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.

Biology

Lady Margaret Hall (2015)

LMH: We spoke about my personal statement briefly. Then they asked how I would design an experiment…

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Biology

New (2018)

On the whole, I really enjoyed interviews: they were simply interesting discussions on a subject I’…

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Biology

The Queen's (2019)

Each interview started with an introductory question about why I liked my subject or about somethin…

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Biology

St Hugh's (2019)

In my first interview, I had to sit outside in a corridor for a minute or two before being asked in…

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Biology

Merton (2019)

I really loved my first one at Merton; after describing and figuring things out about a biological …

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Biology

St Hilda's (2019)

I answered questions on unfamiliar text material relating to my course, further questions on the su…

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