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Students on the UNIQ summer school.

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

Department of Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) Women in Chemistry (WIC) Star Chemist Baking Competition

All students aged 10-169 January 2023

Star Chemist: RSC WIC Baking Competition

Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages

French and Spanish Flash Fiction

Any secondary school students (aged 11 to 18) studying French and/or Spanish.12 noon on 31 March 2023

Language competitions

More competitions will be published here throughout the year.