About us

Our teaching takes place in classically-rich surroundings including in the room  illustrated here. The photo is of the ‘Choice of Hercules’ chimneypiece panel in the Adam Room, Grove House, Roehampton University.

Classical courses began at the University of Roehampton in the early 2000s with the launch of the Classical Civilisation programme and we’re fast approaching our 20th anniversary. We’re all active researchers, as well as dedicated and enthusiastic teachers. Our research informs our teaching; our teaching informs our research. As a team we have won a Roehampton Teaching Fellowship ‘for excellence in teaching and learning’. We are currently ranked in the top 5 universities in the UK for Classics (Guardian University Guide 2019, 2020).

If you want to read more about the ethos behind our programme, please see this article, published in 2010.