Department of Greek & Latin


Taster and Open days

Open Days for Classics and Ancient World Undergraduates

Our Departmental Open Days and Taster Days provide:

  • lectures on the history, archaeology, languages and literature of Greece, Rome, Egypt and the Near and Middle East
  • opportunities to hear staff from the the Department of Greek and Latin, UCL History, and the Institute of Archaeology talking about their subject
  • talks by current undergraduates about their experiences at UCL
  • opportunities to speak informally to members of staff and current undergraduates
  • tours of the Department and the UCL campus


Departmental Taster Days 2022-23

Our Classics and Ancient World Taster Days are open to students from Years 11 through 13 students or anyone who is considering applying for our undergraduate degree programmes. The Taster Days usually last about 2.5-3 hours and will be held on the following afternoons:

  • Wednesday 2 November 2022 (in person). Register on Eventbrite.
  • Wednesday 25 January 2023 (hybrid: in person & online)
  • Wednesday 1 March 2023 (online)

We will also be contributing sessions to the UCL-wide open days that will take place in summer 2023.


Departmental UCAS Open Days 2022-23

UCAS Open Days are for school-leavers who have already received an offer of a place on one of our degree programmes. Offer-holders have a chance to meet staff and students, to hear about our programmes and to hear a sample lecture, and to go on a tour of the Department and UCL. The UCAS Open Days usually last about 2-3 hours and will be held on the following afternoons (all in hybrid format: in person & online):

  • Wednesday 1 February 2023
  • Wednesday 22 March 2023
  • Wednesday 26 April 2023

Invitations will be sent out to all offer-holders in advance of each date.


For further details or queries on our Taster Days or Open Days, please contact the Outreach Officer, Fiachra Mac Góráin, or the Admissions Tutor, Elena Cagnoli Fiecconi.