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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.

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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.

A range of publications by staff at Cardiff University School of Welsh.

Celebrating staff publications

30 January 2014

School of Welsh launches staff publications.

Man using a computer in Welsh

Saving minority languages from digital extinction

23 January 2014

First Minister Carwyn Jones: “We cannot allow the language to be left behind by the latest technologies”.

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Boost for Cardiff as new term gets underway

26 September 2013

Five lecturers appointed through the Coleg's Academic Staffing Scheme

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The School of Welsh in the Eisteddfod

2 August 2013

From poetry and book launches to talks on fracking and diseases of the brain; Cardiff University's line up for this year's Eisteddfod promises to be both entertaining and stimulating.

Improving standards of Welsh in the classroom

7 December 2012

Welsh Sabbatical Scheme participants recognised for their achievements.

Modern languages

12 November 2012

Studying through the medium of Welsh.