Find out more about the exciting things our students have gone on to achieve after graduation.
I chose Sheffield because it was one of the more affordable and one of the safest cities to study in. The Student Union was one of the best in the UK
Kaishan Kong Associate Professor of Chinese, MA Intercultural Communication
Kaishan is an Associate Professor of Chinese and the advisor for the TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) Program at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, U.S.
After having studied and having enjoyed my time so much at Sheffield, everything has fallen into place in terms of my early career
James Hughes Global Marketing Associate, Pernod Ricard, BA Modern Languages & Cultures
James graduated with an undergraduate degree in Languages & Cultures before embarking on a career in marketing.
The University of Sheffield has a lot to offer. Try to make the full use of the resources you have at the university and be proactive
Dan Li PhD student, MA Translation Studies
Dan has had a successful career in translation and education after completing her MA at Sheffield.
Dare to dream big. Never think yourself as not being good enough. Opportunities are for those who are ambitious
Weiqi Zhang Events Coordinator at the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, MA Intercultural Communication
Following her MA in Intercultural Communication, Weiqi took up a position at the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.
Especially for those drawn to careers at international organisations, the importance of gaining fluency in different languages cannot be overstated
Coline Schupfer Associate Policy Officer, Open Society Justice Initiative, LLB Law with French
Coline discusses her time at University, and her subsequent work at the Open Society Justice Initiative.
Ziqian Jiang Marketing Project Manager, MA Intercultural Communication
Ziqian now works as a Marketing Project Manager, having completed an MA in Intercultural Communication.
The main way that my degree helped me was the internship period. The connections and friendships I made led directly to landing my current role
Zoe Jofeh International Admissions, University in Paris, BA Linguistics and Modern Languages & Cultures
Since graduating, Zoe works in the international admissions office at a university in Paris
Leaving home and going far away for university pushed me out of my comfort zone, but it meant I was much better equipped to do what I wanted
Florence McClelland Marketing and Publishing Coordinator, French and Russian BA
Florence works as a Marketing and Publishing Coordinator for Channel View Publications (an independent academic publisher).
My knowledge in intercultural communication helps me build trust with diverse clients working in different sectors and countries
Eri Kikkawa International Sales Executive, MA Intercultural Communication
Eri now works for a Japanese-British media company based in London, which provides business, economic and political news services on the EMEA.
That I found the kind of profession that I can also call my hobby I consider to be a really great achievement
Milda Petraityte Cyber-security consultant, MA in Multilingual Information Management
Milda now works as a cyber-security consultant for companies such as KPMG after completing the MA in Multilingual Information Management.
There's no reason you can't change course; I came to the university as a geography student. But after taking a couple of Russian classes I was hooked!
James Lofthouse Translator, Russian Studies BA, MA Translation Studies (Russian)
James has lived in Tashkent, Uzbekistan where he worked at The British School of Tashkent. He has also translated for a number of NGOs and human rights charities such as "Rights in Russia", and worked for the EU Delegation to Tashkent. He now works for SDL in Sheffield.
Teachers, lecturers and professors really care about their students and try to help them as much as possible
Alexine Zapf Respect Coach, Kolping Akademie, MA Intercultural Communication
Alexine now works at the Kolping Akademie for the Youth Migration Services.
Being surrounded by like-minded people who decided to study the same subject is stimulating for the mind
Giulia Puppo Translation Coordinator at ZOO Digital, MA Screen Translation
Giulia has been working as a Translation Coordinator at ZOO Digital since June 2017 after completing the MA Screen Translation.