Awards | 16.08.2013

The Translation People presents Achievement in Translation Award at Aston University

The Translation People presented the Achievement in Translation Award at Aston University Birmingham in July. The award, which honours outstanding achievements while studying translation, has been an integral part of the Translation People’s cooperation with Aston University over the last nine years. This year Sally Edwards was the well-deserved winner. Jasmin Schneider (Operations Manager) awarded…

News | 07.08.2012

Politecnico di Milano to teach in English

The Politecnico di Milano, one of the top Universities in Italy has revealed that as from 2014 the majority of its courses will no longer be taught in Italian, with English becoming the principal teaching language. With the European crisis and mounting concerns for the Euro continuing, graduates are finding it increasingly difficult to find…

News | 22.06.2012

Houston breakthrough heralds new age of professional translation for sign language

Professional translation services typically concern the mother tongues of major world economies – English, French, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese, to name just a few. However, a new kind of professional translation could soon be possible thanks to an electronic breakthrough developed in Houston. While MyVoice may sound like a NASA innovation, it was actually designed…

Universities | 04.04.2012

Jasmin Schneider gives presentation at Aston University

Operations Manager Jasmin Schneider recently gave a presentation at Aston University about employment within the languages industry, and gave students advice on their applications. Aston University is one of a limited number of universities in the UK offering a course specifically for translation studies. The Translation People have a long standing relationship with the university,…

Universities | 01.09.2011

Excellence in translation at Salford

Last July saw Alan White from The Translation People visit Salford University once again to present the award for Best Translation Student from the University’s MA and BA programmes. The yearly award, presented at the Lowry Centre in Salford Quays, is in recognition of the need to promote excellence in language studies in order to…

Translation Industry News | 18.08.2009

What qualifications do I need to become a translator?

Translators come from any number of backgrounds, some start translating immediately after leaving university, while others work for the majority of their lives in a completely different career and begin to translate later in life. Retired accountants, lawyers and doctors all play an important role in the translation industry; they bring the essential combination of…

Company news | 08.07.2009

The Relationship between Freelance Translators and Translation Agencies

Many freelancer translators see translation agencies as unnecessary to the translation process and prefer to work direct with the end clients. However in our experience agency contacts are useful for any freelancer to have and can generate lucrative revenue streams.  Sam Bennett, Branch Manager, with Hugh Fraser, Convenor, ITI Scottish Network It was with this…

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