School of Modern Languages

Cardiff Castle during the Champions League festivities

Language learners gain valuable experience in Champions League festivities

7 July 2017

The Champions League Final came to Cardiff this June and brought with it many exciting opportunities for our language learners!

Spanish culture

Santander announces volunteer competition for Cardiff undergraduates

4 July 2017

Are you a student who has volunteered in a Spanish-speaking country?

Two smiling students

Translation Studies programme ranks highly in 2017 postgraduate survey

23 June 2017

The School has scored an impressive 92% for overall student satisfaction in the 2017 Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey.

Chloe Samuels (centre) is presented with her German Teacher Award by German Ambassador Dr Peter Ammon (left) and renowned writer John le Carré (right).

School of Modern Language’s alumna scoops German Teacher Award accolade

16 June 2017

A former student was recently presented with an award which highlighted her outstanding achievements as a German teacher.

Mr Shinichi Iida, Minister for Public Diplomacy and Media (centre) visits the School of Modern Languages

Japanese Minister visits School for post Brexit lecture

8 June 2017

The School of Modern Languages was honoured to welcome Mr Shinichi Iida, Minister for Public Diplomacy and Media (Embassy of Japan in the UK) to Cardiff this May.

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