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.

Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Hertford (2015)

Hertford: 3 interviews, partly in response to a test we took on the day, especially in the Philosop…

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St Hilda's (2017)

For music we had one interview based on harmony and basic piano skills, which only lasted for 15 mi…

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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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Trinity (2017)

Two of my interviews were composed of ethical questions combined with questions about my personal s…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Merton (2018)

In politics and economics we were given a problem sheet 20 minutes before the interview, and the in…

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Lady Margaret Hall (2016)

The interview was similar to a tutorial- a concept was introduced and I had to discuss potential an…

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