ANU commits $11.6m funding to teach Asian and Pacific languages

The Australian National University (ANU) will become the only university in Australia to teach Mongolian and Burmese with the announcement of $11.6 million in funding to expand its less commonly taught Asian and Pacific languages program.

The program currently teaches 15 languages with six of those available online through a partnership agreement with Open Universities Australia.

Media are invited to attend a launch event which will include traditional Thai music and a dance performance from the Australian Thai Association.


WHAT: ANU Less Commonly Taught Languages Investment and OUA Partnership program launch

WHERE: ANU University House, Drawing Room

WHEN: Wednesday, 12 December, 3pm

For media assistance, contact Aaron Walker on the ANU media hotline on 02 6125 7979 or 0418 307 213. 

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