Become a Global Citizen – Learn a language at Southampton!

There are hundreds of reasons to learn a language at Southampton – what are yours? Here are the choices for learning a language at Southampton: Within your degree – Centre for Language Study • beginners to advanced • 1- or 2-semester modules • language minors available Alongside your degree – Language Opportunity • beginners to intermediate • up to 20 hours of free language study • weekly classes or one-week intensive course Self-access –... Continue reading →

Try a language taster at our Lifelong Learning Taster Day

Thinking of starting a new language, or progressing your language skills in the new academic year? If so, why not join us for our Lifelong Learning Taster Day on Saturday 16th September 2017 from 10am to 4pm at Avenue Campus? You can participate in a short taster course in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Polish or Chinese, and meet some of our tutors. The event is free of change. Continue reading →

Analysis of animal teeth suggests Neolithic cattle grazed at home and away

An international team of researchers has shown in unprecedented detail that prehistoric farmers took their animals away from permanent settlements to graze in more fertile areas – probably because of high demand for land locally. Analysis of strontium isotopes in teeth of Neolithic cattle suggests that early Europeans used specialised strategies to manage herding, according to a study by the universities of Basel, Southampton, Bristol and the The Curt-Engelhorn-Centre for Archaeometry. Continue reading →

Modern Languages graduation today!

Many of our new graduates in Modern Languages are attending Summer Graduation at the University of Southampton today, and are graduating alongside other students from the Faculty of Humanities. Many congratulations to all of our new graduates! Don’t forget you can keep in touch with the University via the Southampton Alumni Facebook page or on Twitter @UniSotonAlumni. Continue reading →