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Warwick Volunteers Student Leader Recruitment 2022-23

Student Leadership Opportunities 2022-23

Would you like to gain leadership, project management and event management skills and enhance your personal development?

Warwick Volunteers are looking for committed, enthusiastic volunteers to help coordinate our projects and supervise project sessions during the next academic year. These opportunities are open to all and we are looking forward to hearing from you. If you would like an informal chat to find out more please email volunteers@warwick.ac.uk.

Tue 29 Mar 2022, 15:53 | Tags: Postgraduates, Undergraduate

French Immersion at AUP Summer School

My name is Andrea Christmas, and I am the Summer School Coordinator at The American University of Paris. I invite you to share the following information as well as the attached flyer with your French language students.

 

This year, AUP is offering two three-week FrenchLink opens in a new window Immersion sessions in June and July, which may be of interest to students at University of Warwick. There are courses available for all levels: from complete beginners to seasoned French speakers who want to brush up their written or spoken expression. Students can receive transferable university creditLink opens in a new window should they want to fulfill language requirements over the summer or work towards their degree.

 

Our French Immersion classes emphasize contemporary spoken French. Students also become conversant in digital media and enjoy playing with trends in a new language. Have a look at Summer 2019’s Instagram and YouTube accounts to get a sense of the ways that our faculty engage new media.

 

French Immersion at AUP also includes social experiences outside the classroom so that students can practice their French in context. Students have daily coffee and croissant breaks, and this year we have introduced two Friday outings per session. Faculty will lead these outings to towns near Paris like Nogent-sur-Marne and Fontainebleau, and will include visits to local sites and dinner.


For every course, students have the choice of enrolling for university credit or just for audit at a reduced price. Visit our summer websiteLink opens in a new window for more information or to apply for Summer 2022. There, students can also learn more about our summer housing options and optional cultural excursions that can help enrich their experiences even further.

Fri 04 Mar 2022, 12:18 | Tags: French - News



Spring Term UG Sprint programme

Applications for the Spring Term UG Sprint programme starting in March 2022 are now open to all current female UG students.

What is Sprint? Sprint is an immersive female personal development programme for students delivered via 7 online sessions.

Designed by The Springboard ConsultancyLink opens in a new window in conjunction with Oxford and Cambridge universities, in part to help address the gender pay gap imbalance, Sprint is designed to equip students with the skills required to enable them to accelerate their potential in all areas of life including academic, personal and career as well as developing a positive mind-set.

Wed 16 Feb 2022, 10:26 | Tags: Undergraduate, SMLC News, Arts Faculty

Getting creative with Sustainability - all career stages

Internal funding call - closes Feb 28th @ 12 noon - Getting creative with Sustainability - all career stages


SMLC Newsletter Spring Term

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Fri 04 Feb 2022, 11:19 | Tags: SMLC News

Liliana Odjo

We are sorry to learn that Liliana Odjo, who studied Spanish with us in the Language Centre has died and we are thinking of her friends and family at this difficult time. Our Wellbeing team are here to provide support to anyone who needs it. More details of Liliana's life can be found here: https://warwick.ac.uk/students/news/newsevents/in-memoriam-lo/

and arrangements for a condolences book will be shared there in due course.

Tue 01 Feb 2022, 11:14 | Tags: Language Centre


Amphibious Screens: The Sustainable Cultures of Water Seminar Series hosted by The University of Warwick

Warwick is hosting some global online seminars (Jan-April 2022) exploring how the film and TV industries in Miami, Reykjavik, Cornwall and Venice are connected to a watery sense of place, water pollution, water scarcity and water cultures.

 

Thu 20 Jan 2022, 11:06 | Tags: Modern Languages - Research news

Professor Jim Shields on CNBC

Fri 10 Dec 2021, 13:51

Professor Simon Gaunt FBA (1959-2021)

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Professor Simon Gaunt, a world-leading scholar and Warwick Languages graduate.


Live Chat for Applicants for UG Study at Warwick. 5pm. Wed 24 Nov 2021.

Applying to Warwick to read languages? Which languages, which combinations? Ab initio or post high school entry? What are our campus, courses, and community like? Chat online to staff and students and have all your questions answered.

Wed 24 November, 5pm. Register here: https://meetandengage.com/universityofwarwick



Free Tickets. REIMAGINING MIDDLEMARCH; DAWINDER BANSAL AND RUTH LIVESEY. Friday 1st October

We have free tickets available to an event which may interest you and your networks/students. The following event celebrating the soft launch of Warwick Arts Centre and as part of an ongoing call out for submissions for a co-curated exhibition in Spring 22.

Mon 27 Sep 2021, 15:59 | Tags: SMLC News

Conference on Postcolonial Italian Cinema

Please join us, in person or online, for the second part of our conference on Postcolonial Italian Cinema which will take place at Warwick on October 1st. You can find the program and any other relevant information here: https://postcolonialitalia.wixsite.com/website.

 

If you want to see the first part of the conference, which took place in Rome last week, it is available here (in Italian and English): https://www.youtube.com/c/LabsSaras 

 

Should you need more information please get in touch with us directly or email postcolonialitaliancinema@gmail.com



SMLC researchers enable Garifuna delegation to retrace their Ancestors' footsteps

Head of School and Professor of French Kate Astbury and her PhD student Abigail Coppins welcomed a delegation of Garifuna people to Portchester Castle on Wednesday 8th September 2021 to show them the fruits of Abigail's research into the prisoners of war from the Caribbean held their during the Revolutionary wars. You can watch the BBC South report of the visit here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?app=desktop&v=JOVWmfZuDuU

and read the Portsmouth News article about it here: https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/people/descendants-of-banished-caribbeans-visit-portchester-castle-to-find-out-about-revolutionary-heroes-3376145


Message to incoming visiting students

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Warwick. This is just to let you know that there's no need to panic that you've not yet had details of module choices etc. We will explain the module choice and registration process to you in the visiting student welcome meeting in Welcome week, so the most important thing for now is that you attend that meeting in order to understand the process.

You may find it useful to look at the visiting students page as it outlines some of the basic info for the start of term: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/arts/modernlanguages/intranet/undergraduate/visitingstudents/

As that page explains, after the meeting we will send you a module request form by email which you will need to fill in and return, after having consulted the relevant pages on the SMLC website where we list which modules have spaces (for SMLC modules) and contacting departmental administrators for external depts. to get the same information if you want to study any modules outside of SMLC.

Everything will become much clearer once you've attended that first meeting!

Fri 10 Sep 2021, 10:25

£2.6m goes to Warwick from the new Turing scheme to facilitate study abroad.

The UK Government has announced today (4 August 2021) that the University of Warwick will be awarded £2.6 million for international student mobility, as part of the inaugural Turing Scheme.

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Warwick is one of the world’s top 100 universities, and one of the ways it has achieved that position is because it is a globally connected institution. Its staff and students learn, work, and research as part of a highly international community, and more than 1000 Warwick students each year also take the opportunity to study and work abroad at one of the University’s many worldwide partner institutions.


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