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

Oriel (2016)

Economics We were given a problem sheet about insurance and risk to look at for 30 minutes before t…

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Engineering Science

Jesus (2017)

The first interview was focused on maths and physics questions, mostly drawn from material I learne…

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History and Economics

St Catherine's (2017)

History - We went over my personal statement and some sources I was given in the interview. Economi…

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Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Wadham (2015)

The first interview focused on a piece of text that I was given shortly before the interview and th…

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Worcester (2018)

First interview innvolved prereading a statute then a whole interview of discussing the statute. Se…

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Somerville (2018)

My first interview was half on my personal statement and half on the written work I had sent in. Th…

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