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 and English

The Queen's (2018)

My first interview was a literature interview for Classics. I found the tutors in my first intervie…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

Merton (2018)

For the philosophy interview I was asked about a subject I was interested in and we talked about th…

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Biomedical Sciences

Keble (2017)

In my first interview, they began by asking me a few warm up questions, then gave me a graph. They …

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Trinity (2017)

They didn’t ask about personal statement beyond an initial icebreaker of like “oh this is interesti…

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St Edmund Hall (2016)

1st interview: I was given 1 question about my A levels. There was an exercise about applying ficti…

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Philosophy, Politics and Economics

St Hugh's (2018)

My interviews all had a sort of ‘warm-up’ question, which was catered around my personal statement/…

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