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In order to become a student of the University and begin your studies you must complete enrolment. The Enrolment Team in the Academic Registry will contact you three weeks before your exchange programme begins, asking you to complete online enrolment via SIMS. Please complete online enrolment and school enrolment in order to enrol successfully as […]


Cardiff’s School of Modern Languages has been ranked seventh in the UK for the quality of its research, in the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF). The REF assesses and demonstrates the value and impact of research carried out at UK higher education institutions. Cardiff’s ranking sees it placed above Oxford, Cambridge, Bristol and Exeter in […]


Last week, we were pleased to welcome delegates from China’s Beijing Normal University to Cardiff – a visit that potentially marks the start of an exciting new collaborative relationship. As well as President of Beijing Normal University Professor Dong Qi, the delegation from China consisted of Professor Guo Changbao, Dean of the School of Chinese […]


The School would like to thank the delegates and visitors from across the UK, Europe and Chile, who took part in the ‘International Anti-Conference Pro Parra‘. Their contribution to the 2 day International Anti-Conference Pro Parra was undeniably excellent. The conference inspired some great discussions on the work of anti-poet Nicanor Parra; one of the […]


Following the high profile launch of Cardiff University’s five flagship engagement projects last week, we are proud to announce that European foreign policy expert Professor Gordon Cummings will be on the Board of one of the most innovative schemes, the Phoenix Project. Working in line with the Welsh Government’s Wales for Africa programme, this project […]


Last Friday, the Italian department was delighted to welcome the Italian Ambassador to Cardiff University, cementing the close collaboration between the Italian Embassy and the School of Modern Languages. During his visit, Ambassador Terreciano enjoyed a light lunch with Cardiff students learning Italian as part of their degree, Italian students studying at Cardiff as part […]


Rhian Atkin, along with colleagues at the University of Bristol and University College London, has recently been awarded a substantial grant to aid further research in the translation of literatures of small European nations. The AHRC Translating Cultures Research Innovation Grant, worth £186,279, will bring together diverse perspectives on literatures written in Czech and Slovak, […]


The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has announced that three departments within Cardiff University have been recognised for their commitment to advancing gender equality in higher education, and we are proud to be one of them. The School of Modern Languages has achieved Bronze level in the ECU’s trial gender equality charter mark, which signifies the […]


A project that aims to raise the take up of modern languages and promote international student mobility will continue for another year thanks to funding from Cardiff and other universities in Wales. Routes into Languages Cymru  works closely with secondary schools, further education colleges and universities in Wales. It aims to bridge the gap between […]


Following Professor Gorrara’s successful visit to China we are happy to announce plans for the development of a four year Cardiff Beijing Dual Degree programme with the School of Modern Languages and Beijing Normal University. Professor Claire Gorrara describes the visit and exciting developments.