Dates & Times
Monday 27th – Friday 31st July 2020 (2 hours per day) | 13:00-15:00 BST
We are excited to offer Classics Abroad 2020 online this year, our summer course devoted to exploring the classical influence and inspiration behind the history, literature and art of Florence.
This year, topics include: Virgil and Dante’s Divine Comedy, Catullus and Petrarch, Humanism, Black Africans in Renaissance Art, Women Latinists and the Classical Nude. Optional language and experience add-ons available!
Who can attend?
School leavers, university students and mature students with academic or personal interests in Classics, the Renaissance and/or the city of Florence. All humanities students welcome.
Income generated from this course will help fund travel bursaries for those in financial need on our upcoming courses in Italy. Every sign up counts, so do spread the word!
Year 13 Funded Places
We are offering five fully-funded places for Year 13 students (aged 18+) who meet some, or all, of the following eligibility criteria:
- Student attends, and has always attended, a non-selective UK state school or college.
- Student intends to study a classical, or humanities, subject at a higher level and has a demonstrable interest in the classical world.
- Student would be the first in their immediate family to attend university.
- Student has been eligible for free school meals at secondary school.
- Student is studying relevant subjects at A Level with a good academic track record.
If you are a school teacher who knows any students who might be eligible and interested, please fill in this form to receive distribution info.