Professor Graham Virgo, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education at The University of Cambridge "strongly support[s] the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Modern Languages' appeal to Government to ensure that improving the UK's language skills is treated as an urgent policy issue."
In the fourth of a new series of comment pieces written by linguists at Cambridge, Wendy Ayres-Bennett, Professor of French Philology and Linguistics, argues that the UK Government needs a coherent policy on languages as the country prepares to leave the EU.
Jocelyn Wyburd, our Director, argues that Brexit poses an additional threat to language learning in Britain which must be overcome.
Jocelyn Wyburd, our Director, warns us about our attitude towards languages in the wake of Brexit, and expresses the need for a national policy on multilingualism!
A message from the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, Professor Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, at the start of the Academic Year, October 2016.
In the first of a new series of comment pieces written by linguists at Cambridge, Sarah Colvin, Schröder Professor of German and Head of the Department of German and Dutch, argues that learning languages is key to understanding how people think and plays a major role in social cohesion.
We are delighted to announce the screening of the African Film (Life is Waiting 2015, 59mins) we are sponsoring (free viewing) as part of the Cambridge African Film Festival on Monday 24 October: 7:30pm - 9:30pm.