John studied Spanish and Accounting at Newcastle University and spent his year abroad as a Language Assistant through the British Council and Spanish Ministry of Education in Fuenlabrada, Madrid. He graduated in 2006 and is now a fully-qualified interpreter in the forces.
Helen studied Spanish and French at the University of Exeter and spent ten months of her year abroad as an English Language Assistant in Mexico. She graduated in 2006 and is now a journalist for BBC Sport.
Aline did European Studies at the University of Reading and spent her year abroad working in Strasbourg, Turin and Rome. She graduated in 2006 and now works as a researcher at the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial.
Ella studied Modern Languages (Italian and French) at Oxford University and spent her year abroad studying in Bologna and working as an intern in a Paris law firm. She graduated in 2006 and, after working in finance, is now a wine journalist and consultant.