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His Excellency HE Mr Koji Tsuruoka, guests and welcome party at the School of Modern Languages

School of Modern Languages welcomes Ambassador to only Japanese programme in Wales

22 November 2016

His Excellency HE Mr Koji Tsuruoka, Japanese Ambassador visited the School of Modern Languages this month to meet with staff and students who are involved with or studying our Japanese programme.

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Confucius Institute brings world’s most spoken language to Wales

18 November 2016

The global aspirations of young people in Wales are being boosted by a teacher training scheme

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Translating language into a stronger society

1 November 2016

Experts aim to shed light on ‘complex’ linguistic landscape of Namibia

The winning photo entries for 2016

Creatively capturing students’ year abroad experiences

31 October 2016

Our students have a fantastic time on their year abroad; living and working in beautiful and fascinating destinations across the world.

Globes

Pan-Wales language network secured by Welsh university partners

12 October 2016

Essential funding for Wales’ sole modern languages network has been secured by Cardiff and Bangor universities

Dr Christopher Hood

British Association for Japanese Studies appoints Cardiff scholar as President

7 October 2016

Dr Christopher Hood, Reader in Japanese Studies was recently appointed President of the British Association for Japanese Studies (BAJS).

Translation

Tapping into translation

6 October 2016

University creates new free online course

Caribbean Threads

Caribbean threads

6 October 2016

How female fabric peddlers shape identity in the Caribbean

Language partners work together

Become a language partner with Languages for All!

30 September 2016

Are you a fluent or advanced speaker of a language that isn’t English? Meet new people, improve your English and discover other cultures by becoming a language partner.

Shandong Academy of Social Sciences delegation

Chinese delegation visits Cardiff for potential collaboration opportunities

28 September 2016

This month, the School of Modern Languages welcomed a delegation of Chinese academics to Cardiff.

New Head of School, Professor Rachael Langford

Former Director of Research appointed to Head of School position

27 September 2016

Cardiff University’s School of Modern Languages has recently appointed its former Director of Research, Professor Rachael Langford as the new Head of School.

LFA student studying

Keen to learn a new language?

8 September 2016

Keen to learn a language alongside your undergraduate or postgraduate programme?Sign up for a Languages for All (LfA) course! LfA will be holding weekly courses in eight languages from the first week of October.

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Portuguese-American food culture project awarded funding by Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation

22 August 2016

Dr Rhian Atkin, Senior Lecturer in Portuguese, has been awarded funding of €15,000 by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in Portugal.

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Increase in student satisfaction scores for School of Modern Languages

16 August 2016

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

Dr Christopher Hood is presented with his Certificate of Commendation by the Ambassador of Japan, Koji Tsuruoka.

Japanese Ambassador presents Cardiff Reader with Certificate of Commendation

2 August 2016

Dr Christopher Hood, Reader in Japanese Studies was recently presented with a Certificate of Commendation by the Ambassador of Japan, Koji Tsuruoka.

Students take part in an interactive guided tour of the National Museum of Wales’ current WW1 exhibition ‘War’s Hell!’ The Battle of Mametz Wood in Art.

‘Willkommen’ to Welsh school pupils keen to learn about German

1 August 2016

This July we welcomed over 100 school pupils to Cardiff to celebrate all aspects of German Life at our ‘Wales Think German’ Conference.

Modern Languages students enjoy their post graduation reception

Class of 2016 honoured in graduation ceremony and reception

22 July 2016

The School of Modern Languages held its 2016 Graduation ceremony on 14 July 2016 at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.

A Spanish culinary feast

Santander announces volunteer competition for Cardiff undergraduates

5 July 2016

Are you a student who has volunteered in a Spanish-speaking country during your year abroad? If so, Santander Universities, through Hispanic Studies at Cardiff University, has announced a fantastic competition to win £500 which is open to Cardiff undergraduates.

Translation Professor joins delegation to Namibia for Phoenix Project visit

Translation Professor joins delegation to Namibia for Phoenix Project visit

4 July 2016

This June Loredana Polezzi, Professor of Translation Studies, visited Namibia as part of the Phoenix Project.

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EU Referendum and the ongoing importance of studying languages and culture

1 July 2016

The teaching and learning of modern languages at Cardiff University is a central part of the University’s mission and this will not change with the result of the UK’s referendum on membership of the European Union.