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Open days

Coming to an Open Day will enable you to get the feel of the campus, meet staff and current students, as well as learn more about our degrees.

If you're thinking of applying, we encourage you attend a University Open Day or Campus Tour.

If you receive an offer from us, we will invite you to attend a Offer Holder Open Day.

Can't make an open day? Why not register for a live chat?

Offer-Holder Open Day Programme 2020

Our Offer Holder Open Days this year will take place on

Wednesday 19 February,

Wednesday 26 February,

Saturday 7 March (all day).

We will also hold virtual open days (dates tbc)

BOOK YOURSELF INTO AN OFFER-HOLDER OPEN DAY

The programme will be the following:

Wednesday 19 February 2020

9.30-11.30: ‘Warwick Experience’, Accommodation visits and Campus tours

12.00-13.00: Welcome and introductions. Why Classics at Warwick? Some of our modules in more depth (OC1.05)

13.00-14.00: Meet staff and students over sandwich lunch (provided) (OC1.05)

(13.30-14.00) One-to-one meetings for offer-holders: find out details about the degree of your choice (Oculus building, OC1.01)

14.05-14.55: Taster lectures for offer holders; Q&A with HoD and careers for parents or offer holders

'Hahahae: Roman Laughter on the page' with Professor Victoria Rimell (OC1.02)

'The stones of Pompeii tell tales', with Professor Alison Cooley (OC1.01)

'The origin of the Olympic Games', with Professor James Davidson (OC1.03)

Q&A session for parents with Head of Department Professor Zahra Newby and Careers at Warwick with Senior Careers Consultant Clare Halldron (OC0.01)

15.00-15.30: The student view. Current Classics and Ancient History students talk about their experience at Warwick. (OC1.05)

15.30-16.00: One-to-one meetings ; find out details about the degree of your choice (OC1.05)

Wednesday 26 February 2020 (booking closed)

9.30-11.30: ‘Warwick Experience’, Accommodation visits and Campus tours

12.00-13.00: Welcome and introductions. Why Classics at Warwick? Some of our modules in more depth (OC1.05)

13.00-14.00: Meet staff and students over sandwich lunch (provided) (OC1.05)

(13.30-14.00) One-to-one meetings : find out details about the degree of your choice (Oculus building, first floor)

14.05-14.55: Taster lectures for offer holders; Q&A with HoD and careers for parents or offer holders

'Hahahae: Roman Laughter on the page' with Professor Victoria Rimell (OC1.02)

'The stones of Pompeii tell tales', with Professor Alison Cooley (OC1.01)

'The origin of the Olympic Games' with Professor James Davidson (OC1.03)

Q&A session for parents with Head of Department Professor Zahra Newby and Careers at Warwick with Clare Halldron (OC0.01)

15.00-15.30: The student view. Current Classics and Ancient History students talk about their experience at Warwick. (OC1.05)

15.30-16.00: One-to-one meetings ; find out details about the degree of your choice (OC1.05)

Saturday 7 March 2020

Please note: On this date, there are campus and accommodation tours running all day. You can also book a 'Warwick Experience' session.

10.00-11.30: Welcome and introductions. Why Classics at Warwick? Some of our modules in more depth. The student view: Current Classics and Ancient History students talk about their experience at Warwick (OC0.02)

11.30-13.00: Meet staff and students over lunch (provided)(OC0.02)

(11.30-12.30: One to one sessions: find out details about the degree of your choice (OC1.07) and (OC1.08)

13.00-14.00: Taster lectures for offer holders; Q&A with HoD and careers for parents or offer holders

'Hahahae: Roman Laughter on the page' with Professor Victoria Rimell (OC1.01)

'The stones of Pompeii tell tales', with Professor Alison Cooley (OC1.04)

'The origin of the Olympic Games' with Professor James Davidson (OC1.06)

Q&A session for parents with Head of Department Professor Zahra Newby and Careers at Warwick with Senior Careers Consultant Clare Halldron (OC0.02)

14.00-15.30: Welcome and introductions. Why Classics at Warwick? Some of our modules in more depth; The student view: Current Classics and Ancient History students talk about their experience at Warwick (repeat of session above) (OC0.02)

15.30-16.30: Meet staff and students and get your questions answered over coffee or tea (OC0.02)

16.00-16.30: One-to-one sessions: find out details about the degree of your choice (OC1.07) and (OC1.08)

If you are an offer holder and you cannot make it to any of these open days, please contact Emmanuela Bakola (e.bakola@warwick.ac.uk) to arrange a visit to the department, a tour with one of our ambassadors and a one-to-one session with a member of staff, or to hold a Skype conversation. You can also take part in a virtual open day (dates tbc)

More information about on-campus accommodation (traditionally where first year students live) is available on the Student Accommodation pages.

University Open days 2020

At University Open Days, you and your guests will meet most members of staff of the Classics department and
many students over lunch and over sessions lasting a whole day. You will also have the opportunity to attend one-to-
one meetings with members of staff in order to discuss your personal interests, understand the structure of our
degrees, and talk through any questions you may have. You will attend a talk about Warwick Classics, student
presentations and a taster lecture or seminar (from a choice of three or four). The University also offers sessions
which introduce you to the experience of being a student at Warwick, to fees and funding, student societies,
accommodation options, etc.

The University open days for prospective students interested in visiting Warwick have been scheduled for

• Saturday 13 June 2020 (cancelled, an online alternative will be announced soon!)

• Saturday 20 June 2020 (cancelled, an online alternative will be announced soon!)

• Saturday 10 October 2020

• Saturday 24 October 2020

The booking form will open in the spring term.

Why Classics at Warwick?

Download our brochure

Classics Brochure 2019

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