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

Oriel (2018)

Before each interview I had 30 minutes to read through a sheet of problems or questions and think a…

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Biochemistry

Wadham (2016)

My first interview I was so nervous I could barely think before getting in the room. I walked in an…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

St John's (2017)

My interviews were each split in half, ending with a politics half, and starting in the first inter…

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Biochemistry

St Peter's (2016)

First interview: I was given article to read before and then asked to summarise it in five points. …

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Classics

Wadham (2016)

In my first interview, there were 2 interviewers. I was given an unseen extract from a Latin poem. …

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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.