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.

Globalising the university ‘at home’

University of Southampton was host to a successful HEA-sponsored seminar on the theme of internationalisation, entitled: ‘Globalising the university ‘at home’: implications and recommendations for the curriculum, staff and students’, on Wednesday 5th March 2014.

Further information about this event can be found on the Higher Education Academy website.

Modern Languages expertise recognised

Five lecturers from the University’s Faculty of Humanities, including four from Modern Languages, have been recognised for their achievements in education. Dr Veronica Spencer (Film), Ali Dickens (LLAS) and Julie Watson (eLanguages) have been awarded Senior Fellowships of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and Kate Borthwick (LLAS) and Erika Corradini (LLAS) are now Fellows.