Who should apply?

  • Do you love to learn?
  • Do you love to talk about your chosen subject with others?
  • Do you want to be taught in small, interactive groups?
  • Are you motivated to reach your potential?

If the answers are YES, and you meet the eligibility criteria, then the Foundation Year is for you. At Oxford, students come from all kinds of backgrounds but are united by their passion for their subject and their desire to learn.

What our students say

"The Foundation Year has made me realise that I can fit in to Oxford - there is no one typical Oxford student and I'm just as much an Oxford student as anyone else. I've found a place here that I didn't think I would find." 

Foundation Year student, 2016/17

There is no Oxford type: we are all the Oxford type

Foundation Year student 2016