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Teaching Methods

Cambridge and Oxford, the lands of swirling rivers, Harry Potter and weird traditions. Everything has to be just a little bit different at Oxbridge – and this includes the way you are taught.

In Oxford and Cambridge, teaching is split between tutorials (or supervisions in Cambridge), classes, lectures and labs. Though it depends on your subject and college how many of each of these you will get (and, indeed, if you will get any) these are the general categories of teaching. So, to get you prepped and informed for your first day at uni – here’s a simple (but wonderfully nostalgic) top-trumps outline of each!