Rebecca Murphy

Co-editor-in-chief at the Manchester Tab

Rebecca Murphy
Bournemouth University

Guides, fashion, hot topics, uni life, campus lifestyle, student culture, opinion, University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University

  • Rebecca is currently the co-editor-in chief of The Manchester Tab, where she is responsible for overseeing a team of section editors and a team of writers as well as producing articles and social media content for the site.
  • Rebecca is passionate about breaking important student news, as well as covering student scoops and opinion.
  • In her spare time, Rebecca volunteers for an educational equality charity, as well as enjoying travel and live music.


Rebecca joined The Manchester Tab in 2022 as a student contributor, before going on to become the Co-editor in Chief in the summer of 2023.


Rebecca is currently on a professional experience year working in a secondary school in the Northwest with year 11, before completing her final year in a BA social sciences degree (politics and sociology.)


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Over 10,000 people sign petition to dissolve Manchester Uni Pro-Life Society in just two days

Manchester Students’ Union has said it is not legally able to dissolve the society

New pro-life society approved by University of Manchester Students’ Union

Made up of two male students, the society is ‘supporting the dignity of every human life’

Why being a single student in Manchester this Valentine’s Day isn’t the end of the world

If this is Ed Westwick reading: It is the end of the world

Manchester student jailed for running over and killing her fiancé after row

Alice Wood will serve a minimum of 18 years in prison

University of Manchester to host four day summer festival to celebrate 200th anniversary

The Universally Manchester festival will be held from Friday 6th to Sunday 9th June 2024

Pop that pint down: Manchester named as the most sober uni in the UK

Just in time for dry January

Manchester student found guilty of murder after running over her fiancé with car

Alice Wood was told she ‘may never be released’ for killing Ryan Watson in May 2022

Former Manchester student to face up to six months in prison after Just Stop Oil protest

Phoebe Plummer has been remanded to prison until May 16th 2024

Eight things I would nominate for the UoM ‘Walk of fame’

Number nine: My first year crush

Planning application submitted for redevelopment of Fallowfield campus

The plans include redevelopment of Owens Park, Woolton Hall and Oak House

Warnings issued in Manchester after circulation of super strength MDMA pills

Drug harm reduction resource MANDRAKE has tested pills with extremely high doses of MDMA

Get prepped for uni: A day in the life of a new Manchester student

Live, Love, Laugh Fallowfield

Eight unrealistic New Year’s resolutions as a Manchester Uni student

Oh and Number 9: I will lay off the booze, just a bit