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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



Deadline for entries

Further details

Pembroke College

Discovering Forgotten Writers Competition - for English Literature

UK state school and college students, currently in Year 12.24 July 2023

Pembroke College Website

Keble College

Theology essay competition

16 - 18 year old students.9 June 2023

Theology and Joint Schools

More competitions will be published here throughout the year.