Jill studied German at the University of Leeds and spent her year abroad working as an English Language Assistant for the British Council at the Ferdinand-Porsche School in Stuttgart, Germany. She graduated in 2009 and now has a German-speaking role at Procter & Gamble.
Zoe studied German at Cambridge University and spent her year abroad at Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg. She graduated in 2008 and is now an International Manager at a leading international bank.
Richard studied French and German at Queens University Belfast and spent his year abroad as a Language Assistant in Munich. He graduated in 1982 and is now an EU official at the European Commission in Brussels.
Kevin studied German as a mature student at Salford University and spent his year abroad as an Erasmus student at the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (JGU). He graduated in 2008 and is now a freelance translator.
Ilze did an MA in European Studies and International Relations at the University of Dundee and spent her year abroad studying in Grenoble. She graduated in 2009 and is now working as a social policy consultant for the UNICEF research centre in Florence.
Peter studied French and Spanish at Newcastle University and spent his year abroad working in Ecuador and Bordeaux. He graduated in 2009 and is now an officer serving on operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
Richard studied International Management and French at Bath University and spent his year abroad (13 months!) on a work placement at Barclays France, training in international account openings, French loans and mortgages in their office on the Champs-Elysées in Paris. He graduated in 2008 and is now working as an International Development and CSR Manager back in Paris.
Joanna studied French and German at the University of Cambridge and spent her year abroad as a Language Assistant in Western Germany. She graduated in 2008 and is now working at Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcast network in Bonn.
Gemma studied German and Russian at Manchester University and spent her year abroad studying in St. Petersburg, Volgograd, Düsseldorf and Dresden. She graduated in 2011 and is now a German-speaking cabin crew member for an English airline.