Uni language demand

8th December 2006 at 00:00
Students who want to apply to do a degree at University College London may soon need to get a foreign language qualification at school first.

Academics at the college are to vote on Tuesday over whether a foreign language should be compulsory for all applicants.

Michael Worton, Fielden Professor of French language and literature at UCL and chair of the academic committee, said it would help students to become global citizens and appreciate different cultures.

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar, Buyagift.com, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today