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Promoting the take-up of languages and student mobility

BBC Radio Indus Show, with special guests Ameeta Richardson and Stephen Toal

North West

Once again, the COLT Project Team appeared on the BBC Radio Indus Show, hosted by Talat Farooq Awan for BBC Radio Manchester and Lancashire.

To listen to the radio show, please follow the link below (6:05 minutes in):

Ameeta Richardson, Project Manager, and Stephen Toal, Market Researcher, discussed the importance of community Languages, with particular focus on Urdu and the development of an Urdu degree at University. Research is currently being carried out to evaluate the demand for an Urdu degree.

If you would like to fill in the Online Survey for Urdu-speaking parents and pupils, please visit:


The interview has also been chosen to feature in Talat's Podcast, DesiDownload. You can access this on the following link: