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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Mar17Public LecturesInaugural lecture—Professor Yiyan Wang
Date: 17 March 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre KKLT301, Level 3, Kirk Building, Kelburn Campus
'Fiction in modern China: modernity through storytelling' Read more
Mar23Pasifika Students' Event
Date: 23 March 2015
Time: 6.00 pm
Venue: Alan MacDiarmid (AM) 102, Kelburn Campus
FHSS and the Faculty of Education invite their Pasifika students to an opportunity to meet fellow students and staff and learn about services available. Read more
Mar26FHSS Postgraduate Information Evening
Date: 26 March 2015
Time: 5.30 pm
Venue: AM 102/104 (opposite Wishbone)
A chance for students to mix and mingle with fellow postgraduates and FHSS staff. Read more

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Welcome from the Head of School - Dr Sarah (Sally) Hill

Sally HillWelcome 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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Victoria appoints its first Professor of Spanish

Professor of SpanishVictoria University has appointed its first Professor of Spanish, Sarah Leggott. Read more »

PhD in Japanese

Congratulations to Nobuko (Noelle) Kato nobuko-katowho will be awarded her PhD in Japanese at the May Graduation ceremonies. Read more ...


Cooking competition an engaging way to practise and assess language

Cooking studentts smallerA multilingual food competition was held on the Wellington waterfront by Victoria University’s School of Languages and Cultures recently. Read more ...