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Our staff are always happy to lend assistance, expertise, give guest lectures, and organise school visits. We also produce a number of teaching and learning resources for secondary school Classics teachers and students.

Please contact individual staff, or Associate Professor Gwynaeth McIntyre (Head of Classics) for further information or advice.

School visits

If you teach at a high school or college and want to bring your class to campus for a school visit or would like one or more of our staff or students to come and visit you, we can accommodate you.

For more information on school visits, or to make arrangements to visit, contact:

Associate Professor Gwynaeth McIntyre

Schools quizzes

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Intermediate School Classics quiz.

The Classics Programme – together with the Classical Association of Otago – run an annual school quiz for Intermediate, Junior, and Senior students. The event has been running since 1988 and attracts students from all over Dunedin. The Senior Quiz is scheduled for the second Tuesday evening in August and the Junior and Intermiate Quiz for the third Tuesday evening in August.

For more information or to register a team, contact:


Tertiary Open Day

Students can learn more about Classics at Otago by attending the University's Tertiary open day.

More about tertiary open day

Teaching materials for Classics teachers

If you would like to purchase study materials and teachers' guides, send a completed order form to the Classics Programme via post or email.

Booklet order form (PDF)

Study Materials No 1

Study Materials 1: Greek Science

Study Materials No 2

Study Materials 2: Roman Religion

Study Materials No 3

Study Materials 3: Athenian Democracy

Study Materials No 4

Study Materials 4: Athenian Social Life

Study Materials No 5

Study Materials 5: Alexander the Great

Study Materials No 6

Study Materials 6: Roman Politics

Study Materials No 7

Study Materials 7: Roman Social Life

Study Materials No 8

Study Materials 8: Augustus

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