Anne-Sophie at UEA

Three years of my life as an EU student of English Literature at the University of East Anglia,England.

Reflection on Being a Student Blogger

When I received an email at the very beginning of my first year of university, explaining that my university’s Marketing team were looking for student willing to start blogs and … Continue reading

9 December, 2017 · 1 Comment

BCLT Internship Update

My blog is not dead! Apologies, apologies! This is an extremely late post about something I’ve been meaning to write about for over a month – but I have an … Continue reading

27 August, 2017 · 6 Comments


After a week, I am finally writing this post. I’ve been thinking about it the whole time and rehearsed it over and over again in my head over the past … Continue reading

25 July, 2017 · 5 Comments

UEA FLY Festival 2017

As mentioned previously in my blog, I had the opportunity to be part of the 5th UEA FLY Festival, a literature festival for young people, as a trainee! FLY took … Continue reading

17 July, 2017 · 1 Comment

UEA FLY Festival: Poetry with a Punch

I just got home from an amazing day: the first day of the UEA Fly Festival! It’s finally started! I didn’t know about it until I started a press traineeship … Continue reading

10 July, 2017 · Leave a comment

UEA FLY Festival: A Reconciliation with Shakespeare and Drama

During my second year of a BA in English Literature at UEA, I took a module in Shakespeare, despite knowing that I was never a big fan of theatre and … Continue reading

13 June, 2017 · Leave a comment

FLY Festival Traineeship

More exciting news: I’m a trainee for the FLY festival! The FLY festival is a festival of literature for young people organised by UEA and taking place in Norwich in … Continue reading

11 June, 2017 · 3 Comments

Big C Internship

Over the past few weeks, my life has been a series of unexpected and amazing news! To be honest, I still have trouble believing this is all real and worry … Continue reading

28 May, 2017 · 8 Comments

BCLT Internship

This post is the first of a series of excellent news! I got an internship with the British Centre for Literary Translation at UEA! I first heard of the BCLT … Continue reading

22 May, 2017 · 2 Comments

I’m a Volunteer for the Wellbeing Service!

I am finally a volunteer for the Wellbeing Service, a partner of Norwich Mind, and I can’t say how happy and proud I feel! 🙂 I’d been trying to join … Continue reading

18 November, 2016 · 1 Comment

I’m a Student Ambassador!

I am a student Ambassador for UEA!  😀 I was starting to lose hope and thought I’d failed the interview but it turns out my mobile was being stupid and … Continue reading

10 November, 2016 · 3 Comments

UEA Open Day

On the 10th of September, I worked for the Open Day on campus! I’d already done it once last September and, despite being a car park assistant on a rainy … Continue reading

21 September, 2016 · 7 Comments

Quarter-Life Crisis

On my blog, I often say that university can be tough but always end up focusing on all the good aspects or focus on the work I’ve been doing or … Continue reading

26 August, 2016 · 2 Comments

Working With Words 2016: Hopes for the Future, or Broken Dreams?

The Working With Words conference was a day-long event taking place yesterday on campus. This event was organised by the UEA Career Central and featured over forty speakers (most of … Continue reading

29 February, 2016 · Leave a comment

(Un)Translating French novel ‘Dominique’

Genesis For the Reading and Writing Translations module I took last semester, we were quite free regarding our essays and I had so much fun writing it! There were many different … Continue reading

30 December, 2015 · 5 Comments

Recruitment & Opportunities Fair

Today I went to the Recruitment and Opportunities Fair in the Sportspark! I’ve been quite stressed and worried recently about internships and my future in general as I explained in … Continue reading

22 October, 2015 · 1 Comment

Being a Volunteer Translator for Banana Link

I am in my second year of university and now is time for me to think seriously about my future career, internships and work experience. I first heard about Banana … Continue reading

20 October, 2015 · 1 Comment

UEA Open Day and Freshers Helpers

On the 12th of September, I worked for UEA at the Open Day! I’d actually applied for it months ago and had already attended the training session last semester. One … Continue reading

21 September, 2015 · 1 Comment

Volunteering for Banana Link

I am now a translator volunteer for Banana Link! 😀 I already mentioned them in my February article about Global Opportunities Week. Banana Link is a nonprofit co-operative based in Norwich: … Continue reading

28 June, 2015 · 2 Comments

Working With Words

“Working with Words” was a series of job-related talks organised by UEA’s Career Central: they talked about tons of different things, from writing science to music, publishing and even how … Continue reading

11 March, 2015 · 1 Comment

Global Opportunities Week

Last week was the Global Opportunities Week at UEA — and there was some stuff about “careers using languages”: lots of employers and students were advertising for volunteering opportunities and … Continue reading

21 February, 2015 · 1 Comment
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