student Ghada?

The mechanical engineer went missing earlier this afternoon

Hallward evacuated this morning following fire alarm

Students were escorted outside the library

Admit it: Trent nights are the best nights

We’ve been in denial for far too long

Snow to hit Nottingham this weekend

Wrap up warm kids

Notts Vice-Chancellor says political correctness is ‘killing free speech’

He said uni should be a ‘haven’ for free speech

I found £4,000 on Oxford Street after a scavenger hunt

He said: ‘I hope it’s not a hoax’

Stuart Broad awarded honorary degree from the University

Dr Stuart Broad gets his name on the honour board

Vote now: Nottingham’s fittest fresher – The final

The prize is eternal fame and a date with Jamie Laing

Every person you will ever see on Derby Road

There is no escape

URN sweeps the board at Student Radio Awards

They got to meet Scott Mills

Uber has been launched in Nottingham today

About bloody time

Crowd of hundreds stuck outside Rock City after gig finished late

Crisis tried to control the crowd with dancers on stilts

Vote now: What’s the worst thing about going to Nottingham?

It’s ok, you can say Rutland

‘We have a love/hate relationship with the photobooth’: Meet the Crisis Girls

They’re all pretty fit

Seven Legged legends: The best dressed from this year’s Karni bar crawl

So many pigs

Second year delighted after his stolen two grand wheelchair is returned

Victory for Tab campaign: Jonathan reunited with his wheels

Distraught second year’s two grand wheelchair stolen at Lenton house party

He won’t be able to get around uni without it

Notts ranked one of the 25 best unis in the country

We have dropped three places in The Sunday Times Complete University Guide since last year though

‘We don’t wear mustard chinos and dodgy shirts in BCL”: Meet the Mens Captains

They’re good looking and can kick a ball

‘Our socials include dressing up as roast beef’: meet the ladies captains

These people are better at sports than you

Notts soars in new table as it’s ranked in the top 1 per cent of the world

Trent don’t even place in the top 700

Weed is just as dangerous as stairs according to an anti-drug group

Weed could soon be legal

Nottingham grads paint stereotypes on naked backs in new campaign

Tackling stigma one back at a time

No Tomorrow was the fittest weekend


Dan Rattigan crowned Notts BNOC of the year by just ONE VOTE

Oooosh that was tight

BNOC of the Year: The finalists

The time has come

BNOC of the year: Heat 5

The final heat of this popularity game

‘It’s like Game of Thrones’: Politics prodigy shocked by shy Tories

In years to come politicians are going to jizz themselves at this election it was so unpredictable

Meet the Notts second year who has predicted the entire election

‘I wasn’t going out much anyway’

Campus style: Union stash

Baggy T-shirts and garish colours

I hate Rutland: It’s the worst county in the UK

And you thought the halls were bad

How to dress like you’re at Nottingham

You’re less original than you think you are

What a girl wants you to wear on Valentine’s Day

Wrap up

Were you brave enough for Black Milk?

Do you know your Frankie Knuckles from your Todd Terry

Can we guess your course by your outfit?

Amber Leaf = Philosophy

What a girl wants: The Christmas jumper

The women of Nottingham have spoken: this is what we really think about men and their Christmas Jumpers

Spotted: The best dressed at The Tab fashion show

Check out the best dressed at the first ever Tab Fashion Show

Edgy on East Drive

Were you fashionable enough?

Wet ‘n Wild: Campus Style

Umbrella in hand, we searched for the best dressed on campus

Hot in Hallward- Campus style hits the books

Were you spotted this week by Campus Style?

What a Girl Wants: Halloween Edition

On the scariest night of the year here’s an exclusive into the minds of Nottingham’s ladies.

Check out the hottest coats for the cold season

Winter is coming

Campus Style: Rutland Hall Formal

Campus Style gets dressed up as The Tab head over to the Rutland Hall Formal

A Night with COW

We  had a snoop round to find students who had found some COW gems

How to: Fresher Theme Nights

Make the right first impression with our How To Guide for Fresher Theme Nights

DIY Beauty: Exam Revival

Exams taking time away from your beauty regimen? The Tab has got you covered with the best beauty tips right from your kitchen.

How to: Festival Fashion

The Tab has the top tips for all your festival fashion needs.

The American Takeover

From letterman jackets to sports jerseys, the American influence has hit our wardrobes, and we like it.

Beauty DOs and DON’Ts

A guide that all girls should follow, The Tab brings you the do’s and dont’s when it comes to beauty.

How to: Dress from Day to Night

From lectures to Crisis, The Tab brings you an array of outfits that can be worn throughout your day and into the next morning.

Spring into pink!

Spring seems to have hit Nottingham, and Rhiannon Compton has all the tips to rock it’s biggest trend.