Aston University
Aston University
On behalf of the Routes into Languages National Networks for Translation & Interpreting and in collaboration with Routes into Languages, Aston University warmly invites you to a national event “Careers in Translation and Interpreting” to be held at Aston University from 12.45pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday 25th November 2015. at Aston University

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Careers in Translation & Interpreting

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Event Summary:

On behalf of the Routes into Languages National Networks for Translation & Interpreting and in collaboration with Routes into Languages, Aston University warmly invites you to a national event “Careers in Translation and Interpreting” to be held at Aston University from 12.45pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday 25th November 2015.

Full Event Details:

25th November 2015, Aston University, Birmingham
On behalf of the Routes into Languages National Networks for Translation & Interpreting and in collaboration with Routes into Languages West Midlands, Aston University warmly invites you to a national event entitled “Careers in Translation and Interpreting” to be held at Aston University from 12.45pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday 25th November 2015.
The event is aimed at sixth form and undergraduate students who are thinking of a career in the translation and interpreting industry. Participants will hear from employers, alumni and current translation students about becoming a translator or interpreter and the many exciting job opportunities in the translation and interpreting industry
Throughout the event, participants can talk to industry representatives in a separate exhibition room, and there will be refreshments and a networking session later in the afternoon to talk to the speakers and other visitors personally. The day will round up with three practical taster sessions where participants themselves can have a go at interpreting and translation.
The event is free and open to students of any university in the UK, as well as sixth form students from across the West Midlands.



Suitable For:

Individuals (Enquiry not required to be through a school)

Duration:

Half Day

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Minimum number of students:

1

Institution Profile:

Aston, a research-led University, was founded in 1895. It has been recognised as a University since 1966 and is renowned for its excellent teaching quality and significant ties to industry, government and commerce. Based in the centre of Birmingham, it boasts a 40 acre-campus with academic, social and accommodation facilities. The University’s student population of just over 8,800 comes from more than 120 countries.

This University is dedicated to superior education with innovative programmes. The five main areas of study at the University are Aston Business School; the School of Engineering and Applied Science; the School of Languages and Social Sciences; the School of Life and Health Sciences; and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Academic strengths

The University is committed to providing high quality, innovative programmes, which meet the needs of the professional world and prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Aston University is consistently highly ranked in various league/rankings tables.

The following subject areas have been assessed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as Excellent (marks over 22 out of 24): business and management; biological sciences; French; German; optometry; pharmacy; and psychology.

Most of our bachelor’s degrees offer you the choice to study on sandwich courses, which include a paid work placement or a study year at a partner institution. The work placement provides the opportunity to put knowledge into practice whilst gaining valuable professional experience to enhance your employment prospects.

Aston Graduates are highly sought after by many major international companies, and the University is consistently at the top of the league tables for graduate employment.




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