Interview Insights: Cambridge

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.

Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

Christ's (2015)

The first interview with the DoS: I was very nervous but I also felt quite "prepared" because I'd m…

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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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Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

Newnham (2018)

In my first interview, I was asked to discuss a point made on my personal statement, which I immedi…

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Gonville & Caius (2017)

The first interview was fairly philosophical in nature and we discussed subjects such as the aborti…

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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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Pembroke (2015)

The first interview was for going over the questions in the maths and science test - there were too…

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