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Classics Masterclass

The Classics Masterclass offers students a true flavour of studying Classics as an undergraduate and an introduction to the University of Cambridge. 

This is a subject-specific event aimed at academically-able Year 12 students from any school. The students will experience a flavour of studying Classics as an undergraduate and an introduction to the University of Cambridge. This event will take place in Lent Term with the date TBC.

The masterclass includes:

  • two taster lectures on Classical themes that go beyond the school syllabus delivered by leading academic members of staff from the University
  • the opportunity to discuss and ask questions
  • an introduction to the Cambridge admissions process
  • the opportunity to hear about life as a Cambridge student, from current undergraduates

For more information on Subject Masterclasses and to book, please see HERE.

Example July 2018 Classics Masterclass programme 

11am – 12 A New Side of Sappho, Dr Henry Spelman

12noon – 12.45pm Lunch Break

12.45pm-1.45pm The archaeology of the Roman empire: imperialism and integration, Dr Alessandro Launaro

1.45pm-2pm Short  Break

2pm-2.45pm Admissions Session, Dr Nick Zair, Schools Liaison Officer

2.45pm - 3.00pm Admissions: Questions and Answers, Dr Nick Zair, Schools Liaison Officer

Funded places are available for:

  • Anyone currently eligible for Free School Meals
  • Children in care

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