True or False?

You may have heard stories about Oxford, but which of them are true?

1. The majority of Oxford students are private schooled.

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It's False.

Of those schooled in the UK, 56% of Oxford undergraduates attended a state school with 44% coming from private schools.

2. The education sector is the most popular career destination for Oxford graduates.

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More Oxford graduates become teachers than lawyers, bankers, or politicians.

3. Oxford is looking for “all-rounders”.

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That's False.

Oxford is looking for the best people in their chosen subject. Not being sporty, a musician or a maths whizz won’t affect your application if you want to study English!

4. Some Oxford colleges have curfews.

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That's False.

Totally false! You’re free to come and go as you please. If late nights are your thing, check out our favourite clubs of the city.

5. You can’t apply to Oxford AND Cambridge.

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You can’t apply to both Oxford and Cambridge in the same admissions cycle.

6. 1 in 4 of Oxford students receive a bursary.

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Around 25% of Oxford UK/EU students receive a bursary. Check the University website for up-to-date info.

7. Oxford’s Bodleian Libraries have around 5 million items.

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Bodleian Libraries have combined collections of 12 million items which Oxford students are entitled to use for their research!

8. Oxford is difficult so the drop out rate is quite high.

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It's False.

While an Oxford degree can be tough, there is a lot of student support. Only 1.6% of Oxford students drop out, compared to the national average of 7%.

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