University of Oxford
7.7
7.7 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on 218 ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"This is a big debate, one which Oxford is highly aware of. Part of the problem is that people who need to be better represented are discouraged from applying precisely because of this image. My advice is APPLY! Oxford does take people based on merit, and does understand circumstance. Don't be put off by Oxford's public school reputation, it exists, but it's no more than a strand."
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

"Oxford is a beautiful city and there are always lots of interesting things going..."

Night life

"There are a good-ish number of bars, pubs and clubs that are popular among students,..."

Clubs and social environment

"Living so close to others in smaller college environments is a huge bonus. The union..."

Diverse backgrounds

"It is something that Oxford is working on, with each college having an outreach region..."

Careers services

"I use the careers service when I'm looking for internship opportunities. I took part..."

Pros

"Tutorial teaching means that classes can be more tailored to me and my interests...."

Cons

"The cost by far. The lack of available scholarships or bursaries for graduate st..."


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