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.

Classics

Wadham (2018)

In one interview I was given a piece of Latin to translate (I'm a 1b student). Dont worry about not…

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Brasenose (2016)

It varied! Mostly I would have an unseen passage to look at beforehand (for 20-30 mins) and then we…

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Merton (2016)

I had one interview on “Philosophy and Ancient History” which required me to do a bit of unseen sou…

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Trinity (2018)

In three of my interviews I was given a text approximately 15 minutes before the interview itself t…

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St Hilda's (2019)

In my first interview, I was interviewed by 3 tutors. I was asked about an Ovid poem I had been giv…

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Classics

Merton (2019)

My first interview was talking about stuff in my personal statement and it was a really nice conver…

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