Derek Wong


Derek Wong
Hong Kong; London
Durham University

Durham University Lifestyle, Campus Culture, Guides, Student News, Society, Pop Culture, Mental Health, Fashion, Sport, Travel

  • Derek is a student contributor for the Tab where he creates stories for the site on his own or by collaborating with other contributors
  • Derek specialises in exploring stories related to Durham Student Life but is open to different types of writing
  • In his free time, Derek loves to play tennis and make travel plans for the holidays


Derek comes from a private blogging background and applied his writing skills to other university websites and blogs during his first-year of study. This has led to Derek joining the Tab during his second-year of study and explore different styles of writing.


Derek is a third year student at Durham University where he studies Law. He intends to pursue a career as a media law specialist. Derek also speaks Spanish, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) and French to a working proficiency.


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