Cathy Chen

Cathy Chen
London University

Student news, human rights, East Asia topics, cultural stories, digital media, storytelling, podcasting, art design and drawing.

  • Cathy was invited to join The Tab London as a writer, contributing articles primarily focused on London.
  • From Hong Kong but was born in Taiwan. She is fluent in Cantonese, English, and Mandarin.
  • She not only writes but is also proficient in filming, video editing, and podcast recording.


Cathy has been a student reporter since university and was also a former writer for Pi Media - the oldest and largest journalism society at UCL.


Cathy earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from Taiwan's top journalism university. Later, she came to London to pursue her master's studies, focusing on digital media at UCL.


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‘Chronic’ street clutter makes London ‘worse place to live,’ report finds

Think twice before you drop your Pret cup onto a rubbish pile on the pavement

Finally, someone has created an tube map with how stations are actually pronounced

Don’t lie – you’ve definitely dared an international student to say ‘Leicester Square’ before