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Oxford Medieval and Modern Languages Open Day

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Open day for prospective students in Year 12 interested in Modern Languages at Oxford.

10:50     Registration at Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford


11:20     Modern Languages at Oxford – South and North Schools:

             Welcome and introduction: ‘Why study languages? Why Oxford? The course outlined.’

             ‘Studying Literature Mini Lecture’

             ‘Branching Out: New Opportunities for Language Studies at Oxford’

             ‘Something New: Linguistics’

             ‘View from the Ground: Life as an Undergraduate at Oxford’ (current Modern Languages undergraduates)

             ‘Life after Oxford: Careers’


12:15     Q&A session for prospective applicants with current undergraduates

12:55     Disperse for lunch (own arrangements)


14:00-15:00    Q&A session for parents/ guardians/ teachers – North School

14:00-16:00    Language-specific sessions

                      French: South School               German: Room 1
                      Modern Greek: Room 12 (14:40 & 15:20 only)   Italian: Room 8
                      Spanish: Room 9                      Portuguese: Room 7
                      Russian: Room 15            Polish: Room 6 (14:40 & 15:20 only)
                      Czech: Room 2 (14:40 & 15:20 only)     Linguistics: Room 11                           Joint Schools: Room 10

There will be three sessions per language* at 14:00, 14:40, and 15:20; these separate meetings have been organised so that you can ask about more than one language. There is no need to book to attend these afternoon sessions. *(Please note that there will only be two sessions for Modern Greek, Czech, & Polish, at 14:40 and 15:20)

Please note the rooms allocated for the language-specific sessions may be subject to change on the day.

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