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Undergraduate admissions

Oxford University is world-famous for academic excellence. We pick the best and brightest students purely on their academic merit and passion for their chosen course. If that sounds like you, and you like to think for yourself, Oxford could be the right university for you.

Key Dates
Interviews take place in Oxford 6 - 18 December 2015
Shortlisted candidates will be told the outcome of their application6 January 2016
Oxford and Cambridge Student Conferences14 - 23 March 2016 
University open days29 and 30 June 2016

Most Popular Questions

Do I need to send in any written work?

For some courses, candidates are asked to send in written work as part of their application. This must be submitted to the college by 10 November. Please see our written work page for further information, and to download a cover sheet.

When will I find out if I have been shortlisted for interview?

In late November or early December shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview. The interviews take place in early to mid December. Please check the details for your course on the interview timetable.

How can I prepare for an Oxford interview? 

What grades do I need to get in to Oxford?

Please see the requirements tab on our course pages, or refer to our information on international qualifications.

How will the proposed A-level reforms affect my application?

Where candidates are no longer able to take AS-levels the University's admissions process will continue to allow effective assessment of applications, including those from candidates taking linear A-levels. Read our FAQs on A-level reforms.


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