Yr Ysgol Ieithoedd Modern

The winning photo entries for 2016

Creatively capturing students’ year abroad experiences

31 Hydref 2016

Our students have a fantastic time on their year abroad; living and working in beautiful and fascinating destinations across the world.

Globes

Partneriaid Prifysgolion Cymru yn diogelu Rhwydwaith Iaith Cymru gyfan

12 Hydref 2016

Prifysgolion Caerdydd a Bangor wedi cael gafael ar arian hanfodol ar gyfer yr unig rwydwaith ieithoedd modern yng Nghymru

Dr Christopher Hood

British Association for Japanese Studies appoints Cardiff scholar as President

7 Hydref 2016

Dr Christopher Hood, Reader in Japanese Studies was recently appointed President of the British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS).

Translation

Manteisio ar gyfieithu

6 Hydref 2016

Y Brifysgol yn lansio cwrs ar-lein rhad ac am ddim

Caribbean Threads

Edau'r Caribî

6 Hydref 2016

Dylanwad menywod sy'n gwerthu ffabrig ar hunaniaeth yn y Caribî

Language partners work together

Become a language partner with Languages for All!

30 Medi 2016

Are you a fluent or advanced speaker of a language that isn’t English? Meet new people, improve your English and discover other cultures by becoming a language partner.

Shandong Academy of Social Sciences delegation

Chinese delegation visits Cardiff for potential collaboration opportunities

28 Medi 2016

This month, the School of Modern Languages welcomed a delegation of Chinese academics to Cardiff.

New Head of School, Professor Rachael Langford

Former Director of Research appointed to Head of School position

27 Medi 2016

The School of Modern Languages has recently appointed its former Director of Research, Professor Rachael Langford as the new Head of School.

LFA student studying

Keen to learn a new language?

8 Medi 2016

Keen to learn a language alongside your undergraduate or postgraduate programme?Sign up for a Languages for All (LfA) course! LfA will be holding weekly courses in eight languages from the first week of October.

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation logo

Portuguese-American food culture project awarded funding by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

22 Awst 2016

Dr Rhian Atkin, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese, has been awarded funding of €15,000 by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Portugal.

NSS logo

Increase in student satisfaction scores for School of Modern Languages

16 Awst 2016

The School of Modern Languages has achieved a significant increase in student satisfaction in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) results.

Dr Christopher Hood is presented with his Certificate of Commendation by the Ambassador of Japan, Koji Tsuruoka.

Japanese Ambassador presents Cardiff Reader with Certificate of Commendation

2 Awst 2016

Dr Christopher Hood, Reader in Japanese Studies was recently presented with a Certificate of Commendation by the Ambassador of Japan, Koji Tsuruoka.

Students take part in an interactive guided tour of the National Museum of Wales’ current WW1 exhibition ‘War’s Hell!’ The Battle of Mametz Wood in Art.

‘Willkommen’ to Welsh school pupils keen to learn about German

1 Awst 2016

This July we welcomed over 100 school pupils to Cardiff to celebrate all aspects of German Life at our ‘Wales Think German’ Conference.

Modern Languages students enjoy their post graduation reception

Class of 2016 honoured in graduation ceremony and reception

22 Gorffennaf 2016

The School of Modern Languages held its 2016 Graduation ceremony on 14 July 2016 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

A Spanish culinary feast

Santander announces volunteer competition for Cardiff undergraduates

5 Gorffennaf 2016

Are you a student who has volunteered in a Spanish-speaking country during your year abroad? If so, Santander Universities, through Hispanic Studies at Cardiff University, has announced a fantastic competition to win £500 which is open to Cardiff undergraduates.

Translation Professor joins delegation to Namibia for Phoenix Project visit

Translation Professor joins delegation to Namibia for Phoenix Project visit

4 Gorffennaf 2016

This June Loredana Polezzi, Professor of Translation Studies, visited Namibia as part of the Phoenix Project.

The EU and UK flags

EU Referendum and the ongoing importance of studying languages and culture

1 Gorffennaf 2016

The teaching and learning of modern languages at Cardiff University is a central part of the University’s mission and this will not change with the result of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union.

Think German

Think German – Cardiff hosts German culture and language conference

16 Mehefin 2016

An event at Cardiff University this July will celebrate all aspects of German life to help promote the teaching and learning of the language throughout Wales.

Portuguese flag

Portuguese programme leader delivers keynote at Brazilian embassy event

15 Mehefin 2016

This May, Programme leader for Portuguese, Dr Rhian Atkin was invited to present a keynote talk at the Embassy of Brazil, London on the annual Day of the Portuguese Language.

Marc Schweissinger

German lecturer awarded publishing contract for analysis of German literature

14 Mehefin 2016

German lecturer, Marc Schweissinger has recently secured a publishing contract with Peter Lang Publishers to write a new book as part of their series German life and civilisation.