Xanthe Robertson

Xanthe Robertson
Cambridge University


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Your College Aunts Week 8: FINAL COLUMN OF TERM!

Wrapping the term up with some final bits of advice

Your College Aunts Week 7: Homecoming and Holidays

We’re in the home stretch… and what a term it’s been

Your College Aunts Week 6: Even More Lockdown 2.0

We’re back with advice ranging from how to get out of the friendzone, to how to properly friendzone someone, plus a little TikTok addiction to top it all off

Babies, boundaries and banana bread: Latest YCA podcast out now

Recorded over Zoom but still packed with the usual cracking advice

Your College Aunts Week 5: Lockdown 2.0

Guess who’s back, back again…Your College Aunts, but also a cheeky national lockdown

Your College Aunts Week Four: Adapting to Covid

Back at it again with the romance and Covid questions

Fomo is evil, Hotel? Trivago and getting called out – New YCA podcast out now!

Essential isolation listening material!

Your College Aunts Week Three: Life During COVID

You know it’s a tense time when you’ve got the porters on speed dial

Your College Aunts Week Two: More Freshers and Refreshers

You’ve got 99 problems and finding ways to socialise definitely is one

Your College Aunts Week One: Freshers and Refreshers

Your College Aunts tackle workload, routine, relationships and friendship in this week’s column

Get a free Chelsea bun this Sunday at Fitzbillies!

To celebrate their 100th birthday the iconic bakery are giving away free Chelsea buns to their customers on Sunday morning

‘Supervisions excite and terrify me’: The Tab talks to athletics star and fresher Amy Hunt

Running 200m in 22.42 seconds? That’s nothing compared to reading Ulysses

New column & PODCAST alert! Your College (agony) Aunts

We want to hear from YOU

What your favourite Cambridge coffee shop says about you

When there is this much choice Starbucks is not an acceptable option

‘Coronavirus Tutoring Initiative’: How one Oxford student is helping thousands of children in lockdown

The Cambridge Tab spoke to the founder of this initiative for students without remote access to private tutoring

‘Aspiration isn’t the problem, it’s access to the advice and access to role models’: The Tab talks to Target Oxbridge

The proportion of black students in Cambridge is on the rise, but there is still more to be done

‘I’m not a victim, I’m interested in helping people’: Dylan Kawende on crowdfunding his Cambridge Law degree

The son of Rwandan genocide refugees has currently raised £24,000 of his target £66,000

‘Not everybody has a dedicated office space and a Macbook Air’: Oxford grad creates app to help improve access to university

The Cambridge Tab meets Joe Seddon, founder of social enterprise Zero Gravity

How to be a devoted college parent even while social distancing

In these unprecedented times, we’ve got to be prepared to parent from afar

‘You can’t ask an epidemic for its passport’: The Tab talks to Rowan Williams

The current Master of Magdalene and former Archbishop of Canterbury talks charity, tolerance and action in a time of struggle

Graham Norton I’m coming for your job: The Tab talks to Tom McGachie, creator of Cambrovision

Eurovision plans in tatters? We’ve got the perfect thing for you…