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The Faculty participates in a number of activities for schools, listed below. See also the links in the navigation bar to pages about summer schools, essay competitions, and the Cambridge Greek Play.

Oxbridge Classics Open Day

The next annual Oxbridge Classics Open Day will take place in Oxford on 15th March 2019. It is a chance to find out more about Classics in general, but also the specific degree programmes at Oxford and Cambridge in particular.
Both individuals and school groups are welcome.

A booking link and more details for 2019's event will be available soon.

Cambridge Classics Study Days

The Faculty of Classics runs a range of study days for people interested in exploring the Ancient World. These come for all levels of experience (from beginner through to A-Level) and are closely related to the school syllabus to ensure that they help you expand on and deepen your understanding of your school work.

Full Programme of Cambridge Classics Study Days.

Oxbridge & Cambridge Student Conferences

Each year the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford organise a series of joint conferences for Year 12 (or equivalent) students* and their teachers/HE advisers. The Conferences are normally held in March/April in locations across the UK and are designed to provide up-to-date information on courses available, the application and admissions procedure and student life at both Universities. Admissions Tutors, academic staff and current undergraduate students will be on hand to answer any questions.

To find the event taking place in your area click here click here.

College Open Days

Most of the colleges also hold their own open days, information about which can be found here and on individual colleges' websites. If you have specific questions about a particular college, it is a good idea to email the relevant Director of Studies.

School Visits

The Faculty is very keen to organise visits by academics to schools, both to give talks on classical themes and to explain more about the Classics course. A list of talks is available here. Please email schools.liaison@classics.cam.ac.uk in the first instance.

Ideas or Questions?

If there is anything that you would like to see us doing or any information that we can give you, then do get in touch: schools.liaison@classics.cam.ac.uk

The Faculty's Academic Access Officer is  and the Access, Outreach and Alumni Officer is . We look forward to hearing from you.

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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).

Aldborough Roman Town Project Podcast

May 10, 2019

Follow progress on the Aldborough Roman Town Project via their podcast.

Museum Closure on Mondays

Mar 20, 2019

The Museum of Classical Archaeology will close on Mondays, beginning Monday 29 April 2019.

J. Paul Getty Medal

Jan 25, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to report that Mary Beard has been named as one of this year's recipients of the J. Paul Getty Medal. See weblink for further information.

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