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We're delighted that Warwick Esports ranked second in the world in The Esports collegiate Programme of the year and as well as this, our Head of Esports, Jack Fenton (Applied Linguistics alumnus in BA Language, Culture and Communication, 2020) placed third as Esports Collegiate Ambassador of the Year. Read more about the team and their achievements here.

Ever wondered what constitutes as teacher expertise in primary and secondary school?

Assistant Professor Jason Anderson, of the Department of Applied Linguistics, has conducted the largest ever review of teacher expertise, which includes data from over 1,000 teachers from around the world in primary and secondary school education. Read more about the study here and the 73 common features in expert teachers that have been identified.

We are delighted that Warwick Esports and its Head Coach, Jack Fenton (an Applied Linguistics alumnus in BA Language, Culture and Communication, 2020) are the first UK finalists amongst an otherwise all-American shortlist at this year's Esports Awards! Read more here.

On Monday 11th July students from the University of Warwick pitted their wits against a team of Warwick academics on BBC's programme 'The 3rd Degree' including one of our undergraduate students Mia Harris up against Dr Matthew Voice.

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Congratulations to Elyanora Menglieva (MA TESOL, 2019), an advocate for teaching and children's literacy, who was a 2022 Uzbekistan national finalist in the British Council Study UK Alumni Awards (Social Action category) and was awarded 'Ambassador's Choice'.

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