Literatures, Languages & Cultures



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

Representing LGBT+ people on campus

We talk to Students' Association LGBT+ Officer, Natasha Ion (a French and History student), about fostering a vibrant queer community.

Fostering a family atmosphere

We talk to Siobhan Park (Japanese and Linguistics MA Hons) about Japanese Studies Peer Support success in the Students' Association Impact Awards.

Why learn languages?

Second year German and Linguistics student, Tara Haworth, shares her thoughts on the importance of studying languages and her experiences to date.

Meet our graduates: Davina Hill

Having graduated with an MA Hons in Chinese and French in 2015, Davina is now taking the Fast Stream through the Civil Service as part of a leadership development programme.

PhD students launch grant-funded film festival

We talk to the team about News From Home and the power of film for exploring socio-political issues around the world.

Meet our graduates: Zoë Vincent

Based in Fukushima City, Japan, Zoë graduated in 2015 with an MA Hons degree in Japanese Studies. She is Overseas Promotion Specialist at Fukushima Prefecture Tourism Association.

Who's Watching Who now?

Film, Exhibition and Curation graduates Camilla Baier and Lauren Clarke tell us about screening ‘Writing Ensemble’ as part of the Being Human festival of engagement with humanities research.

Meet our new Student Support Officers

As part of Mental Health and Wellbeing Week, we catch up with Clare Chadd and Claire Thomson to talk about their new roles supporting our students.

LLC at the Scottish International Storytelling Festival 2018

We highlight nine great events in Scotland’s annual celebration of live storytelling, oral traditions and cultural diversity.

Meet our graduates: Felix von Helden

Based in Tokyo, where he is currently enrolled on the German Academic Exchange Service's Japanese Scholarship programme, Felix graduated in 2018 with an MSc in East Asian Relations.