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Staff and students recognised in annual awards shortlist

21 March 2016

At the end of each academic year, Cardiff University celebrates the hard work of students and staff by holding the annual Enriching Student Life Awards.

Postcards created for British Academy event

School of Modern Languages present at British Academy event on mobility, identity and translation

4 March 2016

Loredana Polezzi, Professor of Translation Studies, spoke at The British Academy in February, to present the work of the ‘Transnationalizing Modern Languages: Mobility, Identity and Translation in Modern Italian Cultures’ project.

A dragon dance at this year's Chinese New Year celebrations

The Year of the Monkey: Confucius Institute celebrates!

1 March 2016

The University’s Confucius Institute has welcomed the Chinese New Year this February with a range of events and activities designed to bring Chinese culture to the city of Cardiff.

Students of Kyoritsu Women’s University

Cardiff welcomes Japanese visitors for cultural exchange workshop

29 February 2016

This month, students studying Japanese in Cardiff had the unique opportunity to practice their chosen language of study with a group of students visiting from Japan.

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.