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Resources for Schools and Prospective Applicants

Below are some links to subject resources and information about university application that may be useful to schools, teachers, parents and students. Subject resources contain suggestions about wider reading and activities for KS35.

You may also like to look at our Springboard video collection. These educational videos are made by our graduate students about their research. Each video is a short introduction to a topic with questions and further reading and activities

Information and resources for teachers

Subject-specific super-curricular resources for students and teachers

Please click on the links below to access subject resources [PDFs] that can be used to broaden and deepen students’ subject knowledge. These will be updated as new suggestions come in. If you have resources you recommend, please email: outreach@​balliol.​ox.​ac.​uk

Springboard video collection

You may also like to look at our Springboard video collection. These educational videos are made by our graduate students about their research. Each video is a short introduction to a topic with questions and further reading and activities.

Transition Resources

The document below contains resources to help students make a successful transition to Oxford University. This guide includes an introduction to Oxford, general study skills advice and specific advice about reading, note-taking and essay writing.

Academic Transition Resources

For parents and families

Applying to Balliol College

Applying to Oxford University

In this video Jack Robinson, a member of our Outreach staff, outlines the application process for Oxford, what to expect and what you can do to make your application as strong and competitive as possible.

For KS4 students

For KS3 students