UNIQ students 2018
UNIQ students 2018

Events that students apply for directly

If you are thinking about going to university and want to find out what student life is like first, or perhaps how to put in a strong UCAS application, then consider getting involved in one of the activities listed here. They are all free and you apply directly online – you don’t need your school to apply for you.

ProgrammeEligibility criteriaMore information       
If you have recently completed GCSEs (or equivalent), then think about...
UNIQUK state school students in their penultimate year of further education (Y12 or equivalent)  An online programme that will help you explore subjects that interest you and to prepare for university. You will be introduced to current students and academics at Oxford and learn more about student life here as well as being given sustained guidance on Oxford's admissions process.
Choosing Oxford online student conferencesUK students in Y11 and Y12 (or equivalent) 

Choosing Oxford webinars and other online conference events run in March. They're an opportunity to hear from students and staff at Oxford and gain a deeper insight into our admissions process and what living and studying at Oxford is like. View a sample timetable and watch recordings of past sessions.  

Target OxbridgeBlack African and Caribbean students at UK state schoolsBlack African and Caribbean students at UK state schools are invited to join this programme for ongoing mentoring, academic tasters and help with applications.
Aim for Oxford  State school students in the North-EastA two-year-long programme for state school students in the North-East, supporting them to make successful applications to the university. 
Levelling Up: PhysicsY12 state school students in Oxfordshire, Berkshire or BuckinghamshireA 14-month programme of tutoring, mentoring and events for Y12 students who are interested in studying physics at university. The programme offers participants the chance to enhance their physics knowledge, meet current physics students, and learn more about university life. 
Higher Education fairsNone

We attend a number of Higher Education fairs around the country and online, where students and staff are available to speak to you about studying at Oxford.

If GCSEs are coming up, then think about…
PathwaysStudents at non-selective state schools in the UK. Priority to schools without sixth forms, or with little, if any, history of sending students to Oxford.In the light of the pandemic, this programme is currently under review. 
St John’s Inspire ProgrammeStudents at non-selective state schools in the UK.An online engagement programme for Year 9-11 pupils from non-selective state schools. All participants are also invited to apply for a residential summer school the summer following their GCSEs. Application deadline is 30 November, 2021. 
If you are just starting secondary school, then think about…
OxploreNoneGo beyond what you learn at school and get involved discussing our 'Big Questions' online, either at home or in the classroom.


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