Department of Greek & Latin


Careers Advice for Research Students

1. One-to-One Careers Advice for Research Students

Research students have access to a specialist adviser. Appointments last 30 minutes and you can discuss any career related issue, such as:

  • Your CV, cover letters and application forms
  • Decisions about what to do at the end of your studentship, for example how to progress  in academia or starting a career elsewhere
  • Planning your next steps to get where you want to be
  • How to market  your research and other skills to academic or non academic recruiters

Appointments are available on

  • Tuesdays from 10am - 12pm
  • Thursdays from 2pm - 4:45pm

and can be booked in advance by calling 020 7866 3600 or by emailing us at careers@ucl.ac.uk (note: you will be asked for your student ID number). The dedicated Careers adviser for the Department is Julie Smith.

2. Careers in Research

For further information visit the UCL dedicated Researcher webpages

3. Career Essentials: Talks and Workshops Programme

This series of workshops is aimed at current students and recent graduates.

4. Starting out in an Academic Career: Classics and Ancient History

A dedicated workshop led by staff at UCL, KCL and SAS for PhD students in Classics and Ancient History who are contemplating an academic career. The next workshop is scheduled for November 2022 in the Department of Greek and Latin, UCL. Details are available on the Lyceum website.