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Life at LLC

Find out what life’s really like in our School from the people who’re living it.

The School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures (LLC) is one of the largest in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Edinburgh.

We are proud to call ourselves a diverse, equal and inclusive community of people of all backgrounds, experiences, ages and abilities from all over the world.

Life at LLC brings together undergraduate students in 16 subject areas with taught postgraduate students, students on research degrees, and staff at all career stages.  

From seminars to film screenings, theatre performances to wellbeing workshops, peer support schemes to reading groups, our fantastic students are involved in so much within the School and as part of the Edinburgh University Students’ Association. Let them tell you about it in their own words...

Year Abroad stories: Rosie Shackleton

German and History MA Hons graduate Rosie tells us about Wanderbücher for a post-Brexit Europe.

Judging the James Tait Black Prizes 2021: Aiswarya Jayamohan

First year PhD in English Literature candidate Aiswarya Jayamohan talks about their experience as a Student Reader for the James Tait Black Prize for Biography.

What’s it like to be a virtual language ambassador?

Recent French and Spanish MA (Hons) graduate, Anna, talks us through her final year experience.

Karneval! German students share carnival culture with local primary school

Students Annabel, Jasmine and Lia tell us about their virtual Karneval workshop with Craigentinny Primary School.

Judging the James Tait Black Prizes 2021: Heather Milligan

First year PhD in English Literature candidate Heather Milligan tells us what it's like to be a Student Reader for the James Tait Black Prize for Fiction.

Thinking creatively – from studying to studio

We talk to Scottish Ethnology and English Literature student Hector Shaw about combining university with working on his debut EP.

What’s it like to attend the Sundance Film Festival virtually?

Three Film, Exhibition and Curation students talk to us about their experiences of Sundance and how it feels to have their research used by the Festival.

Meet our Undergraduate School Rep: Lucilla Luprano

Meet our Undergraduate School Rep: Lucilla Luprano
Lucilla, a third year joint honours student of Scandinavian Studies and Politics, tells us about her plans for the role which she'll hold for 2021/22.

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