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Community, Language, Student experience, Undergraduate

‘Ewch Amdani’ – What has doing a degree in Welsh given me?

Posted on 29 June 2020 by Rhys Phillips

Maia Rogers will graduate this summer. In a recent post shared via her personal blog, she reflected on what her experience as a second-language Welsh student at the School of Welsh was like. With Maia’s permission, we’re re-posting her blog here. Read about what she thinks her degree has given her and about the new
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Community, Culture, Student experience, Undergraduate

Adventure in the Andes!

Posted on 20 December 2019 by Rhys Phillips

This year, five undergraduate students visited Patagonia thanks to funding from the School of Welsh and Banco Santander. Here, Sara Rowlands, a Welsh and Journalism student, shares her experience of travelling and working in the Gwladfa. It was an honour for me to receive one of the Santander scholarships from the School of Welsh, and
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Engagement, Language, Professional, Teaching

Welsh in a Year

Posted on 5 November 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Mathias Maurer took part in the ‘Welsh in a Year’ sabbatical scheme at Cardiff University from September 2018 to July 2019. After various previous attempts at learning Welsh, this was the scheme that finally allowed him to turn into a confident Welsh speaker and teacher. Part of my role as primary teacher in the English
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Culture, Language, Policy, Postgraduate, Research and innovation

The potential of polyglots

Posted on 29 October 2019 by Rhys Phillips

PhD student Kaisa Pankakoski tells us about her research and why we should invest in multilingual children’s language skills in the UK. Globalisation, superdiversity and policies promoting minority languages have led to an increasing number of potentially multilingual children growing up across the world. However, not all children born into multilingual families grow up speaking
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