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News Archive 2007-08

The School's news archive for the academic year 2007-08.

Anni Llŷn who won the Solo Singing at the Eisteddfod Sparkling success at the National Eisteddfod


Congratulations to our students who were extremely successful at this year's Eisteddfod...


Past students at the re-union A special re-union


A re-union for past students of the School was held to celebrate the University and the School's 125th birthday...


Dr E. Wyn James New book volume launched


The very first volume in the series "Gwerin Gwlad" (Folk Life) was launched at the Eisteddfod this year...


Rhodri MorganFirst Minister for Wales visits the School


The International Ballad Conference was officially opened by the First Minister, Rhodri Morgan...


Dr E. Wyn James Dr E. Wyn James and the Gorsedd of Bards


Dr E Wyn James will be admitted to the Gorsedd of Bards at the National Eisteddfod in Cardiff this summer.


Professor Colin Williams Research grant to study official language regulation


Professor Colin Williams has been awarded a grant of £6337 by the British Academy to investigate systems of language regulation in the USA, Canada and Ireland...


Eirian Jones Eirian Jones is awarded an MPhil


Congratulations to Eirian Jones on being awarded an MPhil. The title of her dissertation was 'B. T. Hopkins - Bardd Gwlad?'.


Huw FoulkesHuw Foulkes wins the Drama Medal


Many congratulations to Huw Foulkes who won the Drama Medal in the Urdd Eisteddfod.


Cath PughCath Pugh is awarded with an MA in Welsh Ethnological Studies


Many congratulations to Cath Pugh, School Administrator, who has been awarded an MA in Ethnological Studies, with distinction.


Success in Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships


The School of Welsh Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships worth £400 each for 2008-09 have been awarded.


Mabinogion Paperback version of the Mabinogion published


A new paperback version of Professor Sioned Davies' translation of the Mabinogion tales was published today in the World's Classics series (Oxford University Press).


Poems and Pints to celebrate St David's Day


To celebrate St David's Day, a merry evening of poems and pints took place at the Students Union.


Ifan Pleming Success at the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod!


Congratulations to our students who excelled in the Creative Writing competitions at the Inter-Collegiate Eisteddfod held at Trinity College Carmarthen.


Juliette Wood Dr Juliette Wood participates in Melvyn Bragg's Radio 4 programme 'In Our Time'


Dr Juliette Wood, an Associate Lecturer at the School, participated in a programme on the myth of the Fisher King on Melvyn Bragg's 'In Our time' (BBC Radio 4).


Undergraduate Scholarships awarded on basis of performance


Congratulations to Llyr Lewis (Year 2) and Huw Foulkes (Year 3), who have been awarded scholarships.


Launch of publications and two websites


A reception was held to launch the latest websites and publications of members of staff, in the company of Rhodri Glyn Thomas AM, Minister for Heritage.


Cardiff University Scholarships awarded to new students


Congratulations to four of our new undergraduate students, Hanna Hopwood, Lisa Williams, Catrin Fflur Jones and Caryl Pritchard, who have been awarded the 2007 Cardiff University Scholarships.