Samara Brackley is studying French and Italian at the University of Bristol. She lived in Geneva for the first semester of her year abroad, where she studied predominantly in the Faculté de Traduction et Interpretation at the Université de Genève, but also took History of Art and Portuguese units in the Faculté des Lettres. Here is her advice about studying at the University and finding accommodation, plus her top tips for making the most of Geneva while you're there.
Philip studied French and Italian at Queen's University Belfast and spent his year abroad as a Language Assistant in Marseille. He graduated in 1986 and is now working for the United Nations in Geneva.
Lucy is studying BA French Studies and Spanish Studies at Lancaster University and is on her year abroad at La Faculté de traduction et d'interprétation (FTI) of Geneva University, Switzerland, having already spent a semester at the Universidad de Deusto in Bilbao, Spain. Here she passes on her top tips about student life in Geneva; finding somewhere to live, things to do and see in Geneva and the translation school.
Mary studied Interpreting and Translating with French and German Language (Dutch ab initio) at the University of East Anglia and spent her year abroad studying in Geneva and Germersheim. She graduated in 2001 and is now going through the recruitment procedure to become a Lawyer-Linguist at the Court of Justice of the European Communities in Luxembourg.