Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities


NATIOnal Languages campaign

LCNAU 2022 Colloquium

LCNAU’s Seventh Biennial Colloquium: ‘Looking back, moving forward: new directions and challenges in languages and cultures’ will be at The University of Melbourne, 28-30 Nov 2022.

The Call for Papers is now open.

We advocate for the sector and keep it informed

(On behalf of Dr Samantha Marangell, the University of Melbourne) This research project, titled, “Exploring the ‘pulse’ of Australian higher education internationalisation”, seeks to better

The University of New South Wales has secured a contract to provide high-quality and innovative language tuition services to the Department of Foreign Affairs and

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Lecturer in French Studies (Level B, full-time, continuing), specialising in Global French Studies, to join the French

Last weeks! (survey closes 30 August 2022) As a research collective located across universities in Australia, New Zealand, China, and Hong Kong, we would like

We provide members with research and networking opportunities

Discover our Clusters

Teaching Indigenous Languages in Australia Universities

There is a great deal to discuss about how training in Indigenous languages at tertiary level is to be done effectively, and in a way that enriches our understanding of Indigenous languages. This cluster is designed to inform and facilitate that discussion.

Work Integrated Learning and Languages Studies

This cluster seeks to explore the role of WIL in language studies from practical and theoretical points of view. It aims to facilitate the emergence of common research projects, to design and disseminate educational placement models and guidelines, as well as to promote WIL practices across the tertiary sector.

Translating and Interpreting Cultures and Languages

The TICL cluster provides a forum for discussion of  translation and interpreting, and their use in the foreign language classroom and in the training of language and culture professionals.

Intercultural Language Teaching and Communication​

The ILTAC cluster brings together researchers working towards a broader understanding and enactment of the intercultural dimension in language and culture education in tertiary environments.

Our members are at the forefront of languages education and research


Find out about our upcoming and past colloquia.

Our Colloquia bring the sector together