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Welsh school pupils recognised in language learning initiative

18 Mai 2016

The first cohort of school pupils to benefit from a Welsh Government initiative to encourage modern language learning will be celebrated this week at a recognition event held at Cardiff University.

Dorota Goluch receives her ESLA

Translation lecturer named ‘Student Rep Coordinator of the year’

13 Mai 2016

The School of Modern Languages is proud to announce that Dorota Goluch, Lecturer in Translation has been named as ‘Student Rep Coordinator of the year’ at the 2016 Enriching Student Life Awards (ESLA).

Jenny Rathbone, Patrick Osborne, David TC Davies and Alex Moscovici

EU referendum debate helps students hear both sides

12 Mai 2016

The European Union (EU) referendum which will take place on 23 June has been billed as the biggest political decision of a generation. However, many people are still undecided about how they will cast their vote on that day.

Books by Dr António Agostinho Neto

School hosts book launch for Angolan cultural foundation

10 Mai 2016

We pride ourselves on offering our students so much more than language skills when they sign up to one of our courses.

A German Passport

Doing business in Germany… and beyond!

27 Ebrill 2016

All our students have the opportunity to work abroad in their third year for a company or organisation that works in their chosen language of study.

Emma in Italy on her year abroad

Year abroad experience wins Adversity Award for final year student

4 Ebrill 2016

Spending a year abroad is a life changing experience for many modern languages students.

Enriching Student Lives Award logo

Staff and students recognised in annual awards shortlist

21 Mawrth 2016

At the end of each academic year, Cardiff University celebrates the hard work of students and staff by holding the annual Enriching Student Life Awards.

Postcards created for British Academy event

School of Modern Languages present at British Academy event on mobility, identity and translation

4 Mawrth 2016

Loredana Polezzi, Professor of Translation Studies, spoke at The British Academy in February, to present the work of the ‘Transnationalizing Modern Languages: Mobility, Identity and Translation in Modern Italian Cultures’ project.

A dragon dance at this year's Chinese New Year celebrations

The Year of the Monkey: Confucius Institute celebrates!

1 Mawrth 2016

The University’s Confucius Institute has welcomed the Chinese New Year this February with a range of events and activities designed to bring Chinese culture to the city of Cardiff.

Students of Kyoritsu Women’s University

Cardiff welcomes Japanese visitors for cultural exchange workshop

29 Chwefror 2016

This month, students studying Japanese in Cardiff had the unique opportunity to practice their chosen language of study with a group of students visiting from Japan.

Former MLANG student Marc Falconer

“I really can’t recommend it enough” – alumni Marc Falconer explains The Cardiff Award

12 Chwefror 2016

We always encourage our students to get involved in as many aspects of university life as possible.

Professor Claire Gorrara appears on the BBC programme, The Wales Report

Head of School lends voice to language learning debate

4 Chwefror 2016

Head of School, Professor Claire Gorrara appeared on the BBC programme, The Wales Report this week to discuss the recent decline in the number of pupils in Wales who are opting to learn a modern foreign language.

Enthusiastic students participate at the language study day

Passion for languages ignited at university study day

21 Ionawr 2016

In December we reported news of an initiative supported by Welsh Government to tackle the decline in modern foreign language learning

Professor Diarmait Mac giolla chriost  delivering his keynote address

Multilingual matters at international language conference

13 Ionawr 2016

The School of Modern Languages welcomed the new year by hosting the international conference of the Association of University Language Centres (AULC) at Cardiff’s iconic Millennium Stadium.

Hilary Potter

German lecturer secures publication subsidy for first book

12 Ionawr 2016

German lecturer, Dr Hilary Potter has recently been awarded a publication subsidy by the Association for German Studies Great Britain and Ireland.

Robert Lodge

Final year student scoops inaugural essay prize

4 Rhagfyr 2015

Final year student Robert Lodge announced as the inaugural winner of the student essay competition.

Students with globe

Tackling the decline in modern foreign languages

3 Rhagfyr 2015

Four Welsh universities announce programme to tackle ‘serious decline’ in foreign language take up.

German parliamentarians

Bundestag parliamentarian group visit Cardiff to meet German language learners

24 Tachwedd 2015

Three German MPs met with 17 students of German from the School of Modern Languages.

Emile Zola

Dr Kate Griffiths acts as academic consultant on ambitious BBC Radio drama

18 Tachwedd 2015

Dr Kate Griffiths played a major role as an academic consultant on a ground-breaking radio adaptation.

Portuguese flag

Portuguese ambassador visits Wales

16 Tachwedd 2015

Mr Joao de Vallera will formally launch Wales's first degree in Portuguese at a ‘Festival of Portuguese Culture’ event