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Centre for Open Studies (formerly Department of Adult and Continuing Education), University of Glasgow (St Andrew's Building, 11 Eldon Street, G3 6NH 

The Centre for Open Studies (formerly DACE) offers many and varied learning opportunities including day events, short courses, certificated courses and Access to university study.

We offer an exciting range of daytime and evening part-time classes on campus including Egyptology, US  history and international affairs, geology, marine mammal biology and psychology to name a few.

Many classes are ILA eligible. A range of classes is also available in East Dunbartonshire, Helensburgh and District, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire and Ayrshire.

 

The Classical Association of Scotland (Glasgow and West Centre) holds a series of lectures, normally on Mondays.  Details from the Secretary: Marie Martin, Classics, School of Humanities, University of Glasgow G12 8QQ. 

Email: marie.martin@glasow.ac.uk 

 

The Greek School of Glasgow is established within the premises of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Luke.  In addition to the Primary School that has been operating for the last 50 years, it has been offering for the last 6 years classes in Modern Greek for Adults at beginner, intermediate or advanced levels on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings.  In addition, the School is an accredited examination centre for the State Certificate of Attainment, the only one in Scotland and one of only two in the UK.  For further information see http://www.GreekSchoolOfGlasgow.org.uk

 

The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St Luke, 27 Dundonald Road, Dowanhill, G12 9LL.  Members of the Society are welcome to the Sunday services: Matins commence at 9.30 am followed by the Divine Liturgy at 11.00 am, finishing around 12.30 pm, unless followed by a memorial or celebration service.  The congregation then gathers at the Church Hall, where tea and coffee, together with a selection of home baked cakes and biscuits, are served.  Vespers every Thursday evening from 6.30-7.15 pm (excluding Thursdays before, during, and after Easter Day).  Services are held in English on the first Sunday of every month.  See http://www.greekcommunitystluke.scot 

 

Hard to find books about Greece (or any subject)?  Try the Hellenic Book Service on 0171 267 949. The Anglo-Hellenic Review, published twice a year, has useful articles on a range of topics about Greece and Cyprus, ancient and modern.  It has a good section on book reviews.  Please contact Dr Richard Jones for loan of back issues.  Also, Dr Ronald Knox has prepared a reading list on Post-Classical Aspects of Greece that is available to members (40p).

Useful information:  http://www.Greece.org

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