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
Deadline for entries
OGN Oxford German Olympiad
|Pupils aged 9 and upwards||15 March 2019, 12pm||OGN Oxford German Olympiad|
Spanish Flash Fiction Competition
|Everyone in Years 7-13||31 March 2019, 12pm||Spanish Flash Fiction Competition|
French Flash Fiction Competition
|Everyone in Years 7-13||31 March 2019, 12pm||French Flash Fiction Competition|
Science Poetry Competition
|Any student aged between 11 and 18||5 April 2019, midnight||Science Poetry Competition|
Unsung Heroes of Science Video Competition
|Anyone in the UK aged 16-18. You must enter in teams of two or three||26 April 2019||Unsung Heroes of Science|
The Mary Renault Classics Essay Prize
|Any pupil who, at the closing date, has been in the Sixth Form of any school or college for a period of not more than two years.||26 July 2019, 5pm||The Mary Renault Prize|
The Julia Wood History Essay Prize
|Sixth Form pupils who have not been in the Sixth Form of any school or college for a period of more than two years.||26 July 2019, 5pm||The Julia Wood Prize|
More competitions will be published here throughout the year.