Rhys Phillips

Rhys Phillips


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Beyond the lecture theatre …

Posted on 15 March 2021 by Rhys Phillips

You know you’ll receive a first-class academic experience with us at the School of Welsh – innovative, forward-thinking and creative tuition in the fields of Welsh language, literature and culture. We’ll set you up with the skills, knowledge and confidence to make your mark in your chosen field and help to shape Wales’ political, social,
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Inspiration to create – new book offers fresh perspective on Mihangel Morgan’s work

Posted on 23 November 2020 by Rhys Phillips

Dr Rhiannon Marks tells us about the inspiration behind her most recent publication, a volume of creative literary criticism on the short fiction works of Mihangel Morgan. This summer, mid-lockdown, I published my latest volume of literary criticism: Y Dychymyg Ôl-fodern: agweddau ar ffuglen fer Mihangel Morgan (The Post-modern Imagination: aspects of Mihangel Morgan’s short
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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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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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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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Springboard to success

Posted on 12 June 2019 by Rhys Phillips

As a postgraduate student in the School of Welsh, you will be welcomed to a close-knit and friendly community. You will also be afforded a range of opportunities to expand your horizons and develop your professional experience. Osian Morgan completed his undergraduate degree at the School before joining the MA in Welsh and Celtic Studies
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Home from home – an American in Cardiff

Posted on 12 June 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Fulbright Scholar Emma Watkins (MA 2020) joined the School of Welsh after completing her undergraduate degree at Princeton University in the United States. It was a return to familial roots (her father is a Welshman) and the landscape and culture that has inspired her research interests. Here she tells us about her experience as an
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Five reasons to attend our Visit Day

Posted on 6 February 2019 by Rhys Phillips

Our Student Support Officer, Cadi Thomas, plays a key role in organising our offer-holder Visit Day – here’s why she thinks it’s important to attend. With the UCAS deadline having recently passed, you are no doubt receiving invitations to various university Visit Days. Choosing a degree course and university is an exciting and important decision
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