Sophie Parker

Sophie Parker
London University


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The UCLWRFC squad set to smash Strand Poly

This year’s UCLWRFC Comms Officer Evie Smith introduced us to the feisty forwards and ballsy backs set to batter KCL yet again in the Women’s Rugby Varsity fixture. If we were King’s, we’d be worried…

All the reasons UCL’s better than Strand Poly

The fact we always win Varsity is only part of it

UCL renaming buildings to distance itself from ‘racist’ eugenicists

They are also issuing a formal apology

Privatised UCL staff win equal rights with directly employed colleagues

The announcement follows the workers’ strike

UCL are putting lecturers’ wages docked during strike into a student fund

They also guarantee you won’t be assessed on material missed by the strikes, and Tier 4 visas will be unaffected

‘This is only the beginning’: We spoke to Independent Workers Union GB ahead of their strike at UCL

Cleaners, porters and security officers will strike for equal rights with in-house staff

QUIZ: Can you guess the tube station from the map?

Only a true Londoner can get 10/10 on this…

Review: A Conspiracy of Sorts – The UCL Revue

A hilarious whirlwind of a production

Introducing the Not Cool Club – a student collective fighting sexual harassment at UCL

Because it’s about time we did something.

Meet the UCL students shaking up the graduate job market

Their start-up VCH will change your life

Here’s why you should write for the London Tab

You already know you want to

This UCL grad wrote her dissertation about Stormzy and he thanked her

Also she got a first, no biggie

It’s back! Loop clubbers of the week

These guys are kicking the year off the right way

UCL Ranked 108th in Times Social Inclusion table

Why are we not surprised?

SUUCL have a plan to pilot sleep pods – but we’re not convinced

How much do you bet that people will still nap in the library?

Can we all stop freaking out about women’s only gym hours please?

All of the UCLove posts about it are making it hard to search for notes from my secret admirer

UCL crushed KCL in Varsity

That makes it 5:1 to us

Introducing the women about to crush Strand Poly in today’s Varsity Lacrosse match

Let’s make it three years running please ladies

To smoke or not to smoke: UCL stages referendum to ban smoking on campus

Forget the Brexit referendum, this is the one that really counts

Breaking: Men’s Varsity Rugby has been cancelled

Women’s Rugby will be the final fixture of Varsity instead

We tried the new UCL/Imperial dating site so you don’t have to

Honestly, the things we do for you guys…

Get over deadlines by checking out Loop’s Clubbers of the term

And the winner is…

UCL’s saddest Christmas decorations

Can someone call Santa? Uni has killed Christmas…

UCL scientists accused of covering up two deaths in order to secure money for further research

It is alleged the cover-up occurred to secure £4.7 million in government funding

A definitive list of people you’ll pull at Loop

Spoiler: You’ll regret them all.

Things you’ll 100 per cent relate to if you’re at uni with your best friend from home

Everyone says not to do it, but they’re wrong.

Arts degrees should be cheaper than Science degrees

I study English, what do you expect?