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Student Life

Clubs and societies

Warwick Classics Society

With weekly socials, a production of an ancient play, a football and netball team and plentiful opportunities to wear a toga – there is something for everyone!

Warwick Sport

There are over 70 clubs, covering everything from Aerobics to Zsk Chinese kickboxing, plus a gym, swimming pool and tennis centre on campus.

Campus

There are so many things going on around campus:

Arts and Culture

Warwick Arts Centre hosts some of the finest cultural events in the Midlands, on offer at discounted rates to students. Warwick Student Cinema is also a great evening, with regular releases and a fantastic variety of films for a low price.

Food

Whether you're looking for a restaurant, traditional pub grub or a quick coffee and baguette at lunch, Warwick has all bases covered. The campus food and drink outlets cater for all at affordable prices.

Nightlife

Read Jack Ingleby's Blog on Warwick Student Nightlife

Local Area

Whether visiting the popular student hubs of Leamington and Coventry or the more sedate towns of Warwick and Stratford-upon-Avon there is something for everyone in the local area. Birmingham and London are also just short train rides away, 30 minutes and 1 hour respectively from Coventry station.

Read Jack Ingleby's Blog on The World Beyond the Bubble

Students' Union (SU)

Warwick SU is the focal point of campus life. They run the Student Advice Centre, nightclub events, bars and food outlets, coordinate nearly 300 clubs and student societies, well as organising campaigns, jobs and volunteering opportunities.

Personal support

Personal tutor

Personal tutors offer you both academic and pastoral support. They can give advice on taking an unusual module, changing course, writing references, study problems and extenuating circumstances.

Read Julia Wessels' Blog on The Wonders of the Personal Tutor

Lectures - what to expect

Lectures are engaging due to the diverse range of material covered each week, and most can vary between one and two hours in length.

Read Julia Wessels' Blog on Lectures in the Classics Department

Seminars - what to expect

Seminars are usually smaller than lectures, having roughly 10-15 students, and sheets/ bibliographies are given in advance in order to prepare. Seminars usually comprise of case studies, providing an in-depth view to a topic covered in lectures.

Read Julia Wessels' Blog on Seminars in the Classics Department

Modules - a Students View

Tom Sinden offers an insight into the 'Democracy and Imperialism' module offered by the Classics department.

Learning an Ancient Language

Learning Latin or Greek is compulsory for first years on all courses. There are different modules to suit all levels – including beginner modules for those who have not studied an ancient language before. How Ancient Languages are taught at Warwick.

Links with Monash

How the Classics Department link with Monash University in Australia.

Library

How to make the most of the books, online resources and study spaces available at the Library.

Language Centre

The Language Centre teach language modules as part of your degree or via the Lifelong Language Learning programme.

Develop your skills

Student Careers and Skills provide courses, advice and resources to help you develop your academic and professional skills – to help you in your degree and to enhance your future employability. Check out the Warwick Careers Blog and Classics alumni profiles, and follow Warwick Careers on Twitter.

Where to study...

Library

Leamington Learning Grid

Learning Grid

Wolfson Research Exchange

Where to relax...

Arts Centre

Students Union