Interview Insights: Cambridge

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.


Gonville & Caius (2016)

My first interview was the 'medicine' interview. This involved a brief discussion of my personal st…

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Natural Sciences (Physical)

Clare (2015)

In the first interview there was a broad range of questions covering various topics we learnt at th…

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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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Jesus (2016)

Both interviews had a similar format: the first half consisted of questions exploring one or two ma…

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Newnham (2018)

One of my interviews was entirely based on a poem which I had 15 mins to look at before my intervie…

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Churchill (2018)

Both interviews were exclusively maths questions. In the first, I was asked to sketch a series of g…

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