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.

Medicine

Gonville & Caius (2018)

The first interview used my personal statement and took something I wrote about my hospital work ex…

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Computer Science

Churchill (2018)

I was asked multiple questions on two different topics. I had covered the first one at school, but …

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Modern and Medieval Languages

Selwyn (2017)

My first interview was a general interview: the interviews starting by asking me about Selwyn and C…

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Music

Queens' (2016)

We talked a lot about the canon and particular composers, as well as issues such as time management…

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Maths

Sidney Sussex (2018)

In the general interview, they asked me gentle questions which closely corresponded to paragraphs o…

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

Jesus (2018)

The first interview focused mainly on a few physics problems that I was asked to work through. From…

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