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.

Maths

Queens' (2017)

My interviews were both entirely problems-based (we didn't talk about my personal statement at all)…

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Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic

Newnham (2016)

In one of my interviews they were three interviewers, and in the other, only one. I was fairly nerv…

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Law

Fitzwilliam (2018)

Both my interviews began with a more general question, the first of which was about what I thought …

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Maths

Sidney Sussex (2018)

First there was a written test. It was an hour long, and non-calculator, with 10 questions on a var…

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Human, Social and Political Science

Jesus (2018)

My first interview required me to read an article, which I was then questioned about. I was very ne…

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Chemical Engineering

Jesus (2018)

First interview was all about working through the problems given and my thought process through the…

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