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From the Chair of the Classics Faculty


Welcome to the Alumni page of the website! The Faculty is very proud of its Alumni community and very grateful for the work they do as ambassadors for Cambridge Classics in the wider world. To learn more about some of our alumni please click here.

If you would like to help current and prospective students by contributing a video about career opportunities after studying classics please do email us on

Classics at Cambridge continues to flourish: we were ranked the top department of Classics in the UK in the national Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 and have been awarded first place in The Guardian's league table of Classics courses every year from 2011. A good way to get a sense of the extraordinary range of activities going on in the Faculty building is by a glance at recent issues of the Faculty’s annual Newsletter: please click here to access the Newsletters.

All Alumni and well-wishers are very welcome to visit the Faculty and the Museum of Classical Archaeology.

If you would like to get in touch with us please email: and to find out more about supporting the Faculty, please click here

Thank you. 
Richard Hunter, Chair of the Faculty of Classics 

Richard Hunter

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Senior Research Fellowship, All Souls College, Oxford

Feb 28, 2018

The Faculty congratulates Dr Lucia Prauscello, Reader in Greek Literature and Language, on her appointment to a Senior Research Fellowship at All Souls College, Oxford.

Julius Caesar Revealed - BBC one

Feb 09, 2018

Mary Beard looks into some of the big questions surrounding one of the most prominent rulers in history.

Dr Yannis Galanakis elected to The Archaeological Society at Athens

Feb 08, 2018

Dr Galanakis has been elected to a regular membership of The Archaeological Society at Athens, the oldest archaeological organisation in Greece established in 1837.

The CREWS project at the Fitzwilliam Museum

Jan 17, 2018

The CREWS project has collaborated with the Fitzwilliam Museum and the British Museum to produce a fantastic display.

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