Linguistics and English Language

Who to contact

Helping you direct queries to the right place

Studying with us

Prospective students

If you're thinking about studying with us, or have applied to study with us, please direct queries to the Undergraduate Admissions Office or the School Postgraduate Office.

Undergraduate Admissions Office

School Postgraduate Office

Current undergraduate students 

The School Undergraduate Teaching Office can help with matters relating to the administration of your courses.

The Student Support and Experience Office are also available to help with a range of other undergraduate queries.

Current postgraduate students 

The School Postgraduate Office should be your first port of call for most postgraduate queries.


Consult our research page for information about our research.


Key contacts in Linguistics and English Language

Below is a list of faculty with administrative responsibilities, who you should also feel free to contact.

Head of LEL Nik Gisborne
Head of School Ronnie Cann


Exam Board Convener (Hons) Heinz Giegerich
PreHons Convener & Exam Board convenor Peter Ackema
Hons Convener Graeme Trousdale
Teaching Director Heinz Giegerich
Undergraduate COGSci Teaching Director Hannah Rohde
Quality Assurance Representative (Semester 1) Heinz Giegerich
Quality Assurance Representative (Semester 2) Josef Fruehwald
Computing and Equipment Subject Area Representative Michael Ramsammy
Equality and Diversity Subject Area Representative Michael Ramsammy
Chair Undergraduate Special Circumstances Committee Heinz Giegerich
Library Contact Linda van Bergen
International Students Patrick Honeybone
Language and Schools Projects Graeme Trousdale
PPLS College Recruitment and Admissions Chris Cummins
PPLS Coordinator of Adjustments Chris CumminsLinda van Bergen
Ethics Officer Lauren Hall-Lew
Tutor Coordinator Bert Remijsen
Dissertation Convener (Hons) Warren Maguire
Linguistic Circle Chris Cummins
Online Learning Officer Claire Cowie


PPLS Postgraduate Director Mits Ota
Postgraduate Advisor Alice Turk
Taught MSc Coordinator Rob Truswell
MSc EngLang Director Warren Maguire
MSc DevLing Director Vicky Chondrogianni
MSc CogSci & Soc Director Chris Cummins
MSc ELC Director Jenny Culbertson
MSc SLP Director Simon King
MSc Linguistics Director Michael Ramsammy
MSc AL  Director Joseph Gafaranga
MSc Phonetics Director (Acting) Alice Turk & James Kirby
AHRC/Scottish Graduate School panel member Patrick Honeybone


Research Director James Kirby
Director of Bilingualism Matters Antonella Sorace
Director of Angus McIntosh Centre Heinz Giegerich
Director of Centre for Speech Technology Research Simon King
Director of Centre for Language Evolution Simon Kirby