Charlotte Wright

News Editor at The Cardiff Tab

Charlotte Wright
Cardiff University

Student news, student lifestyle, Welsh universities, South Wales, Spanish language and culture, British politics, US politics, far-right, populism, breaking news, broadcast journalism, sports journalism

  • Charlotte Wright is currently the News Editor at The Cardiff Tab. She commissions and edits news, as well as writing her own articles
  • Charlotte enjoys working on original stories, investigative pieces, and breaking news covering all Welsh universities
  • Charlotte has written many stories covering a range of specialities and has featured on TalkTV's Talk Today show with Jeremy Kyle and Nicola Thorpe to promote an original story on Cardiff University's rugby team. She has also had her stories featured in many other national newspapers


Charlotte joined The Cardiff Tab in late 2019 during her first year at university as a student writer. Since June 2022, she has been its News Editor, having now written over 90 articles for The Tab


Charlotte is studying MA Broadcast Journalism at Cardiff University (CJS). She also completed her undergraduate degree at Cardiff, in which she achieved a 2:1 (Hons) in BA Spanish and Politics. During her first degree, she also lived for a year in Barcelona where she studied Spanish language and literature


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Cardiff students required to show ID cards to enter campus building due to encampment

The entrance to Main Building on Horseshoe Drive will also be locked

Cardiff Uni students are camping outside the Main Building in solidarity with Palestine

They set up on the front lawn after a rally outside the CSL

Four people taken to hospital after a fire at Swansea University student hall

More than 100 students were evacuated with some rescued through windows

New footage emerges of Cardiff University rugby team fighting with local residents in pub

One rugby player is repeatedly hit so hard by a crutch that it eventually bends

Cardiff University rugby team caught in huge brawl with local residents during pub social

One student was allegedly hit over the head with a glass

Cardiff students forced to shower in unlocked car park after water switched off in halls

‘Showering in such an unsafe and public area put the girls in such a vulnerable position’

Cardiff students are the most vape-addicted out of all the Russell Group universities

That reminds me, where is my vape?

Cardiff Uni rugby team allegedly banned from playing in league after ‘wife beater’ social

Members of the Psychology Rugby Club wore a costume of white vests and cans of Stella Artois

Meet Annie, the Cardiff Uni student who brings her super cute dog to all of her lectures

If Lexie doesn’t get awarded a degree, I’ll be throwing hands

They’re back! Students wearing blue shirts and chinos now allowed back into Cardiff SU club

The ban has been lifted after the Rugby Club worked ‘collaboratively’ with the SU

‘It’s going to be a great show’: Meet the Cardiff students competing in Fight Night 2023

Coaches Anthony and Calum also gave us the low down on their training

Student booed off stage at Cardiff SU’s AGM after opposing ceasefire in Palestine

Jake Enea claims he has faced ‘threats of violence, intimidation, and harassment’

Dogs Trust is looking for Cardiff students to volunteer at its rehoming centre

Missing your dogs whilst at uni? Well, this is the role for you

Jewish Cardiff University student told to ‘hide religion’ due to the Israel-Hamas War

One Israeli woman said she now felt ‘unsafe’ in the city

Cardiff student says she was chased for uni fees and received no support after being raped

Final year student Lily had to take an interruption of study

There has been a confirmed case of meningitis at Cardiff University

The university has said there’s no need for students to be concerned

TikTok sensations The Chocolate Charvas are coming to Cardiff for an exclusive appearance

They’ll be at Circuit on Monday 6th November

Students wearing blue shirts and chinos banned from Cardiff SU after ‘dangerous’ behaviour

No, this isn’t an April Fools joke

‘It’s been a shambles’: Cardiff freshers had their halls offers revoked by the university

Four Cardiff Uni students tell us their experiences

Cardiff Uni to host an event raising awareness about hate crimes and how to report them

It’ll happen in the CSL between 2pm and 4pm tomorrow

Starting at Cardiff Uni? Here’s everything you need to know, according to current students

Don’t come to Cardiff without reading this essential guide

Cardiff Met to offer free Welsh classes to combat the lack of Welsh-medium teachers

Students will be offered the lessons to address the shortage of Welsh-speakers in the education sector

International Swansea Uni students removed from Master’s for paying tuition fees ‘hours late’

Omolade Olaitan, Emmanuel Okohoboh, and Paulette Ojogun now face being deported to Nigeria

Swansea Uni students have been told they will not graduate due to strikes

The uni has said it is unable to determine when all work will be marked

Cardiff Uni staff to have pay withheld if they continue to strike

Cardiff UCU has responded by saying it will ‘create a carnival atmosphere on the picket lines’ at graduation ceremonies

Arrest made after second year Cardiff Met student dies following a suspected hit and run

A man has been arrested for causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop after a collision and failing to report a collision

Welsh police referred to watchdog after CCTV shows officers following bike before fatal crash

It comes after a riot broke out following the death of two teenagers in the crash

Cardiff University lecturers announce another 15 days of strikes before the end of year

The new strikes will take place in July, August and September 2023

Riot breaks out in Cardiff after two teenage boys die in car crash last night

Cars were set alight and several police officers were also injured

Man arrested in connection with the Cardiff crash that killed three people earlier this year

According to police, the man has been arrested for offences regarding the vehicle, not the crash itself

Emergency incident at Cardiff University confirmed to be chemical spill

A number of people are being checked by paramedics but there are no reports of serious injuries

Cardiff student pleads guilty to raping woman during night out last year

Preet Vikal originally plead not guilty but changed his plea after consulting with his family

Lecturer accused of sleeping with students in 2021 now no longer employed by Cardiff Uni

He allegedly boasted on social media about having sex with multiple students

Delivery driver who was hit with his own van in Cathays has died in hospital

Mark Lang was dragged almost half a mile down the road by the van

Man jailed for harassing drag queen who was found dead outside Central Bar in January

Darren Meah-Moore had been chased down a road and faced abuse on social media from Donovan Clarkson

Aberystwyth Uni and Bangor Uni have been shortlisted for University of the Year 2023

Welsh universities have been nominated for 11 out of the 12 award categories

Cathays woman stabbed her ex-boyfriend after accusing him of messaging other women

Hanlon stabbed him in the chest with a knife and hit him over the head with a bottle and an ashtray

New world rankings put Cardiff Uni in the top 100 best universities for 10 subjects

It also scored fifth best in the UK for media and communication studies

This month there will be an additional strike day in Wales, says UCU

Three out of five working days during the week commencing 13th March will be strike days

Trying to buy Welsh Varsity tickets was actual carnage: Here’s all the drama that went down

‘It was the most stressful 20 minutes of my life’

The number of international students in Wales has increased by 83 per cent since 2022

Wales has an intake over 50 per cent higher than the UK average

Wales vs England match is going ahead following a meeting between players and rugby bosses

It comes as over 100 players attended the meeting at the Vale Hotel

Cardiff Met student died after falling from Kings’ fire escape, inquest hears

He sustained a fatal head injury and died at the scene

Strikes to be paused at Welsh unis for a period of two weeks in February and March

Seven days of strike action will put on hold

Cardiff, Swansea and Newport all ranked in the top 10 safest towns and cities in the UK

No Welsh town or city made it into the top 10 least safest

Sweet child of wine: The Cardiff Wine Passport is back and it’s better than ever

For £25, you can get multiple glasses of wine at up to eight different independent bars

‘Why, why, why?’: Tom Jones’ Delilah to be banned at Wales’ home Six Nations matches

It has been banned due to its supposed glorification of domestic violence

Dick and Dom will be swapping Da Bungalow for Cardiff Students’ Union this Wednesday

Not me playing ‘bogies’ all week with my coursemates

Tributes pour in for Aberystwyth Uni student who died suddenly in December

Rukayat Bukola Akinfolarin was described as an ‘inspritation for all’

He didn’t impress Lord Sugar, but here’s what The Apprentice’s Gregory was like at Aberystwyth

Lord Sugar clearly thought he was cannon fodder

Confirmed: The first day of strikes at Welsh universities will take place in two weeks time

The first strike date will be the 1st February

Aberystwyth Uni is using therapy donkeys during exam season to help students unwind

Students get to pet them for 15 minutes at a time

Welsh government allocates £2.3 million to student mental health services

It comes as the amount of university students declaring mental health problems triples

‘It’s sad it had to come to this’: Welsh unis to strike for 18 days this semester

Strike dates will be confirmed by UCU next week

Taxi app which focuses on women’s safety launched in Cardiff

The company is working with schools and universities across South Wales

Study International ranks Cardiff Uni as one of the best European unis for women in STEM

It praised the university’s focus on diversity and equality

We don’t condone antisemitism but we’ll keep playing Kanye West in our club, says Cardiff SU

The SU will be reviewing the banning of Kanye’s music in the New Year

Cardiff Uni business students to hold a mental health wellness event tomorrow

Events include planting, rock painting and a visit from a support dog

O’Neill’s in Cardiff reverses decision to ban England fans from Wales v England game

It would have left many students unable to visit the establishment

Cardiff University professor told to remove rainbow hat at Qatari stadium

She was told wearing it was against UEFA regulations

Cardiff SU’s Best Dressed: Halloween Edition

From spooky to saucy, Cardiff students really pulled out all the stops this year

Welsh woman who poured faeces on Captain Tom’s memorial will not be jailed

This comes as Ms Budd plead guilty to causing criminal damage

Tesco has increased their meal deal price: This is what Cardiff students think about it

‘How am I meant to live, laugh and love in these conditions?’

Cardiff University generated £3.7 billion for the UK economy in a single year

This is the highest since the university started recording this data

Cardiff Uni hires man convicted of strangling woman as live-in worker at Talybont Halls

The uni has launched an investigation into his hiring

Welsh university staff could go on strike over pay and pensions this academic year

Members of all eight Welsh unis took part in the ballot

Cardiff Met student died in his halls from accidental heroin overdose, inquest hears

Dylan Causero was described as ‘beautiful, clever and funny’

New bowling alley that’s open until 3:30am set to open on Cardiff’s Queen Street

There will be a bar and live music

According to Times Higher Education rankings, over half of the students at Cardiff Uni are female

Cardiff really needs to bring some boys to the yard

Cardiff’s current recycling scheme is changing: Here’s what you need to know

Say goodbye to those pesky green bags

The actual David Hasselhoff spotted duetting with a busker in Cardiff city centre

He joined the iconic Cardiff busker, Delboy

Sky Sports’ Jeff Stelling to host a sports quiz at The Claude

All proceeds will go to Macmillan Cancer Support

Welsh student arrested and charged after defacing Captain Tom’s memorial with faeces

She was protesting on behalf of End UK Private Jets

‘It’s a war on women’: Protestors gather in Cardiff city centre to oppose Mahsa Amini’s death

Protestors chanted ‘Freedom for Iran’

Two Cardiff Uni students left homeless after being forced to leave mouldy Keylet flat

They were refunded all the rent they had paid up until that point

Anti-monarchy protestors gathered at Cardiff Castle to oppose the King’s ascension

One sign read ‘Not Our King!’

New statistics show Cathays is the most crime-ridden area in Cardiff

In June 2022, 637 offences were recorded in the area

Help points with direct access to the police will be installed across Cardiff

Further measures will also be taken following a number of incidents across the city

NHS mental health workers to be permanently based at Cardiff Uni’s Centre for Student Life

They will support students from four local universities

Vigil held at the National Museum for Bute Park murder victim, Dr. Gary Jenkins

He was killed in a homophobic attack in July 2021

A vigil was held in Bute Park in memory of Ashling Murphy

It will be there for another week for people to pay their respects

Mark Drakeford announces new COVID-19 rules to come into force in Wales

Self-isolation and Covid Pass rules will be tightened

The man attacked in Bute Park last month has passed away due to injuries

Three people have been charged with his attempted murder

Students in Wales asked to get Covid vaccinations before September

Universities in Wales have made this call amidst plans to resume in-person teaching

Cardiff University student who hid a drug dealer’s gun in a plant pot at her uni halls pleads guilty

She covered it with cement, compost and a rhubarb plant

Cardiff University lecturer suspended after allegedly having sex with students

The lecturer denies all the allegations, claiming he has been falsely accused

Cardiff Bay left trashed for the second time in a week following warm weather

Cardiff Council have called it ‘unacceptable’

Here are the rules pubs in Wales will have to follow when they reopen

You can say goodbye to that 10pm curfew

Cardiff Uni ‘s financial support package for students: Here’s what we know

This will provide financial aid to some of the most vulnerable students

Welsh Government announces new tier 4 restrictions to come into place after Christmas

New restrictions will affect the whole of Wales

Cardiff Uni student filmed by stranger whilst running in Bute Park

This follows a number of incidents of harassment in Cathays

Cardiff University has discovered that mouthwash can eradicate coronavirus in 30 seconds

A clinical trial will be going ahead soon

The ultimate uni from home starter pack every Cardiff student needs

Uni from home has never felt so good

A walk-through Coronavirus testing facility to open on Museum Avenue

The new facility comes after a massive spike in local cases

The 2020 Cardiff Christmas Market dates have been confirmed

Christmas isn’t cancelled just yet

Cardiff SU backtrack on proposal to ‘fire and rehire’ 45 members of staff

One student has called this u-turn a “relief for those affected in these uncertain times.”

A body has been found in the River Taff

He was seen entering the river by the Principality Stadium

Students moved from halls due to potential Legionella outbreak speak up

“A uni sponsored mini vacay.”

A student has made a petition for history exams to be rescheduled

Is he our knight in shining armour?

Cardiff University student charged for seeking advice on Coronavirus

She recently returned from Milan

A drunk student ripped down and stole SU Election banners last night

Candidates have said the banners take hours to make