Category: School life

  1. SoLL Event: Bring Your Dog to Work Day

    21 June 2024 marked the first Bring your Dog to Work Day day at the School of Languages and Linguistics. Felicia took the opportunity to cuddle and pet some cute doggies that afternoon.

  2. Decolonisation of Space and Mind: The Native Garden Project

    Byline: Rikke Bundgaard-Nielsen, Lee, Oskar, Charles, Finn & Flynn. The first year Arts Discovery program has a strong focus on Indigenisation and decolonisation of the spaces and structures that we inhabit and invites students to step outside of the classroom and beyond traditional research outputs to create New Futures.  This has led a group of 2024 first-year […]

  3. SoLL Postgraduate Club End-of-Semester Event: Celebrating Community and Collaboration

    Xiaoyi Zhang The end of Semester 1, 2024 brought an exceptional event hosted by the SoLL Postgraduate Club in a local pub. This gathering provided a perfect opportunity for postgraduate students at different stages to socialise, share experiences and network. Thanks to Daniela, the dedicated organiser who has just returned from maternity leave, and the […]

  4. Alumni Series: An Interview with Dr Michael Davey

    Hangyu Zhang Dr Michael Davey is currently working as a research assistant at the Language Testing Research Centre (LTRC) at the University of Melbourne. He completed his PhD at the School of Languages and Linguistics (SoLL) in May 2022 under the supervision of Prof Carsten Roever and A/Prof Chloe Diskin-Holdaway. Hangyu interviewed Michael to learn […]

  5. Master Student Life at the School of Languages and Linguistics: Insights from Current Students

    Xiaoyi Zhang As the semester draws to a close, we had the pleasure of interviewing three master students from the School of Languages and Linguistics: Yangyang Li, Wanyi Bo, and Qiyin Huang. They shared their motivations, experiences, challenges, and personal growth throughout their academic journey. These interviews aim to better understand the student experience and […]

  6. SoLL Event: Boost Your Writing Productivity with SoLL Postgraduate Club’s “Shut Up and Write” Sessions

    Xiaoyi Zhang The SoLL Postgraduate Club recently ran “Shut Up and Write” on April 8 to launch the new semester. The event was designed to promote the academic progress of graduate students while fostering a sense of community among them. The two-hour event, which took place in a hybrid form in Room 507 of the […]

  7. “I believe my improvement happened step by step, because…”: Embarking on Chenyang’s teaching adventures

    Chenyang Zhang Hello, dear readers! Welcome to my story zone. I’m Chenyang Zhang, a third-year PhD candidate in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. As you might recall, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by my colleague, Hangyu, and sharing my research project last year through SOLL Talk. Today, in […]

  8. Dhudhuroa Language Day: Students Come Together to Celebrate Dhudhuroa Language

    Written by:  Dr Bill Forshaw | Academic Specialist – Indigenous Education On March 21 2024 Beechworth Montessori school hosted students learning Dhudhuroa language from five schools: Harrietville PS, Dederang PS, Wooragee PS, Beechworth Montessori and Bright P-12 College. Over 200 students participated on the day, ranging in age from Prep through to Year 12. Dhudhuroa is an […]

  9. SoLL Event: SoLL Postgraduate Club Kick-off Picnic

    Hangyu Zhang The SoLL Postgraduate Club organised a kick-off picnic event on 19th February 2024 at the 1888 courtyard on campus. The picnic event was an informal gathering allowing GR (graduate research) students at the School of Languages and Linguistics to catch up with each other and kick off the academic year. As one of […]

  10. Staff Series: An Interview with Dr Riccardo Amorati

    Dr Riccardo Amorati is a Senior Tutor in Italian Studies at the School of Languages and Linguistics. His research interests include second language learning motivation, psychological factors influencing language learning and inclusive language. Valeria spoke with Riccardo about his PhD and teaching experience, his research interests and his advice for graduate researchers.

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