Students study Shakespeare

The School of English and the University welcomed 150 students from area schools, including Varndean College, to the annual Shakespeare Study Day on 21 March.

A sketch of William ShakespearePart of the activities for widening participation, students attended a lecture on 'The Incomplete Shakespeare', given by the Head of School, Professor Tom Healy, and then took part in a one-hour seminar discussion with School of English lecturers and teaching fellows.

A campus tour and lunch started the day, and their accompanying teachers were hosted at a lunch given by the School where they were able to meet that afternoon's seminar tutors.

The aim of the day was to give students a flavour of the possibilities of university study.