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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


Target Group

Deadline for entries

Further details

OxploreThe Big Oxplore Essay CompetitionSecondary school students in Y7-13 in Wales and the South West of EnglandNoon, Tuesday 1 December 2020Oxplore

More competitions will be published here throughout the year.