University of Oxford
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7.7
7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"The careers service have been SO helpful. From running regular talks and workshops, to being able to book 20 minute individual appointments to discuss anything you need. They publish their events weekly in an email newsletter and you either sign up online or just turn up. The careers fairs generally happen at the start of the first term (Michaelmas) and are as intimidating as you would expect. There are specific fairs for law, finance, consulting, teaching, maths etc which I found very helpful, though there are arguments that careers outside the obvious can be under-represented. The lack of obvious campus probably puts us at a disadvantage for a lot of recruitment strategies but the college alumni networks can be very effective, depending on college. Departments can also be very useful, even for careers not directly related to your subject."
Quality of facilities
8.2 / 10
 
Night life
6.9 / 10
 
Student union
5.6 / 10
 
How diverse is your university
5.1 / 10
 
Quality of teaching
7.9 / 10
 
Structure of courses
7.3 / 10
 
Preparation for a job
7 / 10
 

What students say about...

Location of university

"Located in Oxford city. Brilliant library facilities and good sports facilities,..."

Night life

"There are pubs, lovely parks, tons of free museums, the old buildings themselves..."

Clubs and social environment

"Social environment is not centred around an SU. Each college has its own bar and..."

Diverse backgrounds

"This is a big debate, one which Oxford is highly aware of. Part of the problem is..."

Careers services

"In first year, there is not as much support as it is not of as high importance. But..."

Pros

"Access to a range of opportunities in many fields. Being taught by world experts..."

Cons

"Can be really demanding. You need good time management between academic, extra-academic..."


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