The Editor Team 2020

Our Editor team work closely with our writers and proofreaders to select content for the magazine. Let’s get to know them!


Hi, I’m Rachael and I’m going into my final year of studying German, Spanish, and Portuguese here at UoB. I’ve got a lot of love for languages and a keen eye for Grammar, making my role as English Proofreader the perfect fit for me!
I’m Georgia, a third year French, Spanish and Russian student. This year I’m editing Life and Style and the Russian section. Apart from Languages, my biggest passion is the environment!
My name is Emily and I’m a final year Modern Languages student. This year, I’ll be editing the Portuguese section. My favourite hobbies are painting and running.
I’m Camille a third year French and Spanish student. This year I’ll be taking the role of French editor and English language Proof-reader. My favourite hobbies are gymnastics and playing piano.

Hi I’m Emma! I absolutely loved being the UoB Linguist’s Chair last year and I am proud of how far we’ve come. I wanted to maintain my connection to the magazine during my Year Abroad, and I’m really looking forward to editing Catalan and Culture articles, whilst exploring Catalonia myself on my year Abroad!
My name is Franca, I’m a final year Italian student returning from studying abroad. This year I’m going to be the Italian section editor. My favourite hobbies are cooking, reading, and travelling!
I’m Elsie, a final year Music and Hispanic Studies student returning from my Year Abroad in Salamanca. This year I will be Current Affairs Editor for the UoB Linguist. In my downtime I love singing and learning about new places to travel to!

Hi I’m Harvey, I’m a Final Year German student returning from my Year Abroad in Tübingen. This year, I’ll be running Events and Social Media, as well as editing the German Section. In my free time, I enjoy Politics and gaming.

I’m Megan, I’m a final year International Relations student returning from my Year Abroad in Madrid and to my role as Spanish section editor for the UoB Linguist! In my free time I love to travel, learn about different cultures, and be active in Politics.
Hello everyone, I’m Emma! I’m a Spanish and Chinese with Business Management student going into my third year. I’m thrilled to be taking on the Food and Drink Editor role whilst on my Year Abroad. I love baking, stationery, reading, and rewatching Peep Show.
Hi I’m Chloe, a final year French and History student. I’m excited to be the Travel Editor this year, as I’m interested in travelling, cooking, and music!
I’m Becca and I’m a third year Music student. I grew up in Singapore, and I’ll be taking the role of Mandarin Editor for the UoB Linguist. I like to write songs and edit videos in my spare time.

Featured Articles


  • A day at the Carnival
    My name is Franca Filipik and I’m the current Italian section editor for the UoB Linguist Magazine. I study Italian and Translation and, before the global pandemic, I was studying abroad in Italy. Whilst on my Year Abroad I had…
  • My year abroad in Madrid: the perfect Spanish culture and language immersion experience
    I’m Megan, the current Spanish section editor of the Linguist. I am a final year International Relations student, having just completed my year abroad (well, most of it) in Madrid. Despite being cut short by the Coronavirus pandemic, my year…
  • The Buda-best time in Hungary’s capital
    I’m Camille, the French Editor and one of the proof-readers for the UoB Linguist Magazine. I am a third year Modern Languages student hoping to spend my year abroad in Strasbourg, France and Granada, Spain. As a French and Spanish…