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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. The launch was hosted by Cardiff U …

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. The Language Hub is a dedicated learning zone for students’ independent language learning, and is …

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. (from left to right) Professor Clair …

Final year language student makes Language Undergraduate of the Year shortlist

18 March 2015

The School of Modern Languages is thrilled to announce that one of our final year Law and French students, Alice Reilly has reached the final stage of the Languages Undergraduate of the Year competition. The national competition is organised annually b …

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. Tell us about Japan: The …

School of Modern Languages ranks seventh in UK

18 December 2014

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 educa …

Cardiff teams up with Beijing Normal University to launch Joint College and flagship degree programme

4 December 2014

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 …

Birthday Rap for Nicanor Parra

11 November 2014

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 excel …

School of Modern Languages to play its part in flagship University project

31 October 2014

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, th …

Italian Ambassador visits Cardiff University

22 October 2014

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 …

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