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Erasmus & international exchange enrolment information

2 September 2015

All new erasmus and international exchange students need to complete enrolment at Cardiff.

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Capture China in young photographer competition

1 September 2015

Young Photographers competition run by UCL IOE Confucius Institute for Schools is happening again this year.

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Language Exchange Scheme launched

25 August 2015

Meet new people, learn about other cultures and improve your English.

Jane Seymour with Professor Hanna Diamond

Cardiff academic helps Hollywood star trace family tree

21 August 2015

Academic from Cardiff University’s School of Modern Languages contributes to major BBC programme.

4 languages for all students

New Languages for All courses open for applications

17 August 2015

The LfA team are now pleased to announce the application dates for the next set of LfA weekly courses.

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Japanese Studies at Cardiff tops the Russell Group Asian Studies table in National Student Survey

13 August 2015

The School came first in satisfaction for Japanese Studies assessed in Asian Studies.

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Never Work? Conference starts debate on works and its place in contemporary society

3 August 2015

The aim of the conference was to ask what a critique of work might usefully offer us in addressing contemporary social issues in an age of crisis.

Alexia Cowley

Modern Languages student appointed to role in Foreign and Commonwealth Office

23 July 2015

I am going to be a Student Ambassador for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, to provide foreign travel advice to British citizens going abroad.

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Young linguists cause a buzz at Cardiff competition

15 July 2015

This July Cardiff University played host to the Routes into Languages Cymru National Spelling Bee Competition!

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French studies conference converges on Cardiff

8 July 2015

170 delegates attended 56th Society for French Studies Conference.

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Spotlight shone on language talent in Welsh Routes into Languages event

22 June 2015

Routes into Languages Cymru held a showcase event this month to highlight the variety of support available in Wales to encourage young people to learn new languages.

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Modern Languages student takes on three minute thesis challenge!

16 June 2015

Chris Hayes, a current Modern Languages student, recently took part in the national Three Minute Thesis competition, organised by the University Graduate College.

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Santander announces volunteer competition for Cardiff undergraduates

27 May 2015

Santander Universities, through Hispanic Studies at Cardiff University, has announced a fantastic competition to win £500, which is open to Cardiff undergraduates

'Languages for All' students

UK-first ‘Languages for All’ University scheme enrols 2,500 in first year

21 May 2015

More than 2,500 non-language students at Cardiff University have learned a new language completely free of charge in the past year as part of a flagship scheme designed to increase international student mobility.

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"Study in Europe? I'd do it again in a heartbeat!’ says student as Cardiff’s European work placements double in 5 years

8 May 2015

The number of Cardiff University students taking work placements across Europe has more than doubled in five years.

Confucius book launch

Confucius Institute launches children’s guide to Chinese Culture

23 April 2015

An international audience, including representatives from Welsh Government, Cardiff University and the British Council, gathered in Cardiff on Monday to launch a new book for children which celebrates Chinese culture.

Languages for All students

Cardiff University students gain access to new interactive Language Hub

9 April 2015

This March, Senghennydd Library hosted the launch of an exciting new Languages Hub open to all students who are learning a language at Cardiff University.

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School of Modern Languages welcomes French Ambassador

27 March 2015

The School of Modern Languages was honoured to host a visit to Cardiff University by the French Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Her Excellency Sylvie Bermann on 16 March 2015.

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Final year student makes Language Undergraduate of the Year shortlist

18 March 2015

Alice Reilly reached the final stage of the Languages Undergraduate of the Year competition.

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Dr Christopher Hood discusses new book ‘Japan: The Basics’

16 March 2015

Dr Christopher Hood’s book Japan: The Basics has been a mainstay on the charts of Amazon Japan for weeks. We spoke to Dr Hood, Reader in Japanese Studies at the School of Modern Languages to find out more about his latest book.