History

Background

History is a very popular discipline, allowing students to engage with and interrogate the events and accounts of the past. Below you will find information about the specific degree courses offered by Oxford University and Cambridge University to study History, how to prepare, and how Oxbridge Interviews can help you with your application.

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Meet an Interviewer

Rachael

History | Rachael Rachael is a current postdoctoral student at the University of Oxford. Her research centres around the socio-political climate of Tibet, Mongolia, and China in the 18th Century.

She is also a current tutor in Tibetan History at the Oriental Institute at Oxford University.

Rachael’s advice to students on their interviews is: “Think carefully about the questions you have been asked. Your interviewers will not mind if you pause to think!”