About Us

SCILT is the national centre for languages, supporting a wealth of language learning and diversity across Scotland’s communities.

Ellie Cassen, Communications and Projects Coordinator (CISS)

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Ellie joined CISS in 2019. She spent most of her early life in Italy before gaining a degree in Italian with International Studies from the University of Warwick. She has previously worked for Oxford City Council and spent several years organising cultural tours in countries including Italy, Sweden and the USA.

Ellie has experienced first-hand the positive benefits of cultural exchange and communication and is excited to support the CISS team on the delivery of its events and projects. She will work mainly on the areas of the CISS newsletter, website, social media presence, Tianjin Scholars’ blogs and financial and travel related processes.


The Ramshorn
98 Ingram Street
Merchant City
University of Strathclyde
Glasgow, G1 1EX

Tel: 0141 444 8180 



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