Open Days

University-wide Open Day: Friday 15th Sept 2017

As part of the university-wide open day held in September, the Faculty of Classics will be running admissions talks, taster lectures, and drop-in Q&A sessions at the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies (66 St Giles’, Oxford, OX1 3LU).

Timetable:

10:00 - 11:00 and 15:00 - 16:00: Admissions talks

11:00 - 11:30 and 11:30 - 12:00: Taster Lectures

14:00 - 15:00: Q&A with tutors and students

For more information download the bochure below:

Travel:

By Train: The Ioannou Centre is approx. 10 minutes' walk from Oxford train station.

By Bus: The bus station is approx. 5 minuts' walk.

By Car: Parking within the city centre is limited (and expensive): if you are arriving by car we strongly advise using the Park & Ride service. Fast and frequent services link 5 car parks adjacent to the ring road with the city centre (see HERE for locations and details).

Accessibility:

The Ioannou Centre is largely accessible, and there are lifts to all floors, however there are some narrow doorways which could make it difficult for people using wheechairs to access some areas (More Information).

There is no departmental parking but there are disabled spaces and pay and display nearby along St Giles.

Accommodation:

The Faculty is not able to provide or arrange accommodation for attendees: it is the individual responsibility of the attendee to organise and cover the costs of accommodation. However most colleges will have some B&B accommodation available and so I’d recommend looking at the collegiate B&B accommodation site and call individual colleges for more info if required (http://conference-oxford.com/). Most are reasonably priced and centrally-located.

Like most major cities, there are also of various budget hotels and other B&Bs in Oxford which may be able to provide you with what you require.

The Ioannou Centre is largely accessible, and there are lifts to all floors, however there are some narrow doorways which could make it difficult for people using wheechairs to access some areas (More Information).

While in Oxford...

Oxford is a beautiful city of stunning architecture, history, and culture. You'll find ancient and modern colleges, fascinating museums and galleries, and plenty of parks, gardens, and green spaces in which to relax. Plus, the city centre is small enough to cover on foot, and only a few minutes walk from the main rail and coach stations.

While you are in Oxford please do explore the brilliant variety of Classics-related things the city has to offer.

Your guide to Oxford

Interactive Map of Oxford

Bookshops:

Blackwell's Bookshop on Broad Street is an academic book retailer founded in 1879 by Benjamin Henry Blackwell, after whom the chain is named, and has one of the best and most extensive Classics sections anywhere in the world.

Museums:

Ashmolean Museum

Pitt Rivers Museum