Modern Languages alumnus to give 2015 alumni lecture: ‘From Woking to the World’

Modern Languages students with an interest in business and entrepreneurship may wish to attend the 2015 Alumni Lecture, to be given by Southampton Modern Languages alumnus Rosemary Squire OBE (BA Spanish, 1979), joint CEO of the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), the largest live theatre business in the world. The talk will take place in Lecture Theatre A, Building 65, Avenue Campus at 6pm on Thursday 26 February. In her talk, Rosemary will explain how she set up and grew her business and how ATG developed a revolutionary way of working.

For further details about this free talk, and how to book your place, visit the event page in Humanities Events.

Languages and Entrepreneurship

Are you a student or graduate of modern languages? Are you interested in entrepreneurship? If so, you may be interested in reading a recent Higher Education Academy guide, written by modern languages entrepreneur and founder of Third Year Abroad, Lizzie Fane, and entitled ‘Languages and Entrepreneurship: A Guide for Students’. The report aims to support and inspire students who are thinking of starting a business based on their experiences with language, travel or culture.

For further information and to read the report in full, visit the HEA website or the Third Year Abroad website.