Welcome to our new students

Welcome to everybody joining us for the new academic year. If you need any help, click the induction link.


Born of Coal

Born of Coal This film about the legacy of the miners’ strike of 1984-5 was made by Ryan Bramley

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Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize 2015

School of English PhD student, Katrina Mayson, has recently been longlisted for the prestigious Notting Hill Editions Essay Prize 2015

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Open Day Students

Open Days

See what it's like to study in the School of English at our next open day - 24 October. Find out more about our undergraduate programmes, and meet staff and students.

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We have a distinguished record of internationally outstanding and innovative research. Our research interests extend from child language acquisition to Shakespeare, from 12th century texts to contemporary theatre.

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We provide research-led teaching across a wide range of subjects. Our students develop a deep understanding of their discipline and learn to think for themselves.

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