National Network for Interpreting news

Careers in Interpreting and Translation, Leeds

Date: 16th February 2012

Our ‘Careers in Interpreting and Translation’ event took place on 15 February at the University of Leeds. About 150 students, including undergraduates from regional universities, filled a lecture theatre to listen to employers and postgraduate alumni speak inspiringly about translation and interpreting from their own personal experience. Panellists ranged from staff of EU institutions, the UN and the British Refugee Council, to former students freelancing in interpreting, translation and subtitling.

NNI presents at the LLAS e-learning symposium

Date: 7th February 2011

For those who couldn’t attend the conference in Southampton, some excellent speakers were present; the NNI contribution along with all sessions can now be seen on the LLAS website.

A new year with the NNI

Date: 17th January 2011

With 2011 well under way, there is plenty to look forward to in the calender. Events include participation in the LLAS e-Learning Symposium (27, 28 Jan, University of Southampton), a chance to see interpreting in action with a new season of Interpreting Mock Conferences, plus Careers Days and postgraduate open evenings at partner institutions.

The NNI in print!

Date: 14th January 2011

The NNI has recently featured in two notable journals. An article appeared in the Autumn 2010 edition of the Scottish Language Review, reporting on our 18 June trainer and teacher event, Engaging Tomorrow’s Interpreters (see the NNI page Event Highlights section for more on this).

NNI at ALT-C 2010

Date: 20th August 2010

ALT-C is the largest annual e-learning event in the UK attended by the crème de la crème of instructional designers and learning technologists (more than 500 of them usually), so it really is a big deal.   You can imagine how proud the NNI project was to be present at ALT-C 2010 with three (yes, you have heard us right: THREE) different NNI instalments: