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.


Sidney Sussex (2018)

In the first interview I was given five minutes to look over a poem, which we then discussed. I was…

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King's (2017)

We discussed books I had read that were mentioned in my reference, current affairs in medicine, gen…

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Gonville & Caius (2018)

All of my interviews at their core had a set of visual or data-based historical sources. I had to s…

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

St John's (2017)

I had a test upon arrival. It had more abstract physics questions than I had at A-level.The first i…

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Jesus (2017)

In the first interview, I was asked one basic mechanics question I could do, then a question on phy…

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Gonville & Caius (2018)

First interview: Got to choose one of two topics for my interview to be based on. This was nice, as…

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