Useful links

Speak to the Future: The Campaign for Languages is highlighting the importance of languages, language learning and professional language activities for the UK. Targeting the public, media and government, their initiatives are raising awareness of the issue – and aim to bring about a step-change in attitude and policy in favour of languages. is a network created by and for students who study or work abroad during their degree. The site provides information, support, the opportunity to network with likeminded students and useful advice for sixth formers considering studying languages at university.

The importance of Modern Languages, a speech by Baroness Coussins to the House of Lords in October 2011, clearly defines the impact of government policy on the provision of language degrees and curriculum teaching, and the importance of languages for social mobility, and in the business and political worlds.