Applying to an Oxford undergraduate course can seem quite daunting, but we have many resources to help you successfully navigate this process.

The application process

Application to an undergraduate course at the University of Oxford takes place between 1 September and 15 October each year, for places beginning the following autumn. To apply you must complete a UCAS form. You can find our full guide to applying to St John’s on the college’s website here. The University also provides helpful guidance for the application process here. There is detailed information available on the following topics:

If you’re looking for application advice from students who have been through the process themselves, you can find the Alternative Prospectus here–this is put together by current St John’s students for prospective students like you!

Books & Guides

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Click here for an FAQ document compiled by the Admissions Officer.