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Your first few weeks

1. Term dates

You will be sent the date on which you should arrive, along with a timetable of orientation activities by your college or department.

Before you arrive

1. University card form and arrival information

Once you have met the conditions of your offer, you will be sent a University card form to sign and return together with a passport photograph. If you accept the offer you will enter into a contract with the University.

International qualifications

If your qualification is listed as being insufficient to make a competitive application to Oxford, then you will need to undertake further study if you wish to apply.

English language requirements

2018 entry

All non-native English-speaking offer holders who will start their course in October 2018 need to meet one of the following requirements as proof of English language proficiency.

Interview arrangements for international students

All applicants for Medicine

All shortlisted applicants for Medicine will be invited to come to Oxford for an interview in December. If you are shortlisted, you must attend this interview in Oxford if you would like your application to be considered.

Legal information

Equal opportunities statement

The University of Oxford and its colleges aim to provide education of excellent quality at undergraduate and postgraduate level for able students, whatever their background.

What are Oxford colleges?

The friendly family atmosphere that you get with such a close-knit community is almost like a second family and makes you feel at home.