School of Modern Languages

Phoenix Project Filmmakers

Namibian filmmakers’ Chapter screening

13 November 2017

Two short films shown as part of residency in Wales supported by Cardiff University

Threlford Cup

Languages in schools mentoring scheme honoured

8 November 2017

Chartered Institute of Linguists awards Threlford Cup to Modern Foreign Languages Mentoring Scheme

Essay winner Anna (right) with her sister Katie with Doris during their visit to Bolivia.

Santander awards essay prize to two aspiring medics

7 November 2017

Two Medicine students have been awarded joint first prize in this year’s Santander ‘Inspire’ Essay Competition.

Andrew Dowling

Spain and the Catalan Crisis: Dr Andrew Dowling

27 October 2017

Senior lecturer in Hispanic Studies, Dr Andrew Dowling has recently shared his thoughts and knowledge of the Catalan referendum across a range of digital and print based media channels.

Professor W. John Morgan and Professor Qing Gu to introduce their new book, the Handbook of Education in China

‘Education in China’ book launch

10 October 2017

Cardiff Confucius Institute welcomed Professor W. John Morgan and Professor Qing Gu to introduce their new book, the Handbook of Education in China.

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams launching the Spanish Embassy Education Office (SEEO) and the Goethe Institut London satellite office at the School of Modern Languages

Cabinet Secretary for Education visits School to launch new collaborative language office

21 September 2017

Cabinet Secretary for Education, Kirsty Williams visited the School of Modern Languages this week to learn more about two new collaborative partnerships which aim to increase and aid the professional development of language teachers in Wales.

Spelling Bee winners 2017

School spellers lead the way in multilingual competition

18 August 2017

Pupils from over 30 Welsh schools caused a buzz this July by competing against each other in the Routes into Languages Spelling Bee.

School of Modern Language graduates enjoy their post graduation reception this July

Celebrating the Class of 2017!

26 July 2017

The School of Modern Languages held its 2017 Graduation ceremony on 21 July 2016 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

Professor Chris Pountain speaking at a lectern

Best practice shared at first Cardiff language learning colloquium

24 July 2017

A colloquium for best practice in language learning and teaching was hosted by the School of Modern Languages this June.

Students at the Taste of Japanese event

A taste of Japan comes to Cardiff for young language learners

10 July 2017

School pupils from across Wales visited Cardiff University this month to learn more about Japanese culture and language.

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.