5 episodes

The Target Oxbridge Podcast aims to share the knowledge of how to effectively target a top UK university with parents, teachers and young people across the country.

In this podcast, Naomi Kellman, the founder of Target Oxbridge, interviews Target Oxbridge students who are studying at Oxford and Cambridge to delve into their experiences, get their tips for applying and share the advice they would give to their 16 year old selves.

Target Oxbridge launched in 2012 to help black students to gain places at Oxford and Cambridge.

Visit https://targetoxbridge.co.uk/

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    • 5.0, 15 Ratings

The Target Oxbridge Podcast aims to share the knowledge of how to effectively target a top UK university with parents, teachers and young people across the country.

In this podcast, Naomi Kellman, the founder of Target Oxbridge, interviews Target Oxbridge students who are studying at Oxford and Cambridge to delve into their experiences, get their tips for applying and share the advice they would give to their 16 year old selves.

Target Oxbridge launched in 2012 to help black students to gain places at Oxford and Cambridge.

Visit https://targetoxbridge.co.uk/

    How to Make a Competitive Oxbridge Application

    How to Make a Competitive Oxbridge Application

    In this last episode of the series Naomi answers the question on everyone’s lips: ‘How do you make a strong Oxbridge application?’ She shares advice on personal statement writing, entrance assessment preparation, teacher references, and interviews, drawing on eight years of experience of helping students to navigate the process.

    Bez Adeosun, who studied Politics at Cambridge and is now a part of the Target Oxbridge team, shares his own experiences of applying to Cambridge, how he overcame the challenges he faced, and the advice he now gives to students as they apply to Oxbridge.

    The Target Oxbridge Podcast aims to share the knowledge of how to effectively target a top UK university with parents, teachers and young people across the country, perhaps even the world!  

    Visit https://targetoxbridge.co.uk/ and connect with us on Twitter and Instagram: @TargetOxbridge.

    • 47 min
    How to Build Confidence and Resilience

    How to Build Confidence and Resilience

    How can students build the confidence and resilience they need to make it through the Oxbridge application process? How can parents help their younger children to the develop the intellectual curiosity needed to succeed academically? In this episode Naomi shares tips on how non-academic activities can be used to help students become well-rounded and resilient.

    Phoenix Guwa, currently studying Medicine at Oxford, joins the podcast to share how his experiences of sport, music and occasional failure helped him to the develop that character traits that got him to Oxford and through his first year as a Medicine student.

    The Target Oxbridge Podcast aims to share the knowledge of how to effectively target a top UK university with parents, teachers and young people across the country, perhaps even the world!  

    Visit https://targetoxbridge.co.uk/ and connect with us on Twitter and Instagram: @TargetOxbridge.

    • 40 min
    How to Prove You Love Your Subject

    How to Prove You Love Your Subject

    How does a student stand out from the crowd and prove to Oxbridge tutors that they really love their chosen subject? Where can they find the right resources and guidance to get started? In this episode Naomi shares the details of free online resources and events that parents, teachers and students can use to start preparing for an Oxbridge application.

    Tsemaye Ujemamore, currently studying Engineering at Cambridge, joins the podcast to speak about the extra-curricular activities that helped her fall in love with her subject and gain her Cambridge place, including working on creating a new type of brick!

    The Target Oxbridge Podcast aims to share the knowledge of how to effectively target a top UK university with parents, teachers and young people across the country, perhaps even the world!  

    Visit https://targetoxbridge.co.uk/ and connect with us on Twitter and Instagram: @TargetOxbridge.

    • 38 min
    How to Make the Right Academic Choices

    How to Make the Right Academic Choices

    How do you choose the right school, GCSEs, A Levels, and university course to improve the chances of gaining an Oxbridge place? How will all of this affect a student’s career options? In this episode Naomi shares tips on how parents and teachers can support their children and students to make the right choices for them, using data and online resources.

    Liz Oladunni, who studied History and Politics at Oxford and is now pursuing a career as a corporate lawyer, joins the podcast to speak about her choices, and how she got a legal training contract without studying a Law degree!

    The Target Oxbridge Podcast aims to share the knowledge of how to effectively target a top UK university with parents, teachers and young people across the country, perhaps even the world!  

    Visit https://targetoxbridge.co.uk/ and connect with us on Twitter and Instagram: @TargetOxbridge.

    • 46 min
    What is Oxbridge really like?

    What is Oxbridge really like?

    Ever wondered what studying at Oxbridge is really like? Is it really like Hogwarts? Do you have to study 24/7? Will you struggle to fit in? In the very first episode of the Target Oxbridge Podcast, Naomi explores the different ways parents and teachers can make Oxbridge seem less like a fantasy world and more like a realistic option for their children and students.

    Mary Bonsu, studying Law and French Law at Oxford, joins the podcast to speak about her perceptions of Oxford before and after applying, and the experiences she has of the Oxford African and Caribbean Society and Oxford access programmes.

    The Target Oxbridge Podcast aims to share the knowledge of how to effectively target a top UK university with parents, teachers and young people across the country, perhaps even the world!  Visit https://targetoxbridge.co.uk/ and connect with us on Twitter and Instagram: @TargetOxbridge.

    • 34 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

__philip.& ,

Amazing.

This podcast was really helpful and insightful, I would certainly recommend!

BlxckSorbet ,

Learnt so much! Thank you

The podcast series was incredibly informative. Thanks for all the tips!

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