Anne-Sophie at UEA

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

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 · 4 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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