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Introductions

You have already met Prof Ian Haynes on our first video of this course. Ian is the Lead Educator on this course, and he will be your guide through the next six weeks.

Ian received his doctorate in Roman archaeology at Oxford University in 1994, and lectured at both Oxford and London universities before being appointed Chair of Archaeology at Newcastle in 2007.

There will be a variety of reasons why each of you have signed up to do this course and we have been really interested to read introductions that many of you posted in the welcome area before the course started.

If you haven’t introduced yourself already please add to the comments below answering the following questions:

  • What do you hope to get out of this course?
  • Where is the nearest Roman monument to where you live? If you don’t have a Roman monument nearby, don’t worry - do you have a favourite Roman monument?

Click the pink speech bubble icon and the comments will be revealed. Read what others have said - you might find someone nearby, or with similar hopes to you.

This course is open to anyone and is part of FutureLearn Choices - a collection of courses to bridge the gap between school and higher education, and help young adults choose the right degree or career.

If you haven’t done so already please fill out our pre-course survey.

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Hadrian's Wall: Life on the Roman Frontier

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