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News Archive 2010-11

The School's news archive for the academic year 2010-11.

Rhys Iorwerth The School’s Eisteddfod Successes


There can’t be many couples who have, between them, won the National Eisteddfod Chair, Crown and Prose Medal. But that’s the claim Cardiff husband and wife T James Jones and Manon Rhys can now make...

flower Summer School


The Welsh for Adults Summer School, held throughout July and August, offers residential and non-residential courses that cater for Welsh learners of all levels and abilities.

manuscript Y Gŵr Cadarn: DVD for Sale


One of the earliest known plays in Welsh has been revived to delight and instruct audiences once again.

pencils Tutor Post


The School of Welsh, Cardiff University is advertising a

tutor post for a 10 month period to begin on 1 September 2011.

books Investing in the National Sabbatical Scheme


The School of Welsh welcomes the Welsh Government’s decision to invest in the National Sabbatical Scheme and is very much looking forward to contributing further to the project.

Llyr Gwyn Lewis Student wins Chair for the second time


Llŷr Gwyn Lewis has won the Chair at the 2011 Urdd Eisteddfod in Swasnea. This is the second year running that Llŷr, a postgraduate student at the School of Welsh, has won the competition.

newspaperCardiff's School of Welsh remains on top of the league


Cardiff's School of Welsh has been ranked best in Britain for Celtic Studies again this year according to The Complete University Guide...

pounds University Undergraduate Scholarships


Congratulations to Osian Gruffydd from the second year and Owain Rhys Lewis from the final year who have won the University Undergraduate Scholarships 2010/11.

microphone Success again for students at Poetry Slam


This year’s Poetry Slam between the students and staff of the School of Welsh was held on Thursday 31 March in Nos Da in Riverside.

elidir PhD student and his new comedy series


Elidir Jones from Bangor is a PhD student in the School of Welsh and the School of English, Communication and Philosophy. He is also one of the scriptwriters for the new comedy series...

senedd roof Colgate students meet Cabinet ministers at the Senedd


Each year, during the spring semester, students from Colgate University, in Madison County, New York, USA come to Cardiff University as part of of a Study Abroad Scheme...

red nose Raising Money for Comic Relief


During the week leading up to Red Nose day on 8 March, the School of Welsh was busy with a week of various fund-raising activities.

chalk Welsh Experience Day for GCSE Students


On Friday 11 March the School of Welsh’s annual Welsh Experience Day was held. More than 30 pupils attended, all of them preparing for their Second Language Welsh GCSE examination.

library Cardiff University opens its new Graduate College


Cardiff University has established a new Graduate College that brings together the work of four previous Graduate Schools and the postgraduate research activity of the University’s Graduate Centre.

heart ‘Speed Dating’ at Cardiff High School


To mark St Dwynwen’s Day (patron saint of Welsh lovers) on 25 January the School of Welsh was invited to take part in a ‘Speed Dating’ event held by Cardiff High School.

books Fitzalan High School ‘Welsh in Business’ Conference


In December the School of Welsh was invited to take part in the annual Welsh in Business Conference at Fitzalan High School, Cardiff.

man reading Annual Tutors of Welsh for Adults' Conference


This week, researchers from the School's research project on Welsh as a second language amongst adults will be holding a workshop as a part of the Annual Tutors of Welsh for Adults' Conference.

face Celebrating the Humanities


Cardiff University has launched a new publication celebrating just some of the stories from the Humanities at Cardiff University.

books Four new scholarships worth £3,000


The new Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol is offering new Welsh medium scholarship schemes for undergraduates.

pounds Scholarships available for Postgraduate Study


The School of Welsh invites applications for 2011/12 postgraduate studentships funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The scholarships are available to students who wish to follow a Master’s course in Celtic Studies or a PhD in Creative Writing...

cursor The School of Welsh on Facebook and Twitter


The School of Welsh is launching its presence on the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter. We are launching a group on Facebook for alumni of the School of Welsh, Cardiff University.

cable Students demonstrate their creative flair


Our students will be at the forefront of this year’s Bay Lit festival. Bay Lit is an annual festival of literary innovation arranged by the Academi...

Jenny Marshall Two new staff members


The School of Welsh welcomes two new staff members. Dr Patrick Carlin and Miss Jennifer Marshall have been appointed as Research Associate and Research Assistant...

book G.J. Williams Memorial Award


Congratulations to Osian Gruffydd and Robert Mansel Lewis from the first year and Lisa Sheppard and Hanna Hopwood from the final year...