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History

1987

In 1987, Wenzao Five-Year Junior College established the six-year Translation Program.

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Up to 1999, there were a total of eight academic years of graduates on Translation Program.

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Invited experienced T&I experts for academic exchange with Wenzao.

1990

In 1990, Siyuan Translation Agency was founded.

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To provide internship opportunities for students of Translation Program to enhance their practical experience.

1999

In 1999, Wenzao was upgraded into college, and the English Department established the T&I Program.

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Set up simultaneous interpretation facilities on the same level with those in the UN and EU.

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Accumulated more extensive T&I teaching experience

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Had a group of teachers with substantial practical experience

2005

T&I Department was established in 2005.

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All teachers graduated from the Institute of Translation and    Interpretation abroad or domestically, with extensive practical experience, and are the most professional T&I teaching faculty in Taiwan.

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The teaching aim is to focus more on cultivating students with  practical and professional translation and interpreting abilities.

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In September 27 students were recruited in the two-year college, and 47 students were enrolled in the four-year college.

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In November two students of T&I Department went with the  delegation of “Taiwan Interpreting Talents International Practical Training" to visit the European Union, EU Interpreting Center, and three universities in Belgium.

2006

T&I Department furthered its development in 2006.

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In May five students went to visit the Department of Translation  Studies, Shanghai International Studies University and Graduate Institute of Interpretation and Translation SISU for academic exchange.

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In August the Department hired Professor Frans De Laet, Dean of Institute Supérieur de Traducteurs et Intèrprètes (ISTI), in Brussels, Belgium as well as some other teachers.

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In August the Department recruited one more full-time instructor, two contract teachers and two part-time teachers.

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In September 26 students were recruited in the second year of two-year college, and 61 students were enrolled in the four-year college.

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In September four students went to study at the Institute Supérieur de Traducteurs et Intèrprètes (ISTI), in Brussels, Belgium for half year.

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In September T & I Department Teaching Excellence Project started.

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In October the English remedial teaching and French language classes began.

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Equipped with computer-assisted translation system TRADOS translation software, and English teaching and testing software in the “Digital Professional Translation Training Classroom” built in December 2006.

2007

In 2007 the T&I Department sustained its development.

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In February there were 6-10 students went to Taipei Linguitronics Co., Ltd to accept the six-month professional translation training.

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In September the second batch of students will study aboard at the Institute Supérieur de Traducteurs et Intèrprètes (ISTI), in Brussels, Belgium.

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The exchange program with some Australian universities is under deliberation.

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In September all of the two-year college graduates in the 2006-Academic-Year passed the 280 points of CSEPT English graduation threshold. One-third of the students were admitted to the graduate schools at home and abroad, and became professional translators.

2008

T & I Department sustained its development in 2008.

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In January students went to visit the Southern Taiwan Science Park and some business-related companies in northern Taiwan.

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In August the Department has seven full-time instructors, one contract teacher and three part-time teachers in total.

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In September 37 students were recruited in the two-year college, and 47 students were enrolled in the four-year college.

2009

T & I Department sustained its development in 2009.

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In March three students went to visit Beijing Foreign Studies
 University and The Shanghai International Studies University.

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In March the Department held a Multilingual Translations: International MICE and International Symposium on Economic Development, and invited internationally renowned scholars to lecture and share their practical experience and valuable advice.

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In August the Department has seven full-time instructors, one contract teacher, ten part-time teachers and one professional mentor in total.

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In September 42 students were recruited in the two-year college, and 50 students were enrolled in the four-year college.

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Added many MICE related courses to help students possess not only the professional translation skills but also the practical experience of being MICE receptionists.

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In October the Department updated TRADOS translation software in the Resource Classroom.

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Conducted a number of industry-academia cooperation cases to enhance students’ experience in Mice reception and translation in October.

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Established the Professional Multilingual Interpretation Classroom in November.

2010

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T&I Department took the students to attend the World Expo in Beijing in 2010.

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ST. Thomas University of Mozambique in Africa visited T&I Department.

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Ambassador Liao from Ministry of Foreign Affairs Southern Taiwan Office gave a lecture in the Department.

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Offered Patent Translation for Employment Program.

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Invited short-term visiting professor Martin Esposito to lecture in school

2012

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Invited Professor Valerie Pellatt to the Master Lecture to share her experience inheritance in 2012.

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Invited short-term visiting professor Zhinan Yeh to lecture in school.

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Invited short-term visiting professor Maria Turatti to lecture in school.

2013

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The 17th International Symposium on Translation and Interpreting Teaching was held in March, 2013.

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The International Conference on Taiwanese Literature Translation was held in October.

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Master Lecture - Yunlin Story House curator Tang Li-fang

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Master Lecture – David Dupouy: The Future of Work

2014

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Homecoming and Reunion of class of 2005, the first graduates of the Department of Translation and Interpreting was held in October.

2015

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2015 International Conference on Language Education and Studies was held from May 23rd to May 24th by the Department of English, Center for English Language Teaching and the Department of Translation and Interpreting

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The 10th Graduation Exhibition- “unanticipated” was held in May.

2016

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2016 International Conference on Translation and Interpreting Studies - Transcending the Borders of Time, Texts, Languages was held on November 5th.

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The 11th Graduation Exhibition- “One Life, One Chance” was held in March.

2017

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The International Conference on Global Cooperation Strategy: Interdisciplinary was held on January 7th by the Department of International Affairs and the Department of Translation and Interpreting.