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Oxford. Explained. Your Name. Do we offer a course you would enjoy? Would you find our teaching style engaging? Are you predicted the right grades ? Could Oxford be for you?. Oxford. “ The oldest university in the English-speaking world... a leader in learning, teaching and research ”.

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Oxford

Explained

Your Name

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Do we offer a courseyou would enjoy?

Would you find our teaching style engaging?

Are you predicted the rightgrades?

Could Oxford be for you?

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Oxford...

“The oldest university in the English-speaking world... a leader in learning, teaching and research”

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Archaeology and Anthropology

Biochemistry

Biological Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

Chemistry

Classics

Computer Science

Earth Sciences

Economics and Management

Engineering Science

English Language and Literature

Experimental Psychology

Fine Art

Geography

History

History of Art

Human Sciences

Law

Materials Science

Mathematics

Medicine

Modern Languages

Music

Oriental Studies

Philosophy Politics & Economics

Physics

Theology

We also offer some specific joint honours degrees

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Weekly meeting all students have with a tutor where you are expected to talk in depth about your ideas and opinions

Tutorial:

Lectures

Classes

Seminars

Lab work

Independent study

Examinations

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“As a student you are a member of the University, a Department and a College”

  • Facilities include:
  • Accommodation
  • Common Room
  • Library
  • Computing
  • Dining Hall
  • Sports
  • Bar

Oxford Explained September 2011

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Think about:

  • Subjects offered
  • Number of students
  • Location
  • Specific facilities
  • Appearance

There are 30 undergraduate colleges to choose from-

or you can make an Open Application

Oxford Explained September 2011

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“It's no more expensive to study at Oxford than at any other university...

our world-class resources, extensive bursaries and college provision actually keep living costs down”

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Moritz-Heyman Scholarship

household income below £16k

reduced fee, bursary and loans

means tested

household income between £16k & £25k

reduced fee, bursary and loans

apply for funding

household income between £25 & £42.6K

bursary and loans

Household income above £42.6k

non-means tested

loans

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*Deadline: October 15th*

Choose your course...

... then choose your college

You can only apply to Oxford or Cambridge choose carefully

Keep your personal statement academically focused

You’ll need to submit your other applications then too

Oxford Explained September 2011

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Prior academic achievement

Predicted grades

Personal Statement

Teacher’s reference

Pre-Interview tests

Written work

Written tests at interview

Interview

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“Around 80% of Oxford applicants are now required to sit a pre-interview test”

www.admissions.ox.ac.uk/tests

We might want to see some of

your written work too!

Better quote??

Oxford Explained September 2011

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The interview is designed to emulate the tutorial system

We’re looking at your:

Academic ability and potential to be successful

Self-motivation, commitment and passion for the chosen course

Ability to think independently and critically

There are no trick questions and it’s not the ‘final hurdle’

Oxford Explained September 2011

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70

2 / 3

1+

2

20 - 30

0

% of applicants invited to interview

days spent in Oxford

interviews in 1+ colleges

academic tutors usually present

minutes long on average

pounds spent on food or accommodation

Oxford Explained September 2011

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Do we offer a courseyou would enjoy?

Would you find our teaching style engaging?

Are you predicted the rightgrades?

Could Oxford be for you?

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University of Oxford

itunes.ox.ac.uk

youtube.com/oxford

@UniofOxford

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Questions?

Oxford Explained September 2011