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Four in a row – students victorious in this year’s Stomp

11 June 2015

A Stomp was held between students and staff from the School of Welsh on Wednesday June 10th. Held at The Crwys pub, Rhys Iorwerth and Osian Rhys Jones acted as masters of ceremonies for the evening.

A home for new and emerging literary talent – The School of Welsh celebrates the winners of the Book of the Year Awards 2015

8 June 2015

Dr Llŷr Gwyn Lewis, a lecturer and alumnus of the School of Welsh, was celebrating last week after winning the Creative Factual category at the 2015 Book of the Year Awards.

Green impact award for Professional Services staff

5 June 2015

The School’s Professional Services staff received a Bronze Award in the National Union of Students Green Impact Awards.

School of Welsh alumna wins the 2015 Geraint George Scholarship

2 June 2015

Sioned James, originally from Swansea, has been named the winner of the 2015 Geraint George Scholarship. The announcement was made at the Urdd Eisteddfod at the end of May.

The School of Welsh welcomes the Estonian Ambassador

22 May 2015

Cardiff University’s School of Welsh played host to His Excellency Mr Lauri Bambus, Estonian Ambassador to the UK, on Friday May 22nd 2015.

Books on a library shelf

School of Welsh celebrating success with Book of the Year Award nominations for staff and alumni

13 May 2015

Cardiff University's School of Welsh is celebrating staff and alumni nominations in the 2015 Book of the Year Award.

Language and identity in modern Wales

11 May 2015

Lisa Sheppard, from Cardiff University’s School of Welsh, will participate in a discussion on the role and importance of language in shaping identity and nationality, following a performance of A Good Clean Heart by Alun Saunders.

Minority language rights: understanding legislation and the law

28 April 2015

An expert research symposium, hosted by the Language, Policy & Planning Research Unit, at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University, was held on Tuesday April 28th 2015.

Scholarships available for a Patagonian adventure

18 March 2015

Cardiff University’s School of Welsh, with funding provided by Banco Santander, is offering two scholarships worth £3,000 for two undergraduate students to travel to Patagonia for a month of work experience this summer.

Welsh language journalism

Strengthening the future of Welsh language journalism – Launching a new course from the School

13 March 2015

The importance of skilled and trained Welsh language journalists needed to support a healthy and effective Welsh media industry was the topic of discussion at a panel event at Cardiff University this week.

Colgate students meet Cabinet ministers at the Senedd

13 March 2015

Each year, during the spring semester, students from Colgate University, in Madison County, New York, USA come to Cardiff University as part of a Study Abroad Scheme. In addition to their own degree subjects at Colgate, students are given a unique once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study modules at the School of Welsh which focus on the language and culture of Wales.

Something for everyone – School of Welsh entertains the adults at the Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival

5 March 2015

Authors and young readers will gather in the capital for the third annual Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival between March 24th and 29th 2015. However, the adults won’t be left out of the fun with special sessions hosted by Cardiff University’s School of Welsh.

REF 2014

Cardiff University’s School of Welsh rated best in Wales and 7th in the UK

18 December 2014

Cardiff’s School of Welsh has been ranked best in Wales, and 7th in the UK, for the quality of its research, in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF).

Cardiff rewards creativity!

10 November 2014

This year the School of Welsh, Cardiff University, is launching a new set of scholarships that will challenge the creativity of prospective students.

‘Hello Mr President’ – The School of Welsh celebrates with Ireland’s head of state

30 October 2014

Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, was in Wales for an official two-day visit along with his wife Sabina to celebrate the political, economic, educational and cultural connections between the two countries.

Living history - student steps back in time to the Tudor era

29 October 2014

Loti Flowers, a student from Crynant near Neath, will be swapping the life of a University student for that of a kitchen maid in the Tudor era with a new S4C living history programme, Y Llys.

Novel on The Bookcase

30 September 2014

Rhyw Flodau Rhyfel, the debut novel of Dr Llŷr Gwyn Lewis, a lecturer at the School of Welsh, has been chosen as one of the volumes of The Bookcase this year.

Sixth form pupils prepare for A-Levels with the School of Welsh

17 September 2014

It was a busy week for the School of Welsh last week as we hosted the Cardiff Welsh Course – a two day course for students in South-west and South-east Wales who are studying Welsh A-Level and AS Level.

Celebrating links with Patagonia

Celebrating links with Patagonia

15 August 2014

Research and teaching links with the Welsh settlement recognised

Hola from Patagonia!

17 April 2014

Two students won scholarships from the School of Welsh, through the generosity of the Santander Universities scheme, to travel to Patagonia during the summer recess.