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Here is a list of excavations we have been informed about going on across the country. Please note that these are not organised by the CBA and we cannot accept responsibility for operating conditions of projects.

Archaeology Convict Field School

December 2018/January 2019, Tasmania, Australia

Available for higher education students nationally and internationally.  Join an archaeological excavation in Tasmania's Southern Midlands and earn 12.5 points/6 units towards your degree.  2nd and 3rd year university students across Australia and internationally will learn online about Tasmania's rich record of convict's lives in captivity and work onsit using the latest techniques in excavating historic convict sites.  A visit to UNESCO World-Heritage listed convict sites at Ross and Port Arthur will also take place.

Cost: Tuiition fees and a $1200 field school fee

Expressions of interest close 31st October 2018

 Further information available:

Rampart Scotland

15-21.07.19, King's Park Cairn, Stirling

Help us explore a newly discovered Romano-British fort, nestled at the heart of Scotland’s oldest and best preserved Royal Park. All welcome, costs £50 a day (no accommodation or food provided). For more details or to book a place contact Dr Murray Cook on

5-16.08.2019, Battle Hill Huntly, Season 4

Help explore a newly discovered Iron age hillfort, Neolithic cairn and Pictish structure. All welcome, costs £800 (includes food and accommodation) with the potential for part time options. For more details or to book a place contact Dr Murray Cook on

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