The Hotel on Wheels – The Night Train Experience

I’m Harvey, I’m a Final Year German student, and I’m also the Publicity Officer and German Editor! This time last year, I was en route to the wonderful little town of Tübingen, around 40 minutes away from Stuttgart, to start my year abroad. I decided to take the easy option and fly out in September,…

Stammtisch: More than just a Beer with Strangers

Hi I’m Roberta, a fourth year French, German and Russian student, returning from my year (ish) abroad in Erfurt and Moscow.  This year I will be undertaking the role of Treasurer for the Linguist Magazine. As an avid networker, I am eager to get involved with such a cultural and international community in Birmingham, especially…

Living the Valencian Dream

I am Emily, this year’s Secretary of the Linguist. I am going into my second year of studying Spanish and Italian. I cannot wait to see what this year has in store for the magazine! Someone once asked me if I could relive any day in my life, what day would it be? I thought…

Per Ardua Ad Alta – Through Difficulties to Glory

By Cornelia Sennewald (Originally published in Culture, Issue 17 May 2016) Before I came to Birmingham, I was not the person I am now. I had started studying English and Art at the University of Cologne in order to become a teacher. In September 2015, I was granted the opportunity to continue my studies at…

Que ha passat al departament català recentment?

Emma Bralic Velho Tots els divendres tenim classe de català cada tarda. El divendres, 14 febrer, vam jugar el ‘Dobble’! Era molt util i una manera molt divertit per practicar el nostre vocabulari. Va ser molt intens perquè era necessari que reaccionéssim ràpidament! Desafortunadament, la nostra alumna Nicky va quasi sempre guanyar! Quin merder! –…