CALL FOR PAPERS: Submission deadline EXTENDED : Friday 28 March 2014 Abstracts of up to 200 words for papers or ideas posters should be submitted online no later than Friday 28th March 2014.
The report from the annual survey of Institution Wide Language Programme take-up in UK universities, produced by UCML and AULC, published with support from the HEA, has now been published. This year's survey follows the publication of the survey last year done jointly between the three bodies.
The Welsh government has confirmed a 2/3 cut in funding to CILT Cymru for 2014-15. Letters have been sent by UCML nationally and UCML Wales to express concern about this decision, and its potential impact on Routes Cymru.
31/01/2014: UCAS has published its interim report on applications to the 15th January deadline. A summary of the situation in respect of applications to study languages is below.
Following the call for nominations in December and the election held in January 2014, Professor Paul Rowlett of the University of Salford joins the UCML Steering Group as Vice Chair
15 January 2014: ALCAB has today announced the composition of the A level content advisory board for modern languages.
Following the call for nominations for the above post on the UCML Steering Committee, an election has now opened for the three nominated candidates.The closing date for the election for this role is 30 January 2014. The ballot will be conducted online. Each association and University in good standing with UCML has a single vote. Nominated representatives for each association and University will also be notifed. Statements from each of the three nominees are attached below.
UCML Chair Jim Coleman has produced a summary of the end of UCAS year cycle for 2013 which takes us up to acceptances into the current academic year
THere are four vacancies arising on the AHRC Governing Council next September 2014, three of which are for academics with a research background in the following subject areas: Modern Languages / Linguistics; Art and Design; Theology; Philosophy. The deadline for applications is Monday 16 December. Further information is available on the AHRC website, here: http://www.ahrc.ac.uk/News-and-Events/News/Pages/Council-Member-Appointments-2014.aspx
Apply to join the new A level content advisory board (ALCAB) for modern languages A levels. Deadline 19th December.