Laura is earning her MA in International Journalism at City, University of London, specialising in Broadcast. She holds a BA (Hons, 2:1) in Modern Languages and Cultures (Arabic and Spanish) from Durham University. She speaks fluent Spanish and French and some Arabic. Laura spent a year intensively studying Arabic at Damascus University. She worked in Communications for an NGO in Colombia and has over two years experience teaching English as a Foreign Language, in Mexico and Vietnam. She will specialise in Humanitarian reporting next term. In addition to International Affairs, Laura is passionate about music and theatre.