Lost in Translation? Our Holiday Language learners defy British stereotypes!

Despite a number of recent surveys saying that many Brits make little or no effort to learn a language before going on holiday, our 8th consecutive Holiday Languages programme has been extremely popular… Continue reading

Halloween & Día De Muertos

When Halloween will be over, the celebrations for Día de Muertos will be just starting! What is Dia de Muertos and how does it differ from Halloween? Día de Muertos, or Day of… Continue reading

From Rainy North Wales to the Bright Lights of Beijing, See the World Through Our Calendar…

Each year, the Worldwise Learning Centre has the difficult task of selecting twelve stunning photographs from the huge selection of entries following their annual calendar competition. The calendar captures the culture and flavour… Continue reading

The Worldwise Learning Centre Marks a Decade of International Cinema with its 10th International Film Festival

The Worldwise Learning Centre Marks a Decade of International Cinema with its 10th International Film Festival The Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire was proud to present their 10th International… Continue reading

Students graduate from Holiday Languages Course with flying colours

Over one-hundred and twenty students, staff and members of the public joined the Holiday Languages programme in June 2016, which is hosted by the Worldwise Learning Centre at the University of Central Lancashire.… Continue reading

Holiday Languages at UCLan

Parlez-vous Anglais? Sprechen Sie Englisch? Habla Ingles? Have you ever used one of these phrases to get by on holiday? Have you ever fumbled with a menu, relying solely on the pictures? Have… Continue reading

Read well-loved classics in many different languages with Parallel Books App

Parallel Books have just launched a new app which allows users to read a book in two languages at the same time. The app currently offers 19 books which can be read in… Continue reading

Our UCLan weeK; What students said

”Our UCLan week gives us students the opportunity to take part in a huge range of events, either related to our course or to all the other fields of studies. I took the… Continue reading

Valentine’s Day Traditions Around the World

‘The 14th of February is known to be the day of love, right? But… what is love and how should it be expressed? And firstly, are you actually sure that the day of… Continue reading

Language study for 21st century careers

We have been working in partnership with Rosetta Stone to help provide you with the skills you will need to succeed in the international job market. Read our case study here: http://www.rosettastone.co.uk/he-fe/case-studies If you… Continue reading