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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

Competition

Eligibility

Deadline for entries

Further details

Institute of Physics

Quantum on the Clock

Students in the UK and Ireland, in their final two years of pre-university education8 July 2022

Quantum on the Clock

The Oxford Scientist 

Schools Writing Competition Trinity Term 2022

All UK students in years 10-13 or equivalent20 July 2022

Schools Writing Competition Trinity Term 2022

Pembroke College

North West Essay Prize - Humanities, Science and Social Science

State school or state sixth form college students entering Year 12 from the North West of England1 September 2022

Pembroke College North West Essay Prize

More competitions will be published here throughout the year.