Hi guest, Register | Login | Contact Us
Welcome to Phayul.com - Our News Your Views
Sat 28, Feb 2015 05:57 PM (IST)
Search:     powered by Google
 MENU
Home
News
Photo News
Opinions
Statements &
Press Releases

Book Reviews
Movie Reviews
Interviews
Travels
Health
Obituaries
News Discussions
News Archives
Download photos from Tibet
 Latest Stories
US based Tibetan group documents endemic torture, climate of impunity in Tibet
Tibetan released in Derge
China forcing monks under 19 to disrobe
Relief for Tibetans in forestland encroachment case
Tibetan minister seeks world's support for Tibet's human rights
CTA to start new Office of Tibet for SA in Brazil
US govt. celebrates Tibetan new year for the first time
Pioneer Tibet research centre launches book decicated to Tibetologist Sperling
Dalai Lama tops Watkin's Spiritual 100 list
China summons Indian envoy over Modi's Arunachal visit
 Latest Photo News
His Holiness the Dalai Lama arrives in McLeod Ganj after touring the US and Europe, Feb. 14, 2015/Phayul Photo: Kunsang Gashon
Lakha Lama Rinpoche introducing His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the start of his talk in Copenhagen, Denmark on February 11, 2015. Photo/Elona Sjøgren
His Holiness the Dalai Lama having lunch with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mr Akhilesh Yadav, in Sankisa, UP, India on February 1, 2015. Photo/Tenzin Choejor/OHHDL
more photos »
Advertisement
Australian university adds Tibetan language to its course
Phayul[Wednesday, September 21, 2011 14:37]

By Tendar Tsering

DHARAMSHALA September 21: Australian National University at Canberra city will start a Tibetan language course by January 2012, according to the Voice of Tibet radio.

Canberra University is one of the biggest universities in Australia.

"For a long time, people in Australia have been longing to have the course to be part of the university syllabus, and with the initiation of its professor John Howard, it was decided to add the Tibetan course," the VoT quoted Tenzin Ringpa, a Tibetan professor at the university, as saying.

Tenzin Ringpa and his fellow professor Ruth Gamble will teach the course at the university.

Tenzin said by adding Tibetan course into the university syllabus, it will not only help preserve the Tibetan language but also internationalize the language.

According to the university website, the university students and cross-institutional students can enroll it in as an elective.

"It can also be studied through the Center for Continuing Education [CCE]. Students may also wish to enroll in a Masters or Diploma of Asia-Pacific Studies in order to enroll in the course," reads the site.

Written and spoken Tibetan language is widely used in the predominantly Buddhist regions in the Himalayas across India, Nepal and Bhutan.
Print Send Bookmark and Share
  Readers' Comments »
Be the first to comment on this article

 More..
Bangalore TYC holds 'Gratitude to His Holiness the Dalai Lama' Day
Men-Tsee-Khang launches Chinese section
Tibetan Deputy Speaker releases two new books
TPPRC workshop for youth begins
Tibetan minister inaugurates exhibition on Tibet self immolations
TWA concludes leadership training for Tibetan women
97th Tibet Intergroup meeting held in Brussels
Dalai Lama offers condolences to Cyclone Phailin victims
Khawa Karpo launches Veteran Tibetan communist's book
A home in Tibet - Sikyong launches book by a Tibetan woman writer
Advertisement
Advertisement
Photo Galleries
Advertisement
Phayul.com does not endorse the advertisements placed on the site. It does not have any control over the google ads. Please send the URL of the ads if found objectionable to editor@phayul.com
Copyright © 2004-2015 Phayul.com   feedback | advertise | contact us
Powered by Lateng Online
Advertisement