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

St Hilda's (2017)

My first interview was for Politics. We discussed the possible causes of a certain phenomenon in re…

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Physics

Somerville (2018)

My first interview had one older professor and two PhD students, I think. They each had just one qu…

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Classics and English

The Queen's (2018)

My first interview was a literature interview for Classics. I found the tutors in my first intervie…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Merton (2018)

I had three interviews for each of the subjects (Philosophy, Politics and Economics). For the Polit…

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Mathematics

Trinity (2017)

They didn’t ask about personal statement beyond an initial icebreaker of like “oh this is interesti…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

St Hugh's (2018)

My interviews all had a sort of ‘warm-up’ question, which was catered around my personal statement/…

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