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.

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)

Christ's (2015)

One of my interviews was a 'maths' interview, and the other was physics and chemistry. We could exp…

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Engineering

Pembroke (2015)

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

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History

Emmanuel (2017)

The first interview was source based. The source had been sent to us in advance and I had prepared …

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Maths

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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Medicine

Magdalene (2018)

In both my interviews there were 2 interviewers, with one asking me questions, and the other taking…

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