Tag: School life

  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. “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 […]


  3. 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 […]


  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. 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.


  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. Graduate Researcher Series: an Interview with Chau Nguyen

    Chenyang Zhang Chau Nguyen is a second-year PhD student in the School of Languages and Linguistics at the University of Melbourne. Her PhD project investigates the implementation of new English curricular reforms in the Vietnamese context. Chau is supervised by Dr Kellie Frost and Dr Olga Maxwell. Chenyang interviewed Chau about her PhD research and […]


  8. 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.


  9. 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 […]


  10. 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 […]


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