Tag: News

  1. 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 […]


  2. 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 […]


  3. Undergraduate Series: an Interview with Lex Durham-Arnold, Recipient of the Australian Global Languages Scholarship

    Felicia Lee Lex Durham-Arnold is an undergraduate student at the Faculty of Arts majoring in Criminology and Russian Studies. He is also concurrently undertaking a Diploma of Languages (French). He has recently received the Australian Global Languages Scholarship and travelled to Kyrgyzstan for an exchange programme with the London School of Languages and Cultures and […]


  4. 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 […]


  5. Language, Politics and History: Complexity in Language in Wartime Ukraine

    24 February this year marked the two-year anniversary of the Russo-Ukrainian war. The war has raised complex questions relating to the role of language in the war, language issues and language choice among Ukrainians in post independent Ukraine. It is impossible to divorce the notion of language with history and politics in the discourse at the same time.


  6. Staff Series: an Interview with Melissa Bruorton

    Melissa Bruorton is the School Manager at the School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne. She takes care of all matters pertaining to strategic planning, human resources (HR), and finance at SoLL. Felicia interviewed Melissa about her role as Manager at the school, her prior work experiences, as well as her very colourful personal life.


  7. SoLL’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

    The School of Languages and Linguistics celebrated her 30th anniversary on 3 November 2023 at the Conversation Quarter, State Library. Felicia attended the event and learnt about the school’s history and progress.


  8. In the Heart of Loire Valley: an Interview with the Coordinators for an Immersive Overseas French Studies Subject

    Rena Gao Prof Véronique Duché and Dr Nicholas Strole of the French Studies Program guided students through a three-week intensive trip to the Loire Valley for an immersive experience, focusing particularly on the French Renaissance. Rena speaks to Véronique and Nick about the subject, In the Heart of the Loire Valley, and the students’ experiences during […]


  9. Graduate Researcher Series: an Interview with Xiaoyi Zhang

    Hangyu Zhang Xiaoyi Zhang is a PhD student in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include migrants’ language problems, linguistic citizenship, and linguistic repertoire. Her PhD project explores the linguistic citizenship of young Malaysian-Chinese migrants in Australia under the supervision of Dr Trang Nguyen and Prof John […]


  10. Staff Series: an Interview with Lourdes Sanchez Guerrero

    Felicia interviewed Lourdes Sanchez Guerrero about her role as Executive Support Officer at the school, her prior work experiences, as well as her very vibrant personal life.


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