Katie Weston

News Editor at The Tab Cardiff

Katie Weston
Cardiff University


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We asked students from other unis what they actually think of UCL

Most were still bitter from getting rejected

UCL ranked seventh best university in the whole of the UK in the Good University Guide 2018

Move aside, King’s

Agency fees could potentially be getting banned

The Welsh Government are determining if the fees are justifiable

UAL students protest against job cuts and course restructuring

Neither CCW students or the Students’ Union were consulted about the plans

There’s a campaign to have a train station installed at Talybont

Dreams really do come true

Black Eyed Peas are set to perform at the Champions League final

They will play in the opening ceremony

All the things Cardiff University has taught me over three years

Aside from how to procrastinate, of course

The Students’ Union are giving out free ice-cream tomorrow

As an incentive to vote

Annie Mac announced as headliner for freshers festival Inside Out

She will play this September

We lost our kitchen ceiling in a fire and still have to live here

Our landlord is buying us food every day though

Jeremy Corbyn was in Cardiff today

It’s the first day of election campaigning

Exclusive: Cardiff Physics and History rugby team planned sleep with ‘a fatty’ competition for their social

It was aimed at those who could handle the ‘higher poundage girls’

There’s a bottomless Prosecco brunch starting up in Cardiff

I’ll toast to that

Meet Hollie Cooke, Cardiff University’s next SU President

Her favourite takeaway is Family Fish Bar

Stop everything, there’s finally going to be a Welsh flag emoji

Praise the Lord

Busted are set to perform at the SU

It’s happening this July

Keep your bin bags indoors, over 1500 more seagulls are coming to Cardiff

As if we didn’t have enough already

Glam is closed tonight due to overrunning maintenance issues

The Fest has been moved

Hallejuah, Revs’ VIP room will re-open tomorrow

It was sorely missed

There has been a petition created to lower the cost of VKs in the SU to £1

It was created by two first years

Turns out, a USW graduate won an Oscar last night too

He was also awarded a BAFTA

Cardiff Met international rugby winger Elli Norkett dies in car crash

The Welsh Rugby Union called her a “talented, dedicated player and popular teammate”

An SU election candidate recreated Trainspotting’s opening scene for his campaign video


Cardiff’s Maddest Fresher: Heat two

Choose wisely

Why Club International should be crowned the UK’s most tragic hometown club

My Nan used to go there

Cannabis factory worth £500,000 found on City Road

Six men have been charged

Extra SU toilets will be open every Wednesday and Saturday

For the foreseeable future

Miskin Street raided for crack cocaine, heroin and a fake gun

The offender was charged with the intent of supplying Class A drugs

Itchy Feet has been cancelled

Due to reasons beyond their control

Cat café to open in Cardiff this spring

It will host the perfect combination of kittens, tea and cake

UPDATE: Three people have been arrested on Miskin Street

The road has now been reopened

Varsity is ‘planned to be’ in Cardiff this year

According to the AU Sports Coordinator

Severn Bridge toll to be cut to £3

From 2018 onwards

It’s 2-4-1 on the carvery at The Taf this Sunday

In case exam season is making you homesick

There’s a gin and vodka festival coming to Cardiff


The best reactions on Twitter when we thought our favourite night was lost

Anger, sadness and denial

All the things Cardiff could spend £50m on that isn’t a Student Centre

Every. Single. Thing.

Cardiff named one of the best cities for starting your graduate career

According to the UK’s leading graduate recruitment organisaton

Clubbers of the Week: Christmas Special

Santa arrived early this year

Christmas Revs will not be in Revs

Due to a scheduling conflict

Cardiff’s Most Eligible Bachelor of 2016

Your votes have been counted and verified

Cardiff’s Most Eligible Bachelorette: THE FINAL

Time to shine

Cardiff University targeted by scam email promising grants to students

It can access bank accounts without your submission of an application

Cardiff’s Most Eligible Bachelor: THE FINAL

Pick your winner

Cardiff’s most eligible bachelorette: Final heat

Give it up for the last three

Lidl now has self-service machines


Cardiff’s most eligible bachelor: Heat four

Lads lads lads

Cardiff University student given posthumous award

Alice Byron passed away from leukaemia in July

Cardiff’s most eligible bachelorette: Heat two

Don’t fear, the ladies are here

Cardiff’s most eligible bachelor: Heat three

Third time’s a charm

Cardiff’s most eligible bachelorette: Heat one

Sweeter than a cherry VK

Cardiff’s most eligible bachelor: Heat two

You name it, we have it

Revealed: 2017 Autumn Exam Timetables

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, not

Cardiff’s Most Eligible Bachelor: Heat one

You’ll probably recognise them from Tinder

Cardiff University performed research on over 52,000 animals last year

Mice were the most commonly used animal

Cardiff University is introducing a Domestic Violence Awareness Society

They hope to expand people’s knowledge of the issue

Printing at the library is now free

Praise the lord

Gentlemen’s Fight Night: A list of the contestants

They undergo five weeks of intensive training

Welsh students will no longer receive tuition grants

As confirmed by the Welsh Government

Cardiff University Ladies’ Rugby bare all for naked calendar

They aim to boost the mentality of positive body images

Clubbers of the Week

Week 8 and we’re still going strong

Student sexually assaulted on way home from Live Lounge

The offender was given a five and a half year sentence

The best of Cardiff’s newly anonymous yaks

Yik yas

BPOC: Moy the Cat

He finds crisp packets highly amusing

SU to increase toilet provisions

After complaints from students

Cardiff’s BPOC: Gary the Pug

The pug life chose him

The stages of election grief, explained by Peep Show

Trump is so not rainbow rhythms

Robbie Williams set to perform in Cardiff next June

Let him entertain you

Cardiff’s BPOC: Pedro the deer head chihuahua

He likes gravy and grated cheese

Clubbers of the Week: Halloween Special

The hush is making a creepy comeback

Clubbers of the week

There were a lot of tongues

Wales is officially the fourth most beautiful place in the world

Duh we already knew that

‘Help fund the sesh’: Students have set up GoFundMe page to pay for night out in Cardiff

So far, they’ve made nothing

Glam nightclub is closed tonight due to unforeseen circumstances

The Fest is moving to Tiger Tiger

Treatment has been cancelled

Let down

‘Killer clowns’ reportedly spotted in Cardiff


A breakdown of tonight’s student lock-in

Discounts galore

The billboard of a woman’s bum outside Lidl is misogynistic and archaic

How is this okay?

Cardiff University introduces brand new lecture theatres

They are located within the Main Building

Clubbers of the week: Freshers’ Week edition

It’s all downhill from here

Cardiff is no longer ranked the top university in Wales

According to new ratings by The Sunday Times

Giant ‘Juice’ blimp flies above Cardiff’s SU

It’s promoting Saturday nights at Y Plas

Shoppers evacuated from Queen Street after reports of a smell of gas

Emergency services have been called to the WHSmith store

St David’s Victoria’s Secret store is going to open within two weeks

It will open on Wednesday 28th September

Flux will now be called ‘Juice’

The first event will take place Saturday 24th September

Headliners pulled from Color Festival

Basement Jaxx will no longer be performing at the event

An ode to Club I, the epitome of regional nightlife

My Nan used to go there

A student has allegedly been hit by a taxi in Talybont South

An ambulance was called to the scene

Every type of meltdown you’ll have during exam season

It can’t get much worse than this

You can buy a t-shirt with Harvey Price on it for charity

A bespoke brand are donating proceeds to a children’s charity

The universities most likely to leave you on the dole

We analysed the percentage of unemployed graduates from each university

Naked bike ride to take place in Cardiff

It is scheduled for 1.30pm on Sunday June 5

Tab exclusive: Student hospitalised after swimming in Cardiff floods

He spent 8 hours in hospital and missed an exam

Rhodes Must Fall founder: ‘No such thing as an oppressed white person’

Oxford’s Ntokozo Qwabe believes ‘disrupting whiteness is necessary’

Would you vote to leave or stay in the EU?

‘I can’t see the benefit to leaving’

Cardiff rugby fresher rescues six teenagers

Tim Baker, a first year studying neuroscience, jumped into the River Taff after hearing cries for help

ASSL security will move your belongings if left for over an hour

They are kept behind the enquiry desk

Eduroam blocks South Wales Police enquiry form

The form goes against university policy protecting our safety

I have ‘Turophobia’, the fear of cheese

Parmesan is the worst

Student ‘Safe Walk Scheme’ is recruiting volunteers

This follows more alleged assaults in the Cathays area

Welsh is the third most attractive accent in the UK

Da ni ‘di curo lwerddon