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Open afternoon, Wednesday 15 June 2016
6 June 2016
Join us for our MA Conference Interpreting (MACINT) Open afternoon: 2 - 4.30pm, Wednesday 15 June 2016 in the Conference Interpreting Lab, 4th floor of the South wing in the Samuel Alexander building.

Kirsten Coope runs first virtual class with SCIC
25 January 2016
Kirsten Coope (Lecturer in Interpreting) ran our first virtual class with the European Commission Interpreting Services on Monday, 15 February.

A second European Commission short course
25 January 2016
We are delighted to have welcomed another group of SCIC trainees to Manchester. Five Mongolian trainees joined us on 11 January and are enjoying a busy programme of lectures, interpreting classes and English enhancement sessions.

European Commission Speech Repository Steering Committee
13 January 2016
We are delighted to to have been asked to represent all non-EMCI Universities on the Speech Repository Steering Committee which meets annually in Brussels.

European Commission Short Course
17 December 2015
On Monday 23 November nine Chinese trainees joined us from DG Interpretation at the European Commission for a three week short course in Manchester.

Conference Interpreting @ Manchester
17 December 2015
MACINT have a Blog where we will collate students and colleagues experiences about their jobs, courses they've been on and tips they'd pass on.

Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence to fund expert speakers
6 July 2015
We're delighted that Catriona Howard, MACINT interpreter trainer, has been awarded some money by the Manchester Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence to invite four expert speakers in to deliver talks and Q&A sessions.

Exciting changes to our course design
6 July 2015
After much hard work, we are proud to announce a number of very exciting changes to our course design. They will kick in in the next academic year (commencing September 2015) and we are convinced they will make a real difference to our students.

New interpreting suites for September 2015
6 July 2015
We have just had confirmation that by September 2015 we will have two brand new interpreting suites for our students to train in. A training suite with six booths and a conference room with eight fitted booths and video-conferencing equipment.

Students get to practice at the International Maritime Organisation
3 July 2015
This summer twelve MA Conference Interpreting students will have the opportunity to "dummy booth" at the International Maritime Organisation in London. They will get to practice simultaneous interpreting with the microphone off.

Webinar session about careers for linguists
3 July 2015
On Friday 10 July, interpreter trainer, Catriona Howard, will be taking part in a webinar on working as a translator or interpreter: Routes into Languages is launching a series of webinars covering the topic of employability for language students.