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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21 July 2015 Scholarships reflect the quality of students learning Japanese at Victoria
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17 July 2015 Job Vacancy - Italian Teaching Fellow Position
Italian Teaching Fellow PositionThe School of Languages and Cultures invites applications for a Teaching Fellow… Read more
15 July 2015 New publication on serial crime fiction
Serial Crime Fiction: Dying for More, edited by Jean Anderson, Carolina Miranda and Barbara Pezzotti,… Read more

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Welcome from the Acting Head of School - Dr Nicola Gilmour

nicola-gilmour欢迎, bienvenue, willkommen, selamat datang, benvenuti, 歓迎, ようこそ, 환영합니다, bienvenidos, hoan-gêng, haere mai and welcome 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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Chinese Speech Competition Winners

Congratulations to Caleb Dunn and Edward Smith, two students in the Chinese Programme who won top prizes in the 2015 New Zealand ‘Chinese Bridge’ Speech Competition for Tertiary Students held in Wellington in early May. Read more »


PhD in Literary Translation Studies

Congratulations to Loveday Kempthorne who has been awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy for her thesis “Relations between Modern Mathematics and Poetry: Czesław Miłosz; Zbigniew Herbert; Ion Barbu/Dan Barbilian.”. Read more ...

International Partnership signed with the Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie

New CaledoniaA new International Partnership has been signed with the Université de la Nouvelle-Calédonie in Noumea. Read more ...