Events that students apply for directly | University of Oxford
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 opportunity for UK state school students to experience university life. Stay in Oxford for four nights and attend academic tasters and advice and guidance sessions by day.
Target OxbridgeBlack African and Caribbean students at UK state schoolsWe invite Black African and Caribbean students at UK state schools to 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. 
If GCSEs are coming up….
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.Come along to an Investigating Options event that will help you think about subject choices for later on.
St John’s Inspire ProgrammeStudents at non-selective state schools in the UK.An online engagement programme for Year 11 pupils from non-selective state schools. All participants are also invited to apply for a summer school the summer following their GCSEs.
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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