School of Modern Languages

A selection of images taken during the Annual Conference of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland (AHGBI).

Association of Hispanists welcomed in Cardiff for annual conference

23 May 2017

Cardiff was the host city for this year’s Annual Conference of the Association of Hispanists of Great Britain and Ireland (AHGBI)

Welcome in a number of languages

Funding boost for language mentoring project

16 May 2017

Pupils in rural parts of Wales to connect with student mentors

Professor Loredana Polezzi, Fellow of the Learned Society for Wales.

Learned Society of Wales elects Translation Professor to Fellowship

10 May 2017

Professor Loredana Polezzi has been elected Fellow of the prestigious Learned Society for Wales.

Stefan Berger who has joined the School as an Honorary Professor.

School welcomes back German colleague as Honorary Professor

18 April 2017

Esteemed German scholar, Stefan Berger has recently joined the School of Modern Languages as an Honorary Professor.

A Languages for All class

Brush up on your language skills this summer

13 April 2017

Take advantage of our free Languages for All courses before you leave, and improve in a language you already know or one you’ve always wanted to learn.

Dr Haili Ma, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Dean of the Beijing Normal-Cardiff Chinese College.

Chinese lecturer is invited to speak at the EU Global Challenge Forum

10 April 2017

Dr Haili Ma, Senior Lecturer in Chinese Studies and Dean of the Beijing Normal-Cardiff Chinese College, has been invited to speak at the EU Global Challenge Forum – Ahead of the Curve which takes place in Berlin this May.

 The subtle and beautiful art of tea making.

Tea and Wine: A Shared Passion

17 March 2017

The drinking of tea and wine are two pastimes that have long been adopted in the UK, despite originating in two different countries.

Professor Rachael Langford and members of the Spanish department meet representatives from the Spanish Embassy Education Office.

Spanish Embassy Education office signs first partnership agreement in Wales

7 March 2017

This February saw the confirmation of a collaborative partnership between Cardiff University and the Spanish Embassy Education Office (SEEO).

Pupils visiting the School of Modern Languages on a study day organised by our students.

School pupils gain taste for modern languages during student led study day

22 February 2017

This January we opened our doors to over 80 school pupils, keen to experience more about learning languages at University.

PhD student Miranda Emmerson who is celebrating the publication of her new novel.

Student celebrates first novel while carrying out collaborative PhD at School

26 January 2017

A School of Modern Languages postgraduate student is currently celebrating the publication of her first novel in the UK, USA and Canada.

Dr Gonçalo Cordeiro of the University of Macau during his visit to the School of Modern Languages.

School welcomes Dr Gonçalo Cordeiro of the University of Macau to Cardiff

23 January 2017

Dr Gonçalo Cordeiro of the University of Macau visited the School of Modern Languages in December.

Students celebrate at a Routes into Languages Spelling Bee competition

Evaluate Routes into Languages Cymru through unique PhD studentship

10 January 2017

The School of Modern Languages has recently teamed up with the British Council to offer a unique studentship which will evaluate the effectiveness of Wales’ sole language outreach programme.

A delegation from Xiamen University visit the School of Modern Languages, home to Cardiff's Confucius Institute.

Mandarin students showcase language skills to Chinese University partners

4 January 2017

Students studying Mandarin were recently given the opportunity to practise their language skills in-front of a prestigious audience of Chinese academics.

The LfA team

Language for All shortlisted in prestigious Times Higher Education Awards

5 December 2016

The University's unique Languages for All (LfA) programme was recently shortlisted in this year's prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) Awards.

Woman in classroom with two young girls

Modern Languages Student Mentoring Project

30 November 2016

Cabinet Secretary for Education sees programme in action

Lewis MacDonald

Cardiff student sets up online resource for keen language learners

29 November 2016

Lewis Macdonald, a postgraduate student at the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies has set up a new online resource for language learners in Cardiff.

His Excellency HE Mr Koji Tsuruoka, guests and welcome party at the School of Modern Languages

School of Modern Languages welcomes Ambassador to only Japanese programme in Wales

22 November 2016

His Excellency HE Mr Koji Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador visited the School of Modern Languages this month to meet with staff and students who are involved with or studying our Japanese programme.

Confucius Institute - group shot

Confucius Institute brings world’s most spoken language to Wales

18 November 2016

The global aspirations of young people in Wales are being boosted by a teacher training scheme

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Translating language into a stronger society

1 November 2016

Experts aim to shed light on ‘complex’ linguistic landscape of Namibia

The winning photo entries for 2016

Creatively capturing students’ year abroad experiences

31 October 2016

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