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This is Staircase12, University College Oxford's online hub of resources for students thinking about applying to top universities. You'll find plenty of ideas for stretching yourself beyond the school syllabus.

 

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Oxford and Cambridge are so similar that they are often talked about in the same sentence. Here's a joint outreach website from both Universities with resources and events...

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Think again. There’s a pervasive myth that Oxford is more expensive than other unis, but thanks to fee reductions and bursary support it can actually work out cheaper than...

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The hottest topics of debate, argued for and against in an organised way - add your own thoughts and practise being critical. 

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An inimitable resource on English-language poetry. A particular treasure is its recordings of poets reading their work - some of which go back to the nineteenth century.

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A perfect book to dip in and out of, filled with examples of physics principles being applied to real life situations. Look out for second hand copies going cheaply!

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A book which introduces major themes in political thought without being daunting or boring. For those students thinking of applying for politics this is a great way to get an...

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