St John’s College is delighted to welcome applications for the Chemistry Study Day on Wednesday 18th of May 2022.
  • Date 18 May 2022 - 9.50 a.m. - 18 May 2022 - 4.00 p.m.
  • Location St John's College, Oxford

The Chemistry Study Day is open to all pupils currently studying at non-selective state schools and sixth-form colleges in the UK, in Year 12 (Lower Sixth) or equivalent, studying Chemistry at A-level (or equivalent).

What does the day involve?

The Chemistry Study Day is a day-long event that offers pupils the opportunity to find out about studying these two subjects at the University of Oxford. Pupils will attend academic taster sessions, receive a tour of St John’s College, and find out about the Chemistry undergraduate degree and application process from tutors and current students.

Highlights of the day include:

  • An OxBox Chemistry Challenge session
  • An academic taster session from Chemistry tutors
  • A talk on what Chemistry courses at the University of Oxford have to offer, and how to apply
  • A Q&A with tutors and current students
  • A tour of St John’s College

Click here to download our Chemistry Study Day Flyer.

How to Apply

To apply, please fill in this form. The deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 22nd of April 2022.

All entries received before the closing date will be considered, and pupils will be told the outcome of their application shortly after the closing date. Due to the high volume of applications, we are unable to confirm entries as they are received.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Selection is based on academic merit, using GCSE or National 5 performance. Pupils must be predicted to achieve at least AAA at A level or AAAAB/AAAAA in Scottish Highers (or equivalent). Where Pupils from the Scottish system can offer Advanced Highers we would expect AA (for two subjects) or AAB (for three subjects). Places are generally limited to two per school/college, although larger establishments may be offered more places.

We want to make it as easy as possible for you to visit St John’s and see for yourself what we are able to offer to our undergraduate students. All events and resources are free to qualifying pupils, but students will need to pay for their travel to St Johns College in Oxford.

Qualifying pupils will be able to apply for Inspire Travel Awards to meet their travel costs. For more information about our Inspire Travel Awards, click here.

The deadline to apply for Travel Awards for the Chemistry Study Day is 4pm on Friday 22st of April 2022.

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