Outreach Events

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We run a yearly programme for prospective Law applicants in Year 12 (or equivalent) currently attending UK state schools. The programme will take place on 8th-10th August 2023.

40 participants receive the opportunity to visit Magdalen for a three-day residential programme, including the following activities:

Day 1: Law at Oxford Day 2: Studying Law Day 3: Oxford Admissions
Introduction to Law at Magdalen and Oxford Small-group Law taster sessions Overview of Oxford Admissions
Tour of College Tours of Oxford city and University Demonstration Law Interviews
Plenary Law taster session Formal dinner Q&A Session

Eligibility: It is essential that you meet all of the following criteria:

  •  Y12 (or equivalent) student studying in the UK
  • Attending a non-selective state school or home schooled (individuals who do not fit this criteria but who have extenuating circumstances may still apply)
  • An interest in studying Law at university
  • Predicted to get at least AAA at A-Level (or equivalent) unless there is a reason why you are predicted lower

Our events are aimed to help support students who come from backgrounds that are historically under-represented at Oxford. As such we will also be using the following criteria to assess applications:

  • Your post-code (if you are from an area of low progression to university or from an area of high deprivation)
  • If you are in receipt of Free School Meals
  • If you will be the first your family to attend university
  • You are care-experienced or are a young carer.

Law at Magdalen 2022 participants in a small-group taster session

Applications for the 2023 programme will open here in May 2023. Please note that applications are highly competitive.

To be notified about applications opening, you may sign up to the Law residential mailing list below.

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  Participants, student helpers and staff at the 2022 Law at Magdalen residential

Physics & Engineering Programme

Following a successful virtual pilot in 2021, the Physics & Engineering Programme will take place in-person on 29th – 31st August 2023.

40 participants receive the opportunity to visit Magdalen for a three-day residential programme, with activities including Physics and Engineering taster sessions by Oxford tutors, tours of Magdalen and Oxford, and guidance about the Oxford admissions process.

Eligibility: It is essential that you meet all of the following criteria:

  •  Y12 (or equivalent) student studying in the UK
  • Attending a non-selective state school or home schooled (individuals who do not fit this criteria but who have extenuating circumstances may still apply)
  • An interest in studying Physics, Engineering or a related subject at university
  • Predicted to get at least AAA at A-Level (or equivalent) unless there is a reason why you are predicted lower

Our events are aimed to help support students who come from backgrounds that are historically under-represented at Oxford. As such we will also be using the following criteria to assess applications:

  • Your post-code (if you are from an area of low progression to university or from an area of high deprivation)
  • If you are in receipt of Free School Meals
  • If you will be the first your family to attend university
  • You are care-experienced or are a young carer.

Further details about this programme will be published here in due course. To receive email updates about the programme, including a notification when applications open, you may sign up to our mailing list below.

Interested in the Law or Physics & Engineering programmes? Sign up here to receive an email notification when applications open.