Classics graduates have found success in many professions including: journalism, teaching, local government, accountancy, business and finance, recruitment and the armed forces. A degree in Classics opens many doors upon graduation, with some of our recent graduates employed by: Ernst and Young, Harrow Education Authority, Moore-Wilson New Media, West Yorkshire Archive Service and Kerrang Radio.
Take a look at our alumni profiles to find out more about Classics at Leeds.
Adam Fraser graduated in 2005 and now works in sports journalism for clients including UEFA and Sky Sports.
Marilena Georgiou now runs her own Public Relations business and credits her degree in Classical Civilisation for giving her the edge over the competition in job interviews.
Damien Hughes graduated in 1997 and is now a best-selling author and professor at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Andrew Parker graduated in 2005 with a BA in Classical Civilisation and talks about how the transferable skills he developed throughout his degree are useful in his everyday work as a lawyer.
Classical Civilisation graduate Rebecca Price continued with her studies at Leeds and completed her MA in Art Gallery and Museum Studies. She now works for the Wordsworth Trust.
Fiona Sly graduated from Leeds in 2006 and now works as a primary school teacher.
Classical Civilisation gradute Ed Stephen works with young people at the Hoxton Hall Youth Arts in London
James Bullen graduated in 2012 and now works as a pilot for British Airways.