Welcome to UCML - the unifying voice of Languages in UK Higher Education

The University Council of Modern Languages (UCML) was established in 1993 and is the overarching national organisation which represents the interests of modern languages, linguistics and cultural and area studies in higher education throughout the United Kingdom, and works with corresponding bodies in other countries

Its membership includes more than 100 Schools and Departments of Modern Languages in universities and colleges of higher education throughout England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, together with professional and scholarly associations in the field of modern languages, and public and private educational organisations concerned with study, teaching and research into modern languages, linguistics and cultural and area studies.

Latest items of news and updates on UCML activities can be found below. As there is a considerable amount of activity ongoing, please also view the News page to catch up on all recent activities.

Links to press coverage of issues of interest to members and information on other events are posted on our Facebook page and members are encouraged to enage with these.

Forthcoming event: UCML Plenary meeting 6th January 2017

Europe House

Post-Brexit Implications for HE languages

All UCML members welcome to attend business meeting in the morning and afternoon workshop/seminar on this vital issue.

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Three nominations have been received for the role of Linguistics rep on the UCML Executive...
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A new Hon. Treasurer has been appointed. She is Olga Gomez-Cash of Lancaster University. She takes...
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The Chartered Institute has urged Theresa May to put an end to uncertainty regarding the status of...

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