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School Newsletter Summer 2014 [4.39 MB]

The latest news from the School

Language and identity in modern Wales


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


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.

Strengthening the future of Welsh language journalism - launching a new course from the School


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.

alt text School of Welsh entertains the adults at the Cardiff Children’s Literature Festival


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.

pounds School of Welsh offers scholarships worth £100,000


This is the largest amount ever offered by the School, reflecting its commitment to ensuring opportunities for further study are available to all and that funding is not an impediment.

pounds Second-language students revise with the School of Welsh


Cardiff University's School of Welsh welcomed almost 170 Yr. 12 and 13 second language students for a revision day on Friday January 23rd 2015.

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


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).

pounds Cardiff rewards creativity!


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

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


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.

Loti FlowersLiving history – student steps back in time to the Tudor era


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.

book Novel on The Bookcase


Rhyw Flodau Rhyfel, the début 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.

running Cardiff Half Marathon


Congratulations to all School of Welsh staff who ran this year’s Cardiff Half Marathon. On Sunday 5 October Lowri Davies, Kelly Morgan, Glyn Wise and Geoff Wright

pounds 2014-15 Scholarship winners


There are a number of generous scholarships available for those who wish to study at the School of Welsh, Cardiff University. Congratulations to our first year students who have won this year’s scholarships.

patagonia Hola from Patagonia!


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.

colours Cardiff Welsh Course


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.