UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES)


Rita Seregelyi

Rita was born and raised in Kaposvár, Hungary and lived there until she moved to Budapest to study acting and drama at the Theatrum Academy of Performing Arts where she earned a BA, and then at Eötvös Loránd University where she earned an MA in Hungarian Language Linguistics and Literature. She then worked as a teacher and language coordinator at a private bilingual school in Budapest until she moved to London. In London she has taught from nursery age to adults. She has been a teacher and Chair of Trustees of Eszter Szudóczki Hungarian Language School. In the UK she secured Qualified Teacher Status, and she has worked with IBDP Hungarian students as well. She is also a teacher of the Hungarian Children and Parent Group in London where she has run courses on Hungarian language but also on drama and performing arts and offered courses leading to Hungarian language qualifications. Since 2020 she is a Hungarian as a Foreign Language evening short course teacher at UCL- SSEES.

Besides teaching and schools, Rita has also worked as an actress, a volleyball referee and as a Data Speech Evaluator at Google through Adecco.