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.

Physics

Keble (2018)

The interviews were all were all on technical subject questions, apart from one question at the beg…

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Psychology, Philosophy and Linguistics

St Hilda's (2017)

For linguistics I was given a problem sheet, which I filled out, and then was quizzed on my answers…

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Modern Languages

Balliol (2015)

My first interview was with my language tutor and was personal statement focused; we spoke in Engli…

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Psychology (Experimental)

St Anne's (2018)

Interview questions and themes: All three interviews were centred around interpreting scientific da…

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Modern Languages

The Queen's (2018)

Before each interview I was given a poem and 30 minutes to read through and annotate it. For the fi…

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Philosophy and Modern Languages

Somerville (2018)

For French: I was asked to analyse an English poem, read it aloud, and discuss context and themes a…

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