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Academic competitions for schools and colleges

Several colleges and departments of the University of Oxford run competitions which are open to students from schools and colleges.

Preparing an entry for one of these competitions is a valuable experience for academically motivated students, so please do encourage your students to enter. There are also some exciting prizes to be won.

Competitions with up-coming deadlines:

College / Department

Competition

Target Group

Deadline for entries

Further details

Hertford College

Unsung Heroes of Science

Anyone in the UK aged 16-18.24 April 2020Unsung Heroes of Science

Medieval and Modern Languages

The White Rose Project German Writing Competition

Pupils in years 12 and 13 (or equivalent) at school in the UK or Ireland.

12 noon,  24 April 2020The White Rose Project German Writing Competition

The Oxford Scientist

Schools Writing Competition Trinity 2020

All UK students in years 10-13.

1 May 2020Schools Writing Competition Trinity 2020

Keble College

Theology and Religion Essay Competition

All post-16 students (UK and international). Max. 3 entrants per school.

5 June 2020Theology and Religion Essay Competition

More competitions will be published here throughout the year.