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Female student wearing Urdd Crown

Urdd Eisteddfod win crowns “surreal” year for student author

25 October 2021

Megan Angharad Hunter adds national youth festival crown to her Welsh book of the year honours

Basil Davies Award for Learn Welsh Cardiff trio

10 September 2021

Learners achieve highest scores in Welsh for Adults examinations

Student wins Wales Book of Year award for debut novel

11 August 2021

Welsh and Philosophy first year penned tu ôl i’r awyr (Y Lolfa) after securing Literature Wales Bursary

University’s Welsh-language ambitions shared at Eisteddfod AmGen 2021

3 August 2021

Introduction to new Welsh Language Academy part of festival coverage

Two young female students sat in a lecture theatre writing notes

Student satisfaction remains high

3 December 2020

High scores in the National Student Survey (2020)

Best in Wales for Celtic Studies

8 July 2020

First in Wales and second in the UK in the 2021 Complete University Guide league tables

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Head of School elected as Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales

8 July 2020

Dr Dylan Foster Evans recognised by the the national academy for the arts and sciences

Boy reading on e reader

Children’s story about Covid-19 translated into Welsh

10 June 2020

Families explore the pandemic’s impact through literature

Student scoops scholarship supporting early career writers

18 February 2020

First-year Welsh and Philosophy student listed among the 2020 Literature Wales Writer’s Bursaries and Mentoring Scheme recipients

Ambassadors for the language

18 February 2020

Students take leading role in promoting Welsh-medium Higher Education

Expanding postgraduate provision with new pathways

17 February 2020

Language Planning and Policy programme draws on School’s expertise and international reputation in language and linguistic fields

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Exploring multilingualism and multi-identities in Wales

19 December 2019

Conference focuses on forging a new creative approach to research and practice in the fields of bilingualism and multilingualism

Rewarding creativity

10 December 2019

Creative Minds Scholarships open to prospective undergraduate students for 2020

MA Scholarship

20 November 2019

Funding available to finance postgraduate study

Full marks for student satisfaction

18 November 2019

100% of final year students satisfied with their overall experience for the second year running

Spotlight on the short story

15 November 2019

New electronic resource for students and academics in the field of contemporary literature launched

Welcoming two new lecturers to the School’s community

12 November 2019

Dr David Callander and alumna Dr Elen Ifan joined the School in September

Honouring Sioned Davies

15 August 2019

New prize named after the influential scholar

Group image of male and female students in their graduation gowns

Bright futures

29 July 2019

Celebrations at the 2019 Graduation ceremony and reception

Eisteddfod 1

University inspired by Welsh culture

22 July 2019

Activities feature Welsh language, poetry, heritage and identity at National Eisteddfod