There is a variety of fantastic support available for students from non-traditional university backgrounds outside of OxFizz. Check out the following pages and programmes.
- Target Oxbridge - A programme to support black students applying to Oxford and Cambridge universities - deadline passed (a waiting list is operating)
Foundation Year at Lady Margaret Hall, University of Oxford - A one year programme at Oxford for under-privileged students who have already completed their A-levels that allows them to reach their full academic potential - deadline passed
Oxford & Cambridge Student Conferences - free conferences for year 12 students organised jointly by Oxford and Cambridge to provide the up-to-date information on applying - applications are made by teachers (if you are a student wanting to attend, please speak to your Head of Sixth Form)
Free Summer Schools
Sutton Trust Summer Schools - Free summer schools that give an insight into the university experience for non-fee paying students at eleven top universities including Cambridge, Durham, Bristol and Imperial College - deadline passed
UNIQ Summer School - Free summer schools that give an insight into the university experience at Oxford - deadline passed
Oxplore - an amazing online resource designed to engage students with topical discussions in a wide range of subjects ***HIGHLY RECOMMENDED***
Oxford Podcasts - a great library of fascinating podcasts covering many subjects given by lecturers at Oxford ***HIGHLY RECOMMENDED***
Oxford Arts Blog - the latest news and views in the arts, humanities and culture at Oxford University
Oxford Science Blog - the inside track on science at Oxford University: the projects, the people, and what's happening behind the scenes
Cambridge Undergraduate Study videos - the YouTube channel from Cambridge that has lots of fun videos about studying at Cambridge
OxFizz's Reading Lists - a list of suggested reading to help you find out more about your subject made by recent graduates from Oxford and Cambridge universities
- Oxford and Cambridge: Similarities and Differences - a useful page outlining the similarities and differences between Oxford and Cambridge and suggestions on how to decide between the two
- Applying to Oxford - a great outline of the application process to Oxford University
- Applying to Cambridge - a great outline of the application process to Cambridge University
- A guide to admissions tests at Oxford - the go-to page to find out if you have a pre-interview test at Oxford and further details
- A guide to admissions tests at Cambridge - the go-to page to find out if you have a pre-interview test at Cambridge and further details
- Interviews at Oxford - a useful and short video about interviews at Oxford and what you can expect
- Interviews at Cambridge - a useful and short video about interviews at Cambridge and what you can expect
- Suggested reading by subject - check this page out from Oxford that has lots of handy reading suggestions for your subject!
- Check out the faculty website for your specific subject for more information and tips!
Questions about these programmes and resources?