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Cambridge Open Days

If you are considering applying to Cambridge, come to one of the University Open Days, taking place on the 2nd and 3rd July 2020.

 

To find out more about applying to Cambridge and studying Classics at University come to one of the Cambridge University open days. The days draw more than 8,000 students.

Alongside the University events, the Classics Faculty puts on a specific talk about studying Classics at Cambridge, a session for the parents of potential Classics students, a sample lecture which helps you find out what it’s like to study Classics here, and a stall where potential students can get personalised information and advice from Classics lecturers and students.

For more information and to book your place click here.

This year we will be holding our A-Level study day the day before (Wednesday 1 July) so please consider coming a day early and staying over in Cambridge. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide accommodation for applicants however some of the Colleges may be able to help with accommodation if you contact them directly. Please remember that these are separate events. The Cambridge Open Days must be booked separately via the University’s Undergraduate Study website. 

2018 Example Classics Open Days timetable 

An information stand about Classics will be running all day (10:00-16:00) in the Faculty of Law.  Students and lecturers will be here to answer any individual questions you may have about the course. 

Please visit the Faculty of Classics (via entrance 3) for the following events:

14:30-15:15  Course presentation on Classics at Cambridge, Nick Zair - Room G.19 

14:30 – 15:15 Talk for parents and supporters of potential Classics students, Carrie Vout / Rosanna Omitowoju - Room G.21

15:30-16:15  Sample Classics lectures, Room G.19
Thursday 5th July: The Defence of Socrates, Nick Denyer
Friday 6th July: The Mystery of Linear B, Torsten Meissner

The Museum of Classical Archaeology, upstairs from the main foyer of the Faculty of Classics, will be open to visit all day, both days.

The Faculty of Classics and the Faculty of Law are both on the Sidgwick Site, between Sidgwick Avenue and West Road, Cambridge.  The Faculty of Classics overlooks Sidgwick Avenue, and its postcode is CB3 9DA.

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The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Caroline Vout has been appointed to the Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History, a visiting professorship at the University of Leiden. The appointment is for five years from Michaelmas 2019.

Myles Burnyeat

Sep 23, 2019

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 80, of Myles Burnyeat, Laurence Professor of Ancient Philosophy from 1984 to 1996, and honorary Fellow of Robinson, on Friday 20th September.

2019 Gifford Lectures

Jun 04, 2019

Professor Beard's Gifford Lectures (University of Edinburgh), on The Ancient World and Us: From Fear and Loathing to Enlightenment and Ethics, are now available on line.

The Runciman Award 2019

May 13, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Robin Osborne is a recipient of the Runciman Award 2019 for 'The Transformation of Athens' (Princeton University Press).

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