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.

Medicine

Trinity (2017)

Two of my interviews were composed of ethical questions combined with questions about my personal s…

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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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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Merton (2018)

In politics and economics we were given a problem sheet 20 minutes before the interview, and the in…

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