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PREPARING FOR OXBRIDGE
APPLY TO THE BEST UNIVERSITIES IN THE WORLD

In today’s highly competitive environment, Britain’s top universities of Oxford and Cambridge (collectively referred to as Oxbridge) are seeking academically successful candidates who stand out from the rest and can effectively demonstrate the passion for their subject.

Our dedicated Oxbridge support programme offers a range of activities, including mock interviews with Oxbridge academics and preparation for entrance exams, to ensure that you are well-prepared and your application is the best it can be.

  Total number of applicants (2019) Total number of places (2019) Applications
per place
The Times and Sunday Times Ranking 2021 CATS
placements
Cambridge University 19,359 3,528 5.5 1 11
Oxford University c.23,000 c.3,300 7 2 2

CATS Key Professions Oxbridge preparation is designed to stretch your passion and commitment to your subject, while also offering additional support and advice.

Key features

  • One-to-one preparation for university interviews, including mock interviews with Oxbridge academics.
  • Assistance writing personal statements tailored for Oxbridge.
  • Preparation for university entrance exams.
  • Seminars and workshops with Admissions Tutors and academic staff on what they look for in an application and how to prepare for interview.
  • Oxbridge-focused tuition to ensure offers are achieved.
  • Improvement of leadership, critical thinking, motivation and management skills through a variety of challenges and clubs, including the Duke of Edinburgh Award, Olympiad challenges and weekly debating clubs.
  • Oxbridge open days and tours.

Student Success

Nationality Programme Grade Destination Degree
Polish A level A*A*A* Cambridge Mathematics
Ukrainian A level A*A*A* Cambridge Engineering
Italian A level A*A*A*A* Oxford Chemistry
Ukrainian A level A*A*B Cambridge Mathematics
Albanian A level A*A*A*A* Cambridge Economics
Albanian IB 41 Oxford Experimental Psychology
Spanish IB 39 Cambridge Human, Social and Political Sciences
Hong Kong Chinese A level A*A*A*A* Cambridge Natural Sciences
Ukrainian A level A*A*A*A* Cambridge Natural Sciences
French Fast-track A level A*A*A Cambridge Modern and Medieval Languages
American A level A*A*A* Cambridge Natural Sciences
Chinese A level AAAB Cambridge Mathematics
Japanese A level A*A*A*A* Cambridge Veterinary Medicine
Vietnamese A level A*A*A*A* Cambridge Natural Sciences
South Korean A level A*A*A Cambridge Economics

“SOMETHING I REALLY ENJOYED ABOUT A LEVELS IS THE AMOUNT OF TIME WE SPEND IN INDEPENDENT STUDY. WE CAN LEARN MORE ABOUT THE SUBJECT”

Sara from Italy, progressed to study Chemistry at the University of Oxford

A levels A*A*A*A*

VIDEO INTERVIEW