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Celebrating the Class of 2017!

26 Gorffennaf 2017

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

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

The ceremony was followed by a post-graduation reception attended by over 300 people in the grounds of the University’s Main Building. Guests enjoyed prosecco, cake and strawberries while they mingled with staff and celebrated students’ achievements.

Head of School Professor Rachael Langford welcomed the guests to Cardiff and congratulated all graduands for their hard work during the years that they had studied at the School.

Following her speech, Professor Langford went on to present a number of prizes to both undergraduates, postgraduates and staff who had been recognised for their achievements within a variety of areas. They were as follows:

Year Abroad Essay 2015-16:
Claire Billingham
Lucy Hatton
Jack Pankhurst

Mollie Williams Prizes:
For distinction in oral proficiency in German:
Laura Cox

Best performance in written German language papers in Final Year exams:
Jack Pankhurst

Best performance by a Final Year student in German option modules:
Alex Cunningham

Olwen Reckert Prize: Scholarship for Spanish Postgraduate study:
Joshua Emanuel

Remo Catani Prize: best ab initio performance in Italian:
Claire Billingham

Marika Gillespie Prize: best UG dissertation:
Nora Syversen

Sakura Prize:
Outstanding Presentation in Final Year Japanese Oral Assesment:

Kathrin Ruddel

Postgraduate Prizes:
Best Dissertation:

Spencer Russ

Best Annotated Translation Project:
Schweta Venkat

Staff Award:
Most Inspiring Teacher Award

Carlos Sanz Mingo
Nadia Nebot
Kate Griffiths
Gordon Cumming

We hope all students and their family members enjoyed our celebrations and we wish the graduating class of 2017 the very best for the future.

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