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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 A Guide for Freshers The Oxford University Counselling Service provides practical advice on Freshers’ Week and beyond to help new undergraduates take the challenges in their stride. Text by Maureen Freed, read by Kevin Halon. Kevin Halon, Maureen Freed 14 Sep 2015
2 Classics Course II: Of Course It's For You Tim Whitmarsh gives a talk for the Classics Open Day held on 16th March 2013 about doing a Classics degree at Oxford. Tim Whitmarsh 10 Apr 2013
3 Creative Commons Biology, Chemistry and Biochemistry at Oxford: a guide for prospective undergraduate students This light-hearted talk gives you the chance to hear three admissions tutors discuss what you can expect from their courses, and what the tutors are looking for when they select students. Martin Speight, Mark Wormald, Nick Green 04 Mar 2013
4 Creative Commons 2012 Access Lecture Sir Martin Harris delivers the 2012 Univ Access Lecture entitled 'Reflections on seven years as Head of OFFA'. Sir Martin Harris 22 May 2012
5 A New era for Higher Education: Challenges and Opportunities for Oxford David Watson leads a panel discussion on the future of Oxford as a leader for higher education. With Mike Nicholson, Nick Rawlins, Ben Plummer-Powell and Loren Griffith. David Watson, Mike Nicholson, Nick Rawlins, Ben Plummer-Powell 05 Oct 2011
6 Part 1: Studying Anthropology at Oxford Current graduate students in the School of Anthropology at Oxford University talk about what it is like to study anthropology at Oxford and the different graduate degrees available. Jennie Rothera, Sophie Chao, Darryl Stellmach, Santhy Balachandran 12 Jul 2010
7 Caroline Pendleton, medical student and summer school mentor Caroline Pendleton on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Caroline Pendleton 21 Jan 2010
8 Dr. Malcolm Stewart, Chemistry tutor Dr. Malcolm Stewart on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Malcolm Stewart 21 Jan 2010
9 Dr. Emma Smith, Fellow in English, Hertford College Dr. Emma Smith on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Emma Smith 21 Jan 2010
10 Mike Nicholson, Director of Admissions Mike Nicholson on the UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. Mike Nicholson 21 Jan 2010
11 UNIQ Summer School introductory video An introductory video to the exciting free UNIQ Summer School programme at the University of Oxford. University of Oxford 18 Jan 2010
12 Parents' and Carers' Guide This guide provides information about Oxford for anyone who is encouraging a student to make an application to the University, and who will be supporting them through the application process and beyond. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
13 Graduate Finance Guide Graduate Finance Guide. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
14 Graduate Prospectus 2010 Graduate Prospectus 2010. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
15 Undergraduate Finance Guide This guide outlines the costs you should expect to meet when studying at Oxford and also the various forms of financial support that will be available to you. Includes details of the Oxford Opportunity Bursary. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
16 Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - Finding out more Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - Finding out more. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
17 Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - How to Apply and Colleges Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - How to Apply and Colleges. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
18 Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - Courses Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - Courses. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
19 Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - Introduction Undergraduate Prospectus 2010 - Introduction. University of Oxford 10 Jul 2009
20 St Hilda's College: postgraduate life Experiencing St Hilda's College: postgraduate life Helen Swift talks to Lucia Nixon, Tutor for Admissions, about postgraduate life at St Hilda's College. Lucia Nixon, Helen Swift 21 Jan 2009
21 St Hilda's College: undergraduate life Experiencing St Hilda's College: undergraduate life Helen Swift talks to Lucia Nixon, Tutor for Admissions, about undergraduate life at St Hilda's College. Lucia Nixon, Helen Swift 21 Jan 2009
22 Chemistry Information Day Talk A talk about Chemistry, studying at Oxford, the course, admissions and Oxford interviews. Nick Green 19 Sep 2008
23 The Oxford interview – Biology Biology tutors Martin Speight and Mike Bonsall explain the whys and wherefores of the Oxford biology interview, how candidates can best prepare, and they also have a word of advice for those who are unsuccessful. Martin Speight, Mike Bonsall 04 Apr 2008
24 The Oxford interview - Law Law tutors Liora Lazarus and Ben Goold explain the whys and wherefores of the Oxford law interview, and what candidates can expect to happen at the interview. Liora Lazarus, Ben Goold 12 Nov 2007
25 The Oxford interview - Medicine Biomedical tutors Helen Christian and Robert Wilkins explain the whys and wherefores of the Oxford interview, and give tips on how best to prepare for the medicine interview. Helen Christian, Robert Wilkins 31 Oct 2007
26 The Oxford interview - History tutors tell all History tutors Mark Mulholland and Catherine Holmes explain the whys and wherefores of the Oxford interview, and give tips on how best to prepare. Mark Mulholland, Catherine Holmes 24 Oct 2007
27 International interviews Tutors Richard Earl and Helen Charlesworth, who will be travelling to India to interview international applicants, give an insight on what's going to happen and how best to prepare for it. Richard Earl, Helen Charlesworth 26 Sep 2007
28 International students If you want to apply to Oxford from abroad, there are a number of extra questions you may have: James Tibbert from Oxford’s International Office is on hand to give some advice. James Tibbert 20 Aug 2007
29 Making an application - tutors give tips Three tutors bust some myths about making successful applications to Oxford. Why playing games with college or course choice are unlikely to help. What students can do to prepare for an Oxford application. Mark Mulholland, Catherine Holmes, Helen Christian 30 Jul 2007
30 Choosing a College Applying to Oxford means applying to a college. So what do you do? Two current students tell their story and reveal what effect college choice actually has on your application. Mike Nicholson, Dawn Rennie, Gareth Duxbury 11 Jul 2007
31 The personal statement on the UCAS form Three Oxford tutors talk to Mike what they do and don't like to read in a personal statement, and what they actually do with the information which students provide. Mike Nicholson, Richard Earl, Steve Roberts, Lucinda Rumsey 26 Jun 2007
32 Student life at Oxford Current Oxford students describe their typical day as a student. They discuss the amount of work and how they get it done, and they give us a glimpse of their lives beyond lectures, books and essays. Mike Nicholson, Dawn Rennie, Gareth Duxbury 12 Jun 2007
33 Is Oxford for me? In the first episode, Mike talks to Emma and Sinead, who work in the University's Access team. They talk about work, their experiences as students and how they chose their university. Mike Nicholson, Emma Coulston, Sinead Gallagher 11 May 2007