HR - learning & organisational development

Languages Express Classes

The Centre for English and World Languages offer a series of non-credit short language courses in a range of different languages. Details are as follows:

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 a number of different ability levels.

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.

If you would like to apply for Learning and Development funding for the 20 week programme, please complete the application: Language Express Classes: Learning and Development Application form for Staff Members.

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:

Registry, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NZ

Enquiries: +44 (0)1227 764000 or contact us

Last Updated: 16/07/2019