Translation Competition

Each year, CAHS hosts our Annual Translation Competition, offering current students of Classical Languages and Ancient History at UQ the opportunity to showcase their Ancient Greek or Latin skills outside of the classroom.

By participating, students can put their language skills to the test, and winners will each receive a Certificate of Achievement, a Loeb Book Prize, and eternal fame on our perpetual Trophy Shields.

Our 2020 Competition is Now Open – Entries Close Friday 9th October!

For the competition flyer listing all details, contact us at or keep an eye out for the email/notice from your LATN, GREK and ANCH lecturers! 

Please note: To participate, you must be a current UQ student enrolled in a Classical Languages or Ancient History Course, Major, or Program, and have completed a LATN or GREK course within the last 2 years. All details are listed on the 2020 competition flyer.

Past Winners:

Beginner Latin
Beryl Rawson Award for Beginner Latin

2019 – Sarah Prince
2018 – James Pisko

Beginner Greek
Bruce Gollan Award for Beginner Greek

2019 – Justin Cotton
2018 – James Pisko

Advanced Latin
C. Gordon Cooper Award for Advanced Latin

2019 – Carlos Robinson & Jade Frangos
2018 – Shannon Coyle

Advanced Greek
R.J. Cholmeley Award for Greek

2019 – James Pisko
2018 – Carlos Robinson
2017 – Derek Scott
2016 – Derek Scott
2015 – Alexander Bickerton
2014 – Yannick Grams
2013 – Yannick Grams
2012 – Karen Possingham