Interview Insights

Here's our database of first-hand student interview experiences. You can also watch students talk about other aspects of university in our student videos.

Classics (3 years)

Jesus (2016)

In my first interview, which was a language interview, I was given a passage of Latin text to look …

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

Homerton (2018)

All of these were pretty focused on academic science that I'd not done before. The atmosphere is ve…

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Girton (2017)

In my first interview I was given a passage by John Stuart Mill to dissect, and in the second inter…

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Queens' (2018)

We did some exercises and I proceeded to solve them with the interviewers guidance. The only questi…

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Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion

Sidney Sussex (2017)

For the first interview, I was given a piece of reading and 20 minutes’ reading time. When I entere…

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Human, Social and Political Science

Homerton (2018)

I had one politics and one social science; I knew this prior as I had looked the interviewers up on…

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* Despite interviews being online this year, the experiences and advice from previous years will still be relevant.