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.

Biomedical Sciences

Keble (2017)

In my first interview, they began by asking me a few warm up questions, then gave me a graph. They …

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Merton (2018)

For the philosophy interview I was asked about a subject I was interested in and we talked about th…

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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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Classics

Christ Church (2017)

I had one philosophy interview- I was given a prompt about a concept, which we discussed. I had thr…

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Classics

University (2016)

In my first interview, we talked exclusively about things from my personal statement. In the second…

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History and Economics

Balliol (2013)

In my history interview, the discussion was centred on the essay I had sent in as an example of my …

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