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.

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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Modern and Medieval Languages

St Catharine's (2018)

Interview 1: The first interview was based more on language, linguistics, its performance, philosop…

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Newnham (2018)

I was given an article to read beforehand and had some time in the library to look at it, then the …

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Natural Sciences (Biological)

Jesus (2018)

My interviewers were very friendly and made sure I'd visibly settled down before starting. My first…

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Churchill (2017)

At the beginning of my interview the first 5 minutes was used as a bit of an icebreaker. We talked …

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Trinity (2018)

We firstly had to sit a physics and maths style test, then the first interview was sitting with the…

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