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    Oxford and Cambridge and UCL as far as I know. They definitely do (although you don't necessarily get interviewed at UCL, you can get an offer without).

    There are probably others that interview, but I don't know.
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    no no dnt wrry i`ve tried b4
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    interviwes for LAW

    Oxbridge
    UCL
    Kings
    Warrik
    LSE
    Manchester
    Bath? I think
    Birmingham

    Basically, all the uni's that want exams for law (lnat) will give u an interview, and also, other top unis' like lse (which dont require the lnat). However, more unis are joining the scheme so they probably will next year
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    I got an offer off Kings without interview, as did a few others I know...
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    Kings give interviews for law? That is not true (im trying to keep my emotions down for hatred n anger will spew over!!!). They may interview for mature students.
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    (Original post by THE UNDERDOG)
    interviwes for LAW

    Oxbridge
    UCL
    Kings
    Warrik
    LSE
    Manchester
    Bath? I think
    Birmingham

    Basically, all the uni's that want exams for law (lnat) will give u an interview, and also, other top unis' like lse (which dont require the lnat). However, more unis are joining the scheme so they probably will next year
    And yesterday's prize for the highest density of gross misinformation in a single post goes to *drumroll*: you.
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    (Original post by Sami C)
    Sorry if this has been answered before.
    Most offer interviews but not too many make interview mandatory for offering a place.

    Having said that, out of six listed choices, four may insist of interview! Depends of your choices. You could have a look on the web at those you are interested in and see if they insist on interview rather than listing those that don't interview just because they don't!
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    (Original post by mobb_theprequel)
    And yesterday's prize for the highest density of gross misinformation in a single post goes to *drumroll*: you.
    Indeed!

    I don't know of any non-mature student who has been interviewed for Law by anywhere other than Oxford or Cambridge. (Part of the purpose of the LNAT is to provide more information on candidates; which makes interviews even less likely outside of Oxbridge).

    Most Unis have a general policy of interviewing mature candidates, but this does not apply to the vast majority of people on this forum, and is not specific to Law!

    And yawn, you are extremely unlikely to be interviewed by four of your six choices unless you are a mature student (over 25). You can only apply to Oxford OR Cambridge; and there are not three other universities who routinely interview candidates for Law.

    Sami C, disregard most of the advice on this thread as it's totally inaccurate - you'll be hard-pressed to have to go to interviews at more than one uni; and if you don't apply to Oxbridge you will almost certainly not be called for interview. Good luck with applying - and if you do need to attend any interviews, great - they are really interesting from my experience. x
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    (Original post by THE UNDERDOG)
    interviwes for LAW

    Oxbridge
    UCL
    Kings
    Warrik
    LSE
    Manchester
    Bath? I think
    Birmingham

    Basically, all the uni's that want exams for law (lnat) will give u an interview, and also, other top unis' like lse (which dont require the lnat). However, more unis are joining the scheme so they probably will next year
    Warwick generally don't interview for law unless you're a mature student.

    Apart from Oxford and Cambridge I don't know of any University that routinely interviews non-mature students.

    I believe the only reason Oxbridge interview is fairness. For obvious reasons they want to be seen as giving everyone a fair chance.

    Most Universities get too many applications for it to be practical to interview everyone and don't have the pressure to be seen to be fair as Oxford and Cambridge do.
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    (Original post by zeek)
    The only reason Oxbridge interview is fairness. For obvious reasons they want to be seen as giving everyone a fair chance.

    Most Universities get too many applications for it to be practical to interview everyone and don't have the pressure to be seen to be fair as Oxford and Cambridge do.
    Oxbridge interview in order to be able to select the best candidates who are often very similar on paper. They give offers to ONLY the people who they want at the Uni; whereas most other Unis don't interview because they give out far more offers (e.g. Sheffield give out 1000 offers for 250 places).
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    (Original post by mobb_theprequel)
    And yesterday's prize for the highest density of gross misinformation in a single post goes to *drumroll*: you.
    And its equally impressive that he managed to include a university (Bath) that doesn't even teach law!

    Oh, and to clear one thing up, it seems UCL interview for law with a language courses only.
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    UCL definitely interview some candidates for straight law, and (I think) most candidates for the 4-year law & french/german/etc courses.
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    (Original post by Lottelo)
    And its equally impressive that he managed to include a university (Bath) that doesn't even teach law!

    Oh, and to clear one thing up, it seems UCL interview for law with a language courses only.
    Well the students at the open day said they thought some straight law students were still interviewed... most of the students showing us around had been interviewed themselves but the LNAT has probably cut down on their need to interview.
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    (Original post by Lauren18)
    Oxbridge interview in order to be able to select the best candidates who are often very similar on paper. They give offers to ONLY the people who they want at the Uni; whereas most other Unis don't interview because they give out far more offers (e.g. Sheffield give out 1000 offers for 250 places).
    With regards to candidates being very similar on paper this is a problem that many of the more popular universities have, not just Oxford and Cambridge. There is very little or arguably no difference between 80% of candidates accepted at these Universities compared with those that are rejected.

    The fact that they give offers roughly equivalent to places is that it is very rare for a student to reject an offer from these institutions.

    The other universities know that there is no reason to believe that the applicant will accept their offer over the applicant's other four choices (not including Oxbridge) so they have to make more offers than places. That is the rationale behind making offers.

    All Universities only make offers to those they want, unless of course they are under-subscribed.

    By saying Oxford and Cambridge need to be seen to be fair I didn't mean to imply the application process is a farce, however a tutor involved in selection at Oxford told me that the volume of interviews is increasing year after year so they may well move to less interviewing as it is becomes too burdensome. This doesn't mean they are less interested in getting the best candidates but they are carrying out far more interviews than they would like to which apparently is because they need to be seen to be fair.

    There is another reason why Oxford and I presume Cambridge interview and that is because of the tutorial method of teaching. An interview can help to identify those who would benefit most from this type of teaching.
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    I would say the only circumstances other than an Oxbridge interview that you might as an undergraduate applicant be interviewed for law would be:
    a) If you are applying for a law and language combination course where you spend time in another country as they may want to check the quality of your language skills
    b) If they want to make you a lower than standard offer (the department sometimes have to justify this to admissions so they say 'we've interviewed them and they're great) This happened to a friend this year at De Montford...(OK so I know this doesn't really count, but it still happened. No offence to De Montford people but when you have to advertise on TV...)
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    (Original post by zeek)
    With regards to candidates being very similar on paper this is a problem that many of the more popular universities have, not just Oxford and Cambridge. There is very little or arguably no difference between 80% of candidates accepted at these Universities compared with those that are rejected.
    Yes - hence why I said Oxbridge want the 'best' canidates.


    (Original post by zeek)
    The fact that they give offers roughly equivalent to places is that it is very rare for a student to reject an offer from these institutions.
    Obviously... i.e. Sheffield example of 4 times amount of offers than places.


    (Original post by zeek)
    All Universities only make offers to those they want, unless of course they are under-subscribed.
    Again this is obvious... I was making the point that Oxbridge want the 'best of the best' (which is easier to determine at interview than by looking at a UCAS form) .


    (Original post by zeek)
    A tutor involved in selection at Oxford told me that the volume of interviews is increasing year after year so they may well move to less interviewing as it is becomes too burdensome. This doesn't mean they are less interested in getting the best candidates but they are carrying out far more interviews than they would like to which apparently is because they need to be seen to be fair.
    Oxford interviewed a lesser proportion of candidates for Law than ever before (in recent years) in 2004. As I said before, the LNAT is mitigating the need for interviews - and as such I don't think Oxford are likely to interview more people. This idea you have about the need to seem aesthetically fair is not something which most people would consider particularly important - Oxbridge interview most applicants because THEY THEMSELVES consider this fair, given the monotonous similarity in paper applications.


    (Original post by zeek)
    There is another reason why Oxford and I presume Cambridge interview and that is because of the tutorial method of teaching. An interview can help to identify those who would benefit most from this type of teaching.
    Yes, I do undertand this! The poster doesn't want to know *why* some unis interview - he just asked *which* unis interview - which is all I commented on.
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    (Original post by THE UNDERDOG)
    interviwes for LAW

    Oxbridge
    UCL
    Kings
    Warrik
    LSE
    Manchester
    Bath? I think
    Birmingham

    Basically, all the uni's that want exams for law (lnat) will give u an interview, and also, other top unis' like lse (which dont require the lnat). However, more unis are joining the scheme so they probably will next year

    As others here have pointed out your advice is utter falsehood. It really annoys me when people post s h i t like this because it defeats the whole purpose of this board - the free exchange of clear, useful and accurate advice.

    For god's sake, a simple bit of internet research would have revealed the following about the universities which you (in many cases wrongly) claim interview law students:

    UCL : "We interview all mature applicants, most law with European legal system candidates and all candidates identified as requiring particular consideration to whom we are contemplating making an offer." http://www.ucl.ac.uk/prospective-stu...at/index.shtml

    King's: "All applications are considered without interview with the exception of applications from mature students (those who are 25 years of age or over at the date at which they propose to begin their course at King’s)." http://www.kcl.ac.uk/ugp06/school.php?getid=6

    Warwick: "Do you interview? No. We have too many applications to do it properly. We normally only interview mature applicants." http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/la...faq/#interview

    LSE: "We do not normally interview applicants. Usually, interviews before decision are for mature students or those with unusual qualifications, or where the School needs more information to help in making a decision. Interviews may be more widely used for some degrees with smaller numbers of applicants." http://www.lse.ac.uk/resources/under...howToApply.htm

    Manchester: "In view of the large number of applications for the course we interview only a small proportion of candidates." http://www.law.manchester.ac.uk/unde...ssions/llb.htm

    Bath: doesn't have a law school you cretin.

    Birmingham: "We occasionally interview before making an offer for Law with French and Law with German. For the main LLB programme and Law with Business Studies we interview only a minority of applicants". http://www.undergraduate.bham.ac.uk/.../law-intro.htm


    So unless you fall into a special category (i.e. have special educational needs, have unusual qualifications, are a mature student, or are applying for a law with foreign law degree), it is unlikely you will be interviewed for law anywhere other than Oxford or Cambridge.
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    You'd have trouble studying Law at Bath.... :rolleyes:
 
 
 
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