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.

Oriental Studies

Wadham (2015)

The first interview focused on a piece of text that I was given shortly before the interview and th…

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Oriental Studies

Wadham (2016)

For my first interview, I was given half an hour beforehand to look at a poem or an article (both w…

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Oriental Studies

Wadham (2016)

(This was for Chinese, by the way.) For my first interview, I was given half an hour beforehand to …

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Oriental Studies

St Anne's (2018)

1st interview: I had to read either and article or a poem, then discuss it during the interview. I …

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Oriental Studies

Hertford (2019)

In the first (faculty) interview, we worked through a problem sheet related to language. It's was s…

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Oriental Studies

Christ Church (2019)

We talked about Chinese culture, history, and language. I was asked about a book that I mentioned o…

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