Varsha Patel

News Editor at The Tab Warwick

Varsha Patel
Warwick University


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Being called ‘mentally unstable’ and everything else vegetarians don’t want to hear

Leaf us alone

Coventry ranked 39th best student city in the world

Coventry is also fifth in the UK

Honorary Warwick graduate set to be new GBBO judge

Prue Leith is a restaurateur, writer and food campaigner

Every reason why living in North Leam is the best

Smack is enough reason for us to be a winner

Warwick Uni receives £3.2 million funding for high performance computing centre

Warwick were awarded the fund

Plans for new Cryfields Village residences in 2019

The work will start in Autumn 2017

Team Warwick lost their first quarter-final University Challenge match

But they still have a second quarter-final round to play

Warwick students unite to protest Trump’s Muslim travel ban

Around 300 students showed up

Team Warwick in tonight’s University Challenge quarter-finals

They’re against Emmanuel College, Cambridge

Alleged knife incident outside Leamington’s Clink Bar

It happened on Sunday morning

Warwick in London partners with UN agency for major international conference

The conference will discuss rural transformation

Warwick graduates most sought after by employers

We are targeted by the largest number of UK’s top graduate employers

Plans for new multi-storey car park next to University House


Design competition underway for £33 million Warwick arts faculty

Five teams are competing

White students and staff are being racist without even knowing it

A new report by SOAS says BME sutdents are affected by ‘racial exclusion and discrimination’

Warwick alumna wins prestigious poetry prize for debut collection

Creative writing alumna Sohini Basak has won the 2016 Beverly Series

Coventry named most dangerous city in UK

It’s also one of the top ten in Europe

Everything happening at Warwick during Christmas

If you’re staying on campus, look out for these festive events

Farewell Rio’s: Leamington nightclub to be demolished

It was described as a “boil on the backside of Leamington”

New late evening bus times for the Coventry 12X

The changes took place from mid-November

Warwick to invest £90 million on student accommodation in the next four years

Student population is rising

Leamington’s Millennium Balti didn’t win the British Takeaway Awards

But at least they got to the final

Plans to demolish Rio’s nightclub in Leamington

The proposal wants to replace it with multi occupancy apartments

New student accommodation in Coventry could be city’s tallest building

A £50 million development has been proposed

Warwick SU successfully halt belated tuition fee rise for 16/17 students

The University were planning to raise the 16/17 tuition fees for incoming and returning graduates

Warwick fails to rank in top 150 of Global University Employability Ranking

We also didn’t make it last year

Everything happening at Warwick this week

Christmas is almost here

How to pretend that you’re nailing final year

Mention your dissertation at least six times a day

Warwick ranks 34th place in Green League

We rose 95 places since last year

Warwick SU’s Environment and Ethics Officer to resign

He strongly disagrees with the general direction of SU policy

Warwick students through to University Challenge quarter-finals

They’re one step closer to that trophy

Local residents object to new student accommodation plans

They believe the land should be protected

Tonight’s University Challenge will feature Warwick Quiz Society

It’s the second round match

Warwick student starts petition to lower heating on campus

She wants Warwick to reduce their carbon footprint

Warwick deny recent figures published by the Guardian regarding precarious contracts

Warwick University were never contacted by The Guardian

Plans for new student accommodation between Leamington and Kenilworth

They want to build on rural land

Warwick’s first ever female Chancellor has just been appointed

Lady Ashton was even nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize

More than half of Warwick lecturers are on non-permanent contracts

Trade Unions have accused us of ‘importing the Sports Direct model’ for salaries

WBS to build new UK Statistical Centre

They’ve partnered with the National Institute of Economic and Social Research

The expectations and realities you will find whilst on your year abroad

Surprise surprise, you’re not fluent in French yet

Warwick PAIS student victim of attempted mugging in Canley

They suffered minor injuries

Coventry is the eight best UK city to live in

The criteria assessed included jobs, income, health, work-life balance

A Warwick Jailbreak team were attacked near Kings Cross St Pancras

They still managed to get to Spain

They’re back: The Warwick Rowers 2017 naked calendar is out

The calendar aims to raise awareness for homophobia in sports

The awkward things that always happen at an Indian wedding ceremony

No, I don’t want to marry your son

New engineering degree developed by Dyson at Warwick University

It will offer students the chance to study on cutting edge degree level programmes

Two Warwick University academics attacked by gang in Kenilworth

Maths Professor Ariel Pacetti says he had a ‘lucky escape’

Warwick SU Officers defend NUS President Malia Bouattia

Media outlets have dubbed her ‘a racist anti-Semite’

SU ends contract with sports kit supplier after late orders

Complaints have been made to the SU over the last year

The Warwick Women’s Rowing 2017 naked calendar is here

They hope to boost body confidence in young women

Warwick’s Welfare Officer refused to vote at the Student Accomodation Awards

She argues that none of the nominees offer affordable accommodation

POP! well-being stand launched by Warwick SU

There will be free condoms, sanitary towels and advice cards

Warwick’s new Oculus building opens tomorrow

It’s looking pretty fancy

Warwick Business School’s MBA course is the best in the UK

It’s the second year in a row

Further U1 delays as the Parade closes from next week

As if the U1 wasn’t already bad enough

SU’s “Are You Ok?” campaign launched on Tuesday

It encourages being more open about mental health and well-being

Warwick alumnus wins Nobel prize in Economics

He was an honorary graduate in 2012

Purple is now going to cost you £1.70 when you circle

It’s gone up a whole 20p

Success! Warwick SU to provide free sanitary products

Everyone is a fan

A-Z of Warwick University

Freshers, listen up

A Warwick PPE student abseiled down St Paul’s Cathedral in protest of father’s rights

He filmed it all on Facebook Live

Leamington wins award for night-time safety

Leamington Spa now has Purple Flag status

Kasbah has given out unsafe condoms to Freshers

Be careful with your Bubbleluv

Brexit blamed for accommodation shortage at Warwick

270 students are having to share rooms

Warwick is the seventh best university in the UK

We’ve never left the top 10

Warwick is the second worst university for the gender pay gap

On average men earn £10,485 more than women.

There is a special place reserved in hell for those who eat in exams

Get your omega-3 some other time

The ‘Be like Bill’ posts were funny, but now we’ve ruined them forever

We knew you were single anyway

The terrible selfies we should ban in 2016

#gym #gains #gohardorgohome

The definitive list of weirdos you meet in first year

It’s a jungle out there

Warwick is the 8th best university to be an economist in Europe

We just keep winning.

Your long and slow descent into revision hell

How many of these are you guilty of? 

Meet the semi-accurate celeb lookalikes on campus

Bieber writes for us

These people are making it harder for you to get a 2:1

It’s hard enough without you

Scouse youth trounce Warwick 1sts


Warwick ranked the 10th hardest uni to get into

Something new to boast about

How ‘Warwick’ are you?

‘Why are the road works still going on?’

We spent a week with the most glamorous girl on Warwick’s campus

Less stressed, better dressed

Warwick’s LINE Fashion Society celebrates first birthday

They’re all about looking good, for a good cause

Why are all the Sabbatical Officers white men?

There’s not one woman

What does your course say about you?

Basically you’re a twat

The best dressed of Warwick Law Ball

Channelling your inner Cinderella.

From kidnappings to reusing toilet roll: The best of fresher confessions

But you’ve matured now

What are you going to miss about Warwick?

It’s graduation time, so we’re getting sentimental