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Adam Kosa

From MOOC to MA

11 November 2019

A Hungarian student with a love of languages has recently enrolled at the School of Modern Languages after successfully completing an online course in Translation.

Pan Wales Language network appoints new director

6 November 2019

Dr Liz Wren-Owens has been appointed as the new Academic Director for collaborative outreach project, Routes into Languages Cymru.

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Getting Better at Doing Good: A Toolkit for Measuring NGO Progress

31 October 2019

Data collection and analysis “vital” to survival of voluntary sector, says academic

Senegalese Ambassador returns to Cardiff to visit School of Modern Languages

15 October 2019

This September, the School of Modern Languages welcomed Professor Cheikh Ahmadou Dieng, Ambassador of The Republic of Senegal to Cardiff.

Museum of the Liberation of Paris – General Leclerc Museum – Jean Moulin Museum

Cardiff University historian contributes to new Second World War Museum in Paris

20 August 2019

Academic’s research making an impact in France

School of Modern Languages plays host to Chinese celebratory symposium

14 August 2019

A celebration of Chinese language, culture and arts came to Cardiff this July in an event which aimed to enhance intercultural communication between the East and the West.

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European partners eager to learn from language mentor successes

22 July 2019

A pioneering mentoring initiative, led by the School of Modern Languages, is now sharing best practice with partners across Europe.

New Spanish lecture series begins with Almodóvar insights

8 July 2019

The School of Modern Languages hosted the first in a series of lectures to celebrate Spanish culture this May.

Confucius Institute classes prepare teachers for new curriculum

10 June 2019

A group of South Wales teachers are broadening their horizons by signing up for Mandarin lessons with the Cardiff Confucius Institute.

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Ranking success

1 May 2019

Cardiff University claims top spot in Wales in The Complete University Guide 2020

School of Modern Languages welcomes Olivette Otele to Cardiff

5 March 2019

This February, Professor Olivette Otele, the UK’s first black female history professor was invited to speak to staff and students at Cardiff University.

Cardiff language learners meet Senegalese peers in virtual exchange project

1 February 2019

A new online platform to aid interaction between language learners and native speakers has facilitated its first exchange between students from Cardiff and Senegal.

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Inspiring a love of languages

10 January 2019

Pioneering Welsh scheme receives funding to expand into England

Working with Translation - taster course begins in 2019

12 December 2018

A free online course which stresses the importance of translation will be launching its fifth session at the start of 2019.

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Language education for a global future

9 November 2018

Nurturing multilingualism vital for social cohesion, says report

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Creative Multilingualism Day serves up taste of language learning

1 November 2018

Exciting career options and a range of personal benefits were showcased this October when school pupils from across Wales attended an event in aid of the Cardiff-Oxford Creative Multilingualism Day.

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Pupils urged to study languages

10 October 2018

Benefits of languages highlighted in event run by Cardiff and Oxford universities

The first cohort of students to study Portuguese at the School pictured here with Programme Director, Dr Rhian Atkin (centre) and Louise Ormerod (third from left).

Anglo-Portuguese Society announces Cardiff graduate as winner of annual student award

19 September 2018

A Modern Languages graduate who joined the School as a novice Portuguese speaker has been announced as the winner of a prestigious best student award.

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Languages for All - free weekly language courses

7 September 2018

Would you like to learn a language or improve your existing skills alongside your degree for free?

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School of Modern Languages celebrates success in annual student survey

16 August 2018

The School of Modern Languages has achieved a significant increase in student satisfaction in this year’s National Student Survey (NSS) results.