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.

Biochemistry

Wadham (2018)

My first interview, at Wadham College, started with a question about something I mentioned on my pe…

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Chemistry

St Catherine's (2017)

The interviewers were nice but I was very nervous so I answered questions quickly, giving the wrong…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

St Catherine's (2016)

Economics Interview We talked first about a book from my personal statement (an introductory questi…

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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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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Pembroke (2017)

In my first interview, I was asked why I was interested in PPE and philosophy in particular. There …

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Biochemistry

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.