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Former MLANG student Marc Falconer

“I really can’t recommend it enough” – alumni Marc Falconer explains The Cardiff Award

12 February 2016

We always encourage our students to get involved in as many aspects of university life as possible.

Professor Claire Gorrara appears on the BBC programme, The Wales Report

Head of School lends voice to language learning debate

4 February 2016

Head of School, Professor Claire Gorrara appeared on the BBC programme, The Wales Report this week to discuss the recent decline in the number of pupils in Wales who are opting to learn a modern foreign language.

Enthusiastic students participate at the language study day

Passion for languages ignited at university study day

21 January 2016

In December we reported news of an initiative supported by Welsh Government to tackle the decline in modern foreign language learning

Professor Diarmait Mac giolla chriost  delivering his keynote address

Multilingual matters at international language conference

13 January 2016

The School of Modern Languages welcomed the new year by hosting the international conference of the Association of University Language Centres (AULC) at Cardiff’s iconic Millennium Stadium.

Hilary Potter

German lecturer secures publication subsidy for first book

12 January 2016

German lecturer, Dr Hilary Potter has recently been awarded a publication subsidy by the Association for German Studies Great Britain and Ireland.

Robert Lodge

Final year student scoops inaugural essay prize

4 December 2015

Final year student Robert Lodge announced as the inaugural winner of the student essay competition.

Students with globe

Tackling the decline in modern foreign languages

3 December 2015

Four Welsh universities announce programme to tackle ‘serious decline’ in foreign language take up.

German parliamentarians

Bundestag parliamentarian group visit Cardiff to meet German language learners

24 November 2015

Three German MPs met with 17 students of German from the School of Modern Languages.

Emile Zola

Dr Kate Griffiths acts as academic consultant on ambitious BBC Radio drama

18 November 2015

Dr Kate Griffiths played a major role as an academic consultant on a ground-breaking radio adaptation.

Portuguese flag

Portuguese ambassador visits Wales

16 November 2015

Mr Joao de Vallera will formally launch Wales's first degree in Portuguese at a ‘Festival of Portuguese Culture’ event