Figuring out university applications whilst studying is a pain. It’s unfair that some people have to do this alone, and others have help. That's why we aim to offer concise, reliable information from recent or current students.
Our team is currently spread across Oxford, Cambridge, and London. You can find out more about each person by hovering/tapping on their image.
Co-founder. Akil is in his final year of Engineering at Cambridge and began the project in 2018 with Tommy.
Akil Hashmi - Cambridge
Co-founder. Tommy recently graduated from HSPS in Cambridge and now works in London as a social worker.
Tommy Gale - London
Head (and Founder) of InsideUni Oxford. Peter has pioneered the team in Oxford and studies PPE.
Peter Wallich - Oxford
Central team Outreach Coordinator. Finn joined IU very early on and has worked extensively in access.
Finn Manders - Cambridge
Project lead for the central team. Ruth is one of the most experienced members of the team working in access.
Ruth Moss - Cambridge
Technical team lead. Alongside web development, Tom brings a sharp eye for design and pitching to the team.
Tom Flatters - Oxford
Head of Cambridge team. As a student from Hong-Kong, Cheryl brings an international perspective to the team.
Cheryl Kwok - Cambridge
Cambridge Campus Coordinator. Dan is a first year languages student so remembers well how it feels to apply.
Dan Bui - Cambridge
Head of Oxford's Social Media. Julia brings experience from her outreach work and a flair for social media.
Julia Duddy - Oxford
Head of Oxford Events. Helena's events have been a key part of establishing InsideUni Oxford.
Helena Rodgers - Oxford
Head of Engagement in Cambridge. Dan brings impressive organisation and initiative to our social media team.
Dan Webb - Cambridge
Software developer. Ray, a first year, is part of our technical team and used IU when he applied to Cambridge.
Ray Amjad - Cambridge
Head of Content in Cambridge. Natalie has been the driving force behind our interviews and subject guides.
Natalie T. - Cambridge
Head of Cambridge Events. Tami is an access representative both in her college and the BME campaign.
Tami Briggs - Cambridge
Head of Outreach for Cambridge. Zara is behind our Cambridge outreach strategy to maximise the impact of IU.
Zara Maruna - Cambridge
We are a non-profit, student-led project to make university applications more accessible for everyone. InsideUni was publicly launched in September 2018 for Cambridge, and following success in the first year, launched to Oxford in October 2019.
By crowdsourcing information from recent or current students, then editing the responses to explain any terminology and remove personal information, we are able to provide unique outlooks that are accessible for school students.
We started with interview experiences - as that's the least well documented part of the Oxford/Cambridge interview process. Now, we have over 900 interview experiences from real students available under the 'Interviews' tab at the top of this page.
Next, we moved onto subject guides, and following a big restructuring project, we offer course guides and subject guides, as well as more general resources like our guide for international students. They can all be found under the 'Guides' tab at the top of this page.
At the moment, the team is working hard to upload and create as much content as possible. We're also working on our social media presence - you can find us on Instagram and Facebook.