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.

Music

Somerville (2018)

We discussed pieces from musicology books - what I thought the writer was trying to say and what I …

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Music

St Hilda's (2017)

For music we had one interview based on harmony and basic piano skills, which only lasted for 15 mi…

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Music

St Catherine's (2018)

My interviews started off with a general question about why I wanted to study music or about my per…

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Music

Lincoln (2016)

I was given an extract from a book to read; I was also given two pieces of music to analyse and com…

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Music

St Hilda's (2018)

I had 6 interviews, including a harmony test, plus an instrumental audition for me. However, most m…

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Music

Worcester (2018)

I was given material before the interview (an essay on European music and various scores of music) …

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