About the school

The School of Languages and Cultures is vibrant and world-class. Language and communication go to the heart of what it is to be a human being. It’s of relevance to all of us, no matter what our area of interest.

Indeed, in a world where relations between people at all levels of interaction remain fraught, where people are marginalised through the loss of languages, and as technologies offer means of communication that can enable new connections yet simultaneously potentially exhaust us, it is clear we have some way to go to better understand others and ourselves. The study of languages and cultures is an important piece of that puzzle.

Associate Professor Michael Haugh
Head of School
School of Languages and Cultures


Mission and overview

We are committed to the highest standards of teaching and research in languages, the cultures in which they are spoken, in linguistics and applied linguistics and in translating and interpreting.

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Our people
Meet our world-class academics who provide outstanding teaching and are leaders in their research fields.
Our researchers produce nationally and internationally recognised research across a variety of research areas.
Study a language or linguistics and change the way you view the world or boost your employability.

Our Achievements

Our school is a leader in teaching and research in the area of languages, linguistics and cultures.

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