University Interview Preparation Support
Undergraduate interview tips
Undergraduate admissions interview questions
Many undergraduate courses, like medicine, nursing, dentistry and art and design, require applicants to undertake a university interview. The undergraduate admissions interview questions will assess your skills, interest, and overall suitability for a particular degree course. Certain universities like Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College, and London School of Economics, are also likely to hold an undergraduate interview. Uni Direct provides bespoke university undergraduate interview preparation guidance. Our specialist mentors provide one-to-one consultation sessions. Helping you build your confidence and experience for that all important big day.
There are a number of different university interview tips and techniques to help you prepare and deliver a great interview. We recommend you prepare answers to undergraduate admissions interview questions. Your answers should demonstrate your competency and skills. Giving examples of how you have developed skills, and to demonstrate your experience and positions of responsibility. The ‘STAR’ (Situation Task Action Response) approach described here is always a good way of thinking through your answers.
Undergraduate university interview preparation
Practice, practice, practice before your interview, and even write down examples under core competency based questions. For example questions relating to time management and planning/organisation, team work, communication, problem solving, initiative and enterprise, self-management/motivation, and learning and use of technology etc.
We can help you with your undergraduate university interview questions. A key part of this support will be running through university interview tips, for your chosen degree course and university. Our specialist mentors can support you on medicine interview questions, Oxbridge interviews, or interviews for art and design courses.
We will also help make sure your university interview day runs as smoothly as possible. By, for instance, helping you check your travel arrangements, knowing where you are going, and planning so that you arrive in plenty of time for your interview.
You should dress smartly for the undergraduate degree interview and shake hands with the interview panel. Make sure you introduce yourself in a calm manner, take time to collect your thoughts, and answer questions clearly.
Ultimately a successful undergraduate university interview comes from preparation and practice and we are here to help you with both.