Literatures, Languages & Cultures



News and features from the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures.

English Literature goes graphic

LLC students and staff reflect on a recent collaboration with Edinburgh College of Art on the graphic novel.

Meet our graduates: Gemma Burnside

A photo of Gemma participating in a panel event at the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
A Development Officer for Lothians Equal Access Programme in Schools (LEAPS), Gemma graduated in 2011 with an MA Hons degree in French and Linguistics.

LLC at the Edinburgh summer festivals 2018 - part one

This summer sees dozens of festival events featuring our staff, students and alumni. Here's what's happening during the Edinburgh International Film Festival (20th June to 1st July).

Language Linking Global Thinking

French and Spanish MA (Hons) student, Róisín MacFarlane, describes her involvement in SCILT’s Year Abroad schools initiative.

Meet our graduates: Hazel Wilson

A Policy Manager in International Futures within Scottish Government, Hazel graduated in 2010 with an MA Hons degree in French, Italian and EU Studies.

Meet our graduates: Rosanna Hall

A two-time Edinburgh graduate, Rosanna now works as a playwright, theatre facilitator and opportunity coordinator for hard-to-reach young people, care leavers and young offenders.

Enabling the flourishing of our diverse community

Incoming Students' Association BME Officer, Isabella Neergaard-Petersen, tells us about her plans for the role.

Teaching trio win awards hat-trick

Three of our fantastic teaching staff have won Students’ Association Teaching Awards, including for their approach to feedback and inclusive learning.

The return of No More Blue Mondays

We talk to PhD student, Vivek Santayana, about the revitalised student-led initiative to promote mental wellbeing among postgraduate students.

Meet our graduates: Brandon Shalansky

Originally from British Columbia, Brandon completed our MSc in Playwriting and now works between the UK and Canada where he’s under commission with the Fred Skeleton Theatre Company.