Interested in applying to Oxford? We’ve got lots of resources to help you on your way.
Resources from the University
Undergraduate Admissions and Outreach home http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate
The main online source of all information for undergraduate admissions.
University of Oxford Digital Prospectus https://www.ox.ac.uk/digital-prospectus
Oxford's prospectus for 2022-entry is now available! We have replaced our print prospectus with a purely digital experience. The digital prospectus offers a bite-sized and digestible introduction to studying as an undergraduate at the University, and it lets you hear from our students first-hand.
Scholarships and financial support https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/fees-and-funding/fees-funding-and-scholarships/search
Calculate the amount of money you could receive from the University of Oxford in scholarships.
Applying to Oxford http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/applying-to-oxford
For an overview of the admissions timeline, how to apply and entry requirements. You'll also find guidance for students with disabilities, International applicants, mature applicants, teachers and families.
Guidance for Applicants http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/applying-to-oxford/guide
Advice about applications, admissions tests, interviews, written work and the decisions process.
Digital Resource Hub https://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/increasing-access/ug-digital-resources/students-over-16
In-depth resources bank produced by the University of Oxford to help you explore your subject.
Suggested subject resources
The University has suggested resources and readings for each Oxford course. Very handy for working out which course to apply for and for reading around your chosen subject.
Admissions Tests http://www.ox.ac.uk/admissions/undergraduate/applying-to-oxford/guide/admissions-tests
Guidance and advice about all Oxford admissions tests can be found on the University website. You can also check the relevant department websites for your subject.
Resources from Corpus Christi College
Using resources Using resources KS5 (canva.com)
Here are our top tips on using resources effectively.
Why you should apply to Oxford! Top tips thread https://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2021-01/why_you_should_apply_2.pdf
Student Ambassadors tell you why you should apply to Oxford.
Attending virtual open days: a guide https://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2021-01/guide_to_attending_virtual_open_days_2.pdf
This guide will help you prepare for virtual open day and ensure you get the most out of them.
Personal statements: the lowdown https://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2021-01/personal_statements_the_lowdown_1.pdf
Personal statement tips from Student Ambassadors.
Personal statements top tips thread https://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2021-01/personal_statements_1.pdf
Top tips for your personal statement.
Admissions tests https://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2021-01/admissions_tests_3.pdf
Taking an admissions test? Check out these top tips.
Preparing for mock exams top tips thread https://www.ccc.ox.ac.uk/sites/default/files/2021-01/preparing_for_mocks.pdf
Top tips on preparing for mock exams.
Interviews can be daunting but these top tips are here to reassure you.
Resources from other colleges
Admissions Workshop by Jesus College, Oxford https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8QyRxixoYxA&list=PLrP5or0tZE-SsnZl9YBHcpCXLufxAe8Yk&index=3&t=0s
This workshop was recorded in August 2019 at the Jesus College Seren Summer School. Here you'll hear from Access Fellow, Dr Matt Williams, plus current undergraduate students, about how to prepare for three of the core elements of the Oxford admissions process: 1) writing a personal statement, 2) preparing for admissions tests and 3) guidance about Oxford interviews.
Oxford for the East of England Super-curricular Video resources https://www.ox.ac.uk/oxfordforEE/springboard
Check out this fantastic bank of super-curricular video resources from Oxford for the East of England.
Staircase 12 (Univ College, Oxford)
An online hub of resources and information for students thinking about applying to top universities. You’ll find plenty of ideas here for stretching yourself beyond the school syllabus.
St Edmund Hall Applying to Oxford Playlist https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNXj40GwnmWVot1zNQfaWtuQTWP0KNKQb
A handy playlist of videos on the Oxford application process, including videos on personal statements, admissions tests, written work and interviews.
St John's College Inspire https://sjcinspire.com/
A range of resources and programmes for Oxford applicants provided by St John's College, Oxford.
Worcester College University Application Resources https://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/applying/access-and-outreach/resources/support-during-schools-closures-covid-19/support-year-12
Resources from Worcester College in Oxford that assist you with applying to university, including to Oxford.
Worcester College Bookshelf Project https://www.worc.ox.ac.uk/applying/access-and-outreach/resources/bookshelf
Tutors and students at Worcester College send you books they enjoy. Covers a range of subjects.