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News Archive 2012-13

The School's news archive for the academic year 2012-13.

Plaid CymruVictory for former student in Anglesey by-election


Rhun ap Iorwerth, a former student at the School of Welsh, has won the Anglesey seat in the Assembly by-election. 

punnoeddColeg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol PhD Scholarship


The School of Welsh at Cardiff University is pleased to invite applications from individuals who are interested in studying for the Welsh-medium doctorate above.


punnoeddMA Scholarships


The School of Welsh is pleased to invite applications for MA Scholarships funded by Cardiff University. The scholarships will be awarded in the form of a £3,000 tuition fee discount.


Wyn JamesNew Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales


Congratulations to Professor Colin H Williams and Dr E. Wyn James who have been elected as Fellows of the Learned Society of Wales this year.


Angharad NaylorEnriching Student Life Awards Shortlist


Congratulations to Dr Angharad Naylor, a lecturer responsible for the second language cohort in the School of Welsh, who has been shortlisted for the Enriching Student Life Awards as ‘Most helpful member of staff’.

Ceri ElenThreefold success for PhD student


It has been a successful Spring for School of Welsh PhD (Creative Writing) student Ceri Elen Morris whose creative work is acknowledged across Britain and has recently culminated in three great achievements.

Colin WilliamsCommission to review community-level language promotion


The School of Welsh has won a commission of £23,000 from the Welsh Government to conduct a review with Sbectrwm Cyf of the work of the Mentrau Iaith, the Language Action Plan and the Amman Valley Welsh Language Project.

poundsInternational Fund Scholarships


The School of Welsh invites applications for International Fund Scholarships funded by Cardiff University. 

Awen SchiavoneMPhil student wins Voice of Humanities prize


Awen Schiavone, one of our MPhil students, won the prize for best poster and presentation at this year’s Voice of Humanities Conference. 

Gwyl Llen PlantCardiff Children’s Literature Festival


School of Welsh, Cardiff University’s Contribution

Walter Brooks Walter Brooks is awarded a PhD


Congratulations to Walter Ariel Brooks who has successfully completed his PhD...

logo fitzalan Fitzalan High School 'Welsh in Business' Conference


On 8 February 2013, the School of Welsh was invited to take part in the annual ‘Welsh in Business’ conference...

Second Language Revision Day


A revision day for second language pupils was hosted at the School last week.  

alt text Cnoi Draenogod


Three graduates from the School of Welsh are taking part in a poetry and music show celebrating the Romany Gypsy in Wales. 

pounds President's PhD Scholarships: (Re)-Constructing Multiculturalism


The School of Welsh invites applications for President's Research Scholarships on the theme of (Re)-Constructing Multiculturalism funded by Cardiff University.

Ceri Elen Student’s work on the screen


A film by one of our research students will appear on S4C over the Christmas period. Ceri Elen is the writer of ‘Pianissimo’ which will appear at 9.00pm on Boxing Day.

Lowri Davies Launching the Welsh Sabbatical Scheme


On Thursday 4 December 2012 the School of Welsh held the Welsh Language Sabbatical Scheme’s annual awards ceremony in Aberdare Hall, Corbett Road...

Angharad Naylor in fancy dress Raising Money for Children In Need


During the week leading up to Children in Need on 16 November, the School of Welsh were busy raising money with various activities.

Elin Blake Winning the crown at the Powys Eisteddfod


A student at the School of Welsh has won the crown at the Powys Eisteddfod. Elin Blake is in her final year studying for a degree in Welsh and Music and is taking the Creative Writing module...

Juliette Wood The Holy Grail - History and Legend


On Wednesday 17 October Dr Juliette Wood, associate lecturer at the School of Welsh, will be launching her latest volume The Holy Grail - History and Legend.