CIOL Awards

CIOL’s annual awards celebrate the importance of language and cultural understanding, the value of languages to business and industry and excellence in language learning. To find out more, please click on the titles of these awards below. 

Threlford Memorial Cup

Special Award for fostering the study of languages

2021/22 Award winner:
Civil Service Languages Network


Special Commendation

Runner up to the Threlford Cup

2021/22 Award winner:
Hackney Spanish Initiative


David Crystal Award

Awarded for an outstanding contribution to the field of languages.

2021/22 Award winner:
Rt Rev Bishop Nick Baines


2020 Award winner:
BAPS Swaminarayan Sanstha


Interview with: Rahul Bhagvat

2020 Award winner:
School of Slavonic & East European Studies
University College London


Interview with: Ramona Gonczol

2020 Award winner: 
Bridget Kendall


Interview with: Bridget Kendall

CIOL Qualifications award winners

DipTrans Best Candidate

Award winner: Paula Gayol-Corral


DipTrans Best Literary Translation

Award winner: Rositsa Lafchieva


DPI Best Candidate

Award winner: Tseazghi T Michael


DPSI Best Candidate

Award winner: Sabine Centofanti