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Spotlight shone on language talent in Welsh Routes into Languages event

22 June 2015

Routes into Languages Cymru held a showcase event this month to highlight the variety of support available in Wales to encourage young people to learn new languages. Routes into Languages Cymru is a collaborative outreach project that aims to increase …

Modern Languages student takes on three minute thesis challenge

16 June 2015

Chris Hayes, a current Modern Languages student, recently took part in the national Three Minute Thesis competition, organised by the University Graduate College. The competition requires PHD students to condense their theses into three minute speeches …

Santander announces volunteer competition for Cardiff undergraduates

27 May 2015

Are you a student who has volunteered in a Spanish-speaking country during your year abroad? If so, Santander Universities, through Hispanic Studies at Cardiff University, has announced a fantastic competition to win £500 which is open to Cardiff under …

UK-first ‘Languages for All’ University scheme enrols 2,500 in first year

26 May 2015

More than 2,500 non-language students at Cardiff University have learned a new language completely free of charge in the past year as part of a flagship scheme designed to increase international student mobility. The University’s Languages for All sche …

“Study in Europe? I’d do it again in a heartbeat!’ says student as Cardiff’s European work placements double in 5 years

8 May 2015

The number of Cardiff University students taking work placements across Europe has more than doubled in five years. To mark Europe Day (9 May 2015), the University is highlighting figures showing the growing popularity of placements at European organis …

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 …

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