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A guide to tutorials
Friday, February 2, 2018
Tutorials are an intrinsic part of the Oxford experience, and they're one of the many things that...
Tutorials are an intrinsic part of the Oxford experience, and they're one of the many things that have contributed towards giving Oxford its excellent reputation for teaching. But they can seem quite daunting if you’re not really sure about what will be involved, especially if you’ve heard the term but aren’t quite sure how it differs to...
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A guide to Oxford interviews
Monday, December 4, 2017
Interviews at Oxford can feel very daunting, and it can be easy to think that this is your only...
Interviews at Oxford can feel very daunting, and it can be easy to think that this is your only chance to impress the tutors and win your place at the University. But this isn’t the case – interviews are just one part of the whole Oxford application process, and they’re used along with the rest of your application (including your personal...
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A guide to the Oxford term
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
We're now into 6th week of Michaelmas Term, which means that the first of Oxford's famously short 8...
We're now into 6th week of Michaelmas Term, which means that the first of Oxford's famously short 8 week terms is nearly over! Oxford terms tend to run from 0th to 8th week for undergraduates, although you may find yourself starting earlier and/or staying longer depending on your course and if you have coursework deadlines. But generally, you’ll...
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A guide to Matriculation
Thursday, October 12, 2017
Matriculation is another one of those weird Oxford terms that you might hear either before you...
Matriculation is another one of those weird Oxford terms that you might hear either before you arrive in Oxford or once you've been here a few days. According to the University's website, Matriculation 'confers membership of the University on students'. But simply put, it's basically a ceremony where you, and hundreds of other freshers, are...
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A guide to sub fusc
Thursday, October 5, 2017
Sub fusc, or academic dress, is one of those Oxford quirks that it can take a while to get your head...
Sub fusc, or academic dress, is one of those Oxford quirks that it can take a while to get your head around before you start at Oxford. For one thing, you first need to work out what it actually is, and then you need to decide which clothes you're going to wear for it, and find out when you need to wear it. It can all get a bit confusing. So...
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