This page contains information regarding virtual access resources at St John's

Virtual Access Resources

Even if you are unable to visit Oxford in person yet, you can find out all the information you need to know about how to apply here. The Access & Admissions team have created a set of videos introducing student life at the university and offering guidance on the application process and admissions tests. New material will be added over the Autumn term, so you might like to bookmark this page for future reference!

Oxford is for everyone and, if you have found a course you would like to study and are predicted the required grades, we would love for you to apply. We want to offer all of our undergraduates the resources and environment for them to reach their full potential in their chosen field. If you have a disability you can discuss this in confidence with our Senior Academic Officer and College Disability Co-ordinator (see contacts below) on how we can support you. 

Important Dates and Deadlines

If you are applying to either Oxford or Cambridge Universities, the deadline for submitting your UCAS application form is 6pm on the 15th October.

Last date for registration for admissions tests is 15th October (except LNAT).

This year (2021) the admission tests (with the exception of the LNAT) will be held on either the 3rd or 4th November.

If your subject requires you to submit written work this must be sent by the 10th November.

Interviews (2021) will be held online from 6th to 20th December.

Offers are normally sent out mid-January.

Video Resources

Oxford Explained

This talk focuses on introducing pupils to the University of Oxford, the courses and societies it has to offer and the application process. It includes information on financial support available at the university, the practicalities of picking a course and a college, and illustrates practical ways in which pupils can engage with their subjects outside the classroom.

Oxford – How to Apply

A step-by-step guide to Oxford admissions and completing your UCAS application. This video contains helpful tips to ensure your application runs smoothly, including key dates for admissions tests and the deadline for submitting your UCAS application. 

A Quick Guide to Admissions Tests

Why does Oxford use admissions tests? When do I have to register by and when do I take the test? You can find all the answers in this video that deals with test requirements, how to register, how to prepare and much more. There’s also a section on what to do if you encounter any problems.


For further information, or if you have any specific questions about St John’s College, admissions or welfare and disability support the college offers please use the contacts listed below: