School of Languages and Cultures

School of Languages and Cultures

The School of Languages and Cultures offers undergraduate, honours and postgraduate studies in a range of Asian and European languages, literatures and cultures.

The subjects taught in the School include Asian Studies, Chinese, European Studies, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Modern Language Studies and Spanish and Latin American Studies.

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19 November 2014 World in a Box
Called 'The World in a Box', the event launched a boxed set (The Diplomatic Edition… Read more
12 November 2014 Poetry translations launched at Victoria
On Tuesday 4 November, the intimate surrounding of Wai-te-ata Press hosted the joint launch of… Read more
10 November 2014 Cooking competition an engaging way to practise and assess language
A multilingual food competition was held on the Wellington waterfront by Victoria University’s School of… Read more

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Welcome from the Head of School - Dr Claudia Bernardi

Claudia BernardiWelcome to the School of Languages and Cultures (SLC). As part of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, we contribute to a strong and vibrant Humanities programme at Victoria University.
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Congratulations to  Prof Yiyan Wang -  Marsden Fund Recipient

Yiyan WangProf Yiyan Wang from the Chinese Programme for has been awarded a Marsden grant for her research project on Missing Narratives of Modern Chinese Intellectual History: Modernity and Writings on Art, 1900–1930.

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From dentistry to haute couture

Master's student Cathrine Lloyd with lace and books in front of portrait

A dentist of 35 years is travelling to Paris towards the end of this month to undertake research into the history of lacemaking and embroidery. Read more »

2015 Job Vacancies in the School of Languages and Cultures

The School of Languages and Cultures invites applications for Teaching Fellow, Language Tutor and Tutoring positions. 

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