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STUDENT LIFE-GAELIC. Gaelic Language Plan. GAELIC AROUND CAMPUS. The School of Education, MacRobert Building. The Sir Duncan Rice Library. Gaelic initiatives and activities. Gaelic Singing Circle Runs Fortnightly at lunch time Free Participate as/when you like - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The University of Aberdeens

STUDENT LIFE-GAELIC

Gaelic Language Plan

GAELIC AROUND CAMPUS

The Sir Duncan Rice LibraryThe School of Education, MacRobert Building

Gaelic initiatives and activities

Gaelic Singing Circle

Runs Fortnightly at lunch timeFreeParticipate as/when you likeYou do not need to be a Gaelic-speaker to participateLed by a Gaelic-speaking member of staff

Gaelic initiatives and activities

Gaelic Conversation CircleRuns Fortnightly at lunch timeFreeParticipate as/when you likeLed by a Gaelic-speaking member of staffHave fun playing gamesand practising Gaelicin an informal, friendlysetting

Gaelic initiatives and activities

Gaelic Common Room

Every Wednesday afternoonPlace for Gaelic-speakers to meet other speakersVenue for a number of informal events organised by the common room manager (student)

Gaelic initiatives and activities

Introduction to Gaelic Workshops

Free, held monthly1 hour workshop held over lunchLearn more about the GaeliccultureLearn some Gaelic phrasesLearn more about the UniversitysGaelic Language Plan

CELTIC SOCIETY

Active society that supports Gaelic and attracts many Gaelic-speakersOne of the Universitys oldest societiesRegular Gaelic events like FilmG night and a St Andrews CelebrationRegular traditional music sessionsRegularly uses Gaelic to communicate with membersOpen to all

UNIVERSITY EVENTS

Free Concerts- Music of the Gaeltacht, April 2014Public lectures about Gaelic-related themes or delivered bilinguallyExamples:March 2014, lecture on Martin MartinJanuary 2014, lecture by Mary Ann Kennedy on the Gaelic Songs from Glasgow

May festival

Gaelic strand of events in the Universitys annual Festival held over a weekend in May. Celebrates Gaelic through a variety of events like story-telling, music and film. In 2013 the strand included a special performance by Julie Fowlis.

May festival

Causeway/cabhsair

Literary Magazine publishing poetry and short stories by new and established writers in all of the languages of Scotland and Ireland, including Gaelic.

Published by the Universitys Research Institute of Irish and Scottish Studies

CAREERS SUPPORT

Lunchtime talks with Gaelic agencies like Brd na Gidhlig and Comunn na Gidhlig to learn more about career opportunities, work placement schemes etc.

Gaelic Careers Materials and other resources

Gaelic Students Taking Active Roles Award (STAR) (launching 2014)

BP Student Tutoring Scheme- Get hands on classroom experience to help you decide if teaching is a career for you

GAELIC IN ABERDEEN

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