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.

Classical Archaeology and Ancient History

St Hilda's (2018)

I was given a source and asked to compare two different ancient societies described in it. In the s…

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Physics

St John's (2018)

In each interview I was asked a series of maths and physics problems, with follow up questions on m…

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English Language and Literature

St John's (2018)

Before every interview, I was given a poem and time to prepare some ideas about it, which then form…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)

The Queen's (2017)

I can't remember

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Engineering Science

Oriel (2017)

We talked about why I wanted to study engineering, and I was given a question based off of that. Th…

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Mathematics

St John's (2017)

Each interview started with a fairly simple maths question, which was then developed into harder qu…

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