Jess Cowie

Deputy Editor

Jess Cowie
Bournemouth University

news, features, student news, lifestyle, features, quizzes, Christmas, breaking news, entertainment, music, Theatre, Creative Writing,

  • Jess Cowie is Deputy Editor for the Lancaster Tab, writing and editing both features and news pieces as needed, pitching article ideas, and helping with editing duties, as well as assisting with social media
  • Jess writes a wide variety of articles, focusing predominantly on fun guides and features for Lancaster students to enjoy
  • In her spare time, Jess loves to write, plays several instruments and enjoys climbing. She can usually be found with headphones on and a book in her hand


Jess joined the Lancaster Tab in her first year of university as a writer in 2021. She quickly became Features Editor in April 2022, and stepped up to be Deputy Editor since April 2023.


Jess is in her third year at Lancaster University studying Theatre and Creative Writing, which is also her placement year. She is currently working at a theatre company and carrying out her role for the Lancaster Tab remotely.


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All the incredibly niche moments from GCSE Drama that permanently altered our brain chemistry

Every single devised piece was either about drugs, teenage pregnancy, alcohol or all three

Bouncer cleared of manslaughter after death at GLOW nightclub in June 2022

Glow closed following the incident and reopened as Vibe in October 2022

What are Lancaster students listening to? Here’s your Lancaster Wrapped 2023!

We are a uni of Swifties and this surprises NO ONE

One two three, let’s go b***h: Here’s what 1989 (Taylor’s Version) song each Lancs college is

Grizedale need to Shake It Off x

Lancaster University student accused of rape on campus appears before court

Dale Fishwick is also accused of the false imprisonment of the two women

Over 30 Lancaster Univeristy lecturers call for ban on meat at food outlets on campus

They are supporting Plant Based Universities, who work in 50 universities across the country

‘You deserve a refund’: Lancaster UCU tells students they haven’t got what they paid for

‘You are real people, like all of us, who expect to receive the service you have paid for’

Lancaster UCU announces 11 extra days of strike action amid marking boycott

‘Industrial action and the prospect of strikes is likely to be a cause of concern for many students’

Students still not allowed back into accommodation as cause of Kaspa’s fire still unknown

“We still don’t know when we will be able to go back.”

Lancaster University announces shortlist for LUSU Sports Awards 2023

The ceremony will celebrate Lancaster’s recent Roses win

People on Twitter are sharing the worst way they got dumped and honestly, it’s brutal

Imagine getting a breakup text from your boyfriend as he lies next to you x

Your guide to the Lancaster colleges, based on vibes, stereotypes and proximity to Greggs

Because it turns out people are still using an article of ours from 2019 (!) to pick their colleges x

The time has to come to vote in the second round of Lancaster BNOC 2023: Heat Two

Which of these wonderful folk is your BNOC?

The time has come to vote in the second round of Lancaster BNOC 2023: Heat One

These wonderful people are competing in the most important competition of their lives x

Lancaster University admits graduations may be deferred for final year students

The university published its advice for students about the marking boycott this afternoon

Lancaster Uni to host international Futures studies conference in 2024

The Anticipation conference will coincide with the university’s 60th anniversary

Sugar announces DJs Belters Only will be playing Roses closing party

Lancs – you’re in for a good one

Take this quiz to find out how long you’d actually last in The Hunger Games

I’d be killed at the Cornucopia x

UCU strikes: We asked people on the Lancaster picket lines why it’s important to be there

‘We need to stand together against the marketisation and support the strikes’

Lancaster isn’t a Russell Group university, and here are all the reasons why it doesn’t matter

We’re more than an arbitrary label x

‘The university was worried’: Demilitarise Lancaster on the Charles Carter occupation

The group believe they have gained more awareness for their cause through the action

We talked to new Lancaster societies one year on to see how things are going

SwiftSoc had 300 people at an event and SoupSoc raised £100 for foodbanks

Lancaster Uni cuts hot water and electricity: Life inside the Charles Carter occupation

There has been no electricity in the daytime and intermittent hot water

BREAKING: Lancaster students barricade Charles Carter in support of UCU strikes

The building has been completely barricaded by over a dozen students

Roses and the reading room: Moments that alter a Lancaster Uni student’s brain chemistry

Cartmel accommodation actually exists?

All the reasons why you shouldn’t write for the Lancaster Tab

Written by a Lancs Tab writer x