Interview Insights

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.

Human Sciences

St Catherine's (2019)

In my first interview, I had two interviewers and they each showed me a graph and then asked me to …

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Lincoln (2018)

My interview was a little chaotic because I was the first to go on the first day of Skype interview…

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Psychological and Behavioural Sciences

Christ's (2015)

The first interview with the DoS: I was very nervous but I also felt quite "prepared" because I'd m…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

St Hilda's (2017)

My first interview was for Politics. We discussed the possible causes of a certain phenomenon in re…

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Somerville (2018)

My first interview had one older professor and two PhD students, I think. They each had just one qu…

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Modern and Medieval Languages

Newnham (2020)

As a MMLer, I was provided with a page or so of grammar questions (conjugating certain verbs, or ch…

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