Language Express

The Language Centre offer a series of non-credit short language courses in a range of different languages

Language Express 20 is a 20-week programme starting in the Autumn term and ending in the Spring Term comprising of 2 hour sessions each week. Languages include: Arabic, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish. Courses are available at beginner level.

For information, staff are entitled to apply for 50% funding towards the cost of the classes, whether or not the language studied is relevant to their role and work at the University. Or alternatively, Staff can be awarded the full 100% funding where they can demonstrate that the language studied is directly linked to their current role and work at the University.

Please note the following criteria:

- Funding is limited and is offered on a first come first served basis.

-Where funding is awarded the applicant is required to achieve a 66% attendance level across the year. If the attendance level is reached, Talent and Organisational Development will reimburse the amount awarded to the applicant via an expense claim form at the end of the classes in 2023.

If you would like to apply for Talent and Organisational Development funding for the 20 week programme, please complete the application form, and return to 

Full details of all the programmes on offer and to find out about more information, go the CEWL's website at: or email them on:

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