Interview Insights: Oxford

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.


Magdalen (2016)

Almost all of the questions I was asked were physics-related. There were 2 questions across 3 inter…

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St John's (2016)

My first interview was based on a piece of text/statute and a case scenario, which were then discus…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Christ Church (2017)

The two interviews were divided into two ten-minute sections. The first interview was split between…

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Worcester (2016)

All interviews contained mainly science questions and logic puzzles, with a small bit talking about…

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Somerville (2018)

We discussed pieces from musicology books - what I thought the writer was trying to say and what I …

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Modern Languages

Lady Margaret Hall (2018)

All my interviews covered the same areas but in slightly different orders. For each, beforehand I h…

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