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Monthly international counsellors' and teachers' webinars
On the first Wednesday of every month we run open sessions for international counsellors and teachers. We encourage you to drop by as often as you can, and offer two time-slots per month according to your time zone. Please note that we can only accept bookings from counsellors employed directly by schools.
Counsellors' workshop webinar
These webinars are designed to enable groups of international counsellors to delve deeply into specific aspects of the application and selection processes in an interactive workshop setting. Subjects can include (but are not limited to): applying to competitive institutions in the UK, preparing your students for interviews, what we look for in teachers' academic references, and de-mystifying the Oxford application process. If interested, we recommend that you discuss this with colleagues from other schools (we recommend a minimum of 10 counsellors) and contact us with preferred dates and subject matter.
We offer a series of recorded webinars for your students to learn more about Oxford.
Please note that webinars should only be requested by high school staff, not students. If you are a student who would like your school to arrange a webinar with us, please send this link to your college counsellor instead.
A short introduction to Oxford
Applying to Oxford
|20 minutes each||Suitable for students with an initial interest in Oxford, these webinars cover many aspects of what makes it such a special place to study, and provide an in-depth examination of the various stages of the application process.|
Student life at Oxford
|10 minutes||This webinar gives prospective students insight into what it’s like to be an Oxford student from the experts – current international students! Students can expect to learn about life in our colleges, the social and extra-curricular opportunities, as well as some top tips for living as a student in Oxford. Please note this webinar does not include information about admissions or applications.|
Exploring your subject
|20 minutes||This webinar gives hints and tips on how to choose an undergraduate course, and how students can learn more about their favourite subjects. We also offer guidance on personal statements and how to make yours as competitive as possible.|
- Our digital prospectus
- Guide for applicants
- The admissions process
- Academic requirements for international students
- English language requirements
- Our courses
- Admissions tests
- Interviews at Oxford
- Oxford's colleges
- Fees, funding and scholarships
- Further advice for teachers and counsellors
- Admissions statistics
- Suggested reading and resources for students
- Oxplore - Oxford's digital outreach portal that aims to engage students from 11 to 18 years with interesting debates and ideas
- Digital resource hub - resources to help support students of a range of ages
- Articles about the University's current research - this can give students a sense of how our academic research impacts upon society
- Free podcasts and videos - includes academic lectures on a wide range of subjects
Can't find what you're looking for? See our FAQs and 'Any Questions?' pages.
James Brown, Head of International Student Recruitment
James leads the team and is primarily responsible for undergraduate recruitment across Asia. Prior to working at Oxford, James managed student recruitment across most regions of the world at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE), where he also gained his Master’s degree. He has previously held roles as a country researcher in the UK Civil Service and in educational NGO's and schools across the Americas, Asia and New Zealand.
Tom Trower, International Student Recruitment Officer
Tom is responsible for undergraduate recruitment in the Americas, Australia and New Zealand. Tom studied at Loughborough University before moving to Zambia after graduating to work for an NGO in the country’s Western Province. Before joining Oxford’s Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach department, Tom worked as an outreach officer at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and then at City, University of London, meaning he brings a wealth of international and admissions experience to the team.
James Riley, International Student Recruitment Officer
James is responsible for undergraduate recruitment across Europe, the Middle East & Gulf regions, and Africa. James studied both his BA (Hons) and Master’s degrees at the University of Chichester. Having worked for the University of Oxford for over 5 years, predominantly in Widening Access and Participation, James brings a wealth of institutional knowledge, from both at Oxford and wider UK universities, as well as a focus on student engagement.
If you would like to get in touch with any of the team, we would be delighted to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org.