I just stumbled across this brilliant video of interviews with Modern Language graduates after their graduation ceremony at the University of Birmingham.
It's such a great opportunity to get feedback from graduates about their course, and to find out about the opportunities their university degree has opened up for their future, I'm surprised we don't see more of these videos online!
Emma Dukes, 21, is studying History and American & Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham, and has spent her year abroad (2011/12) at the University of Ottawa in Canada. You can follow her on Twitter @emma_dukes, and here is her survival guide to making the most of your year abroad in Ottawa.
Simon is studying Law with French at Birmingham University, and is currently on his year abroad as an Erasmus student studying Law in Bordeaux. Here he passes on his advice about how networking can help you open doors and make your own luck - to help you have more fun, and improve your degree and career prospects, and international network of friends.
Hannah is studying English Literature and French at the University of Birmingham, and will be spending her year abroad studying at Toulouse II-Le Mirail in Toulouse. To keep herself positive through the paperwork, she has written the top ten benefits she has to look forward to...
Simon is studying Law with French at Birmingham University, and is currently on his year abroad as an Erasmus student studying Law in Bordeaux. Here he passes on some advice about making the most of your free time abroad by exploiting discounted student rates to travel to historical and cultural city centres, and getting lost in your new city to discover its hidden gems.
Paul read Russian Studies at the University of Birmingham. He spent five months of his year abroad in Yaroslavl', Russia, studying at a private language school for international students and then five months in the city of Tver' (Russia) at the Tver' State University. He graduated in 2009 and is now a senior bookseller at Waterstones.