Oxbridge Admission with a 2.2


Hi. For clarity sake, can someone please confirm what the first, 2:1 mean in terms of percentage? Many thanks.


1st class means 70% or above.2 :1 means 60 % or above and 2:2 means 50% or above.
<blockquote>Hi. For clarity sake, can someone please confirm what the first, 2:1 mean in terms of percentage? Many thanks. </blockquote>

1st class means 70% or above.2 :1 means 60 % or above and 2:2 means 50% or above.
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Are you talking to me?


to both you and Salman


I have worked hard; I deserve to go to Oxbridge.


haha i don't think anyone can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'.
I know people with top firsts and further legal qualifications and legal experience who were rejected from oxbridge. So no there is no one who can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'


Are you an Oxbridgian? I may not have a First, but I have a strong 2.2. Not only that, my grades have gradually improved since first year. I think Oxford will see that and appreciate the hard work gone into steadily improving.

I didn't mention my volunteering before. As a Campus Life Leader, I work with fellow campus life leaders with support from student support services, the student engagement team and campus life coordinators. As a team we aim to create and foster a community within my faculty and across the university. In this role, I am responsible for two major aspects; volunteer management and event management.

In volunteer management, I help campus life volunteers bring their event ideas to life through the planning and execution stages as well as develop their interpersonal skills. My role is to assist campus life volunteers in providing social opportunities for university students during Orientation week and throughout the year whilst creating a sense of community within the faculty and the campus.

My role in event management is to contribute to the planning and execution of current and new student engagement events, activities, and programs. I liaise and brainstorm with staff, volunteers, and students to conceive new event ideas as well as propose and plan events. I also ensure there is a smooth operation of events through briefing/debriefing volunteers, appropriate delegation of tasks, complying with health and safety, troubleshooting, and evaluation so that improvements can be made to future events and their planning stages.

How is this not enough?


I did the Oxford BA and am now on the BCL. When I was applying for Masters, my tutors (one of whom was previously the admissions tutor for taught graduate courses for the Law faculty) told me that I would need a predicted First to stand a good chance of getting an offer. The impression I got was that academic excellence was the foremost criteria.

As far as I can tell, I've never heard of anyone with a 2ii receiving an offer (offers are typically conditional on a First, although the tutors do exercise their discretion to admit high 2is as well). There may well be a small handful of exceptions (eg extenuating circumstances), but to be very honest, I don't think your odds of getting an offer are good. Volunteering in and of itself isn't going to make up for poor grades, and at any rate, the people who do get in often have good CVs as well.


Dear friend,

How important are letters of recommendation for admission into Oxbridge? Would a letter of recommendation from an Honorary Fellow of Oxbridge help in this respect?
<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>Are you talking to me? </blockquote>

to both you and Salman</blockquote>

I have worked hard; I deserve to go to Oxbridge.</blockquote>

haha i don't think anyone can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'.
I know people with top firsts and further legal qualifications and legal experience who were rejected from oxbridge. So no there is no one who can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'</blockquote>

Are you an Oxbridgian? I may not have a First, but I have a strong 2.2. Not only that, my grades have gradually improved since first year. I think Oxford will see that and appreciate the hard work gone into steadily improving.

I didn't mention my volunteering before. As a Campus Life Leader, I work with fellow campus life leaders with support from student support services, the student engagement team and campus life coordinators. As a team we aim to create and foster a community within my faculty and across the university. In this role, I am responsible for two major aspects; volunteer management and event management.

In volunteer management, I help campus life volunteers bring their event ideas to life through the planning and execution stages as well as develop their interpersonal skills. My role is to assist campus life volunteers in providing social opportunities for university students during Orientation week and throughout the year whilst creating a sense of community within the faculty and the campus.

My role in event management is to contribute to the planning and execution of current and new student engagement events, activities, and programs. I liaise and brainstorm with staff, volunteers, and students to conceive new event ideas as well as propose and plan events. I also ensure there is a smooth operation of events through briefing/debriefing volunteers, appropriate delegation of tasks, complying with health and safety, troubleshooting, and evaluation so that improvements can be made to future events and their planning stages.

How is this not enough?</blockquote>

I did the Oxford BA and am now on the BCL. When I was applying for Masters, my tutors (one of whom was previously the admissions tutor for taught graduate courses for the Law faculty) told me that I would need a predicted First to stand a good chance of getting an offer. The impression I got was that academic excellence was the foremost criteria.

As far as I can tell, I've never heard of anyone with a 2ii receiving an offer (offers are typically conditional on a First, although the tutors do exercise their discretion to admit high 2is as well). There may well be a small handful of exceptions (eg extenuating circumstances), but to be very honest, I don't think your odds of getting an offer are good. Volunteering in and of itself isn't going to make up for poor grades, and at any rate, the people who do get in often have good CVs as well.</blockquote>

Dear friend,

How important are letters of recommendation for admission into Oxbridge? Would a letter of recommendation from an Honorary Fellow of Oxbridge help in this respect?
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mishieru07
Are you talking to me?


to both you and Salman


I have worked hard; I deserve to go to Oxbridge.


haha i don't think anyone can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'.
I know people with top firsts and further legal qualifications and legal experience who were rejected from oxbridge. So no there is no one who can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'


Are you an Oxbridgian? I may not have a First, but I have a strong 2.2. Not only that, my grades have gradually improved since first year. I think Oxford will see that and appreciate the hard work gone into steadily improving.

I didn't mention my volunteering before. As a Campus Life Leader, I work with fellow campus life leaders with support from student support services, the student engagement team and campus life coordinators. As a team we aim to create and foster a community within my faculty and across the university. In this role, I am responsible for two major aspects; volunteer management and event management.

In volunteer management, I help campus life volunteers bring their event ideas to life through the planning and execution stages as well as develop their interpersonal skills. My role is to assist campus life volunteers in providing social opportunities for university students during Orientation week and throughout the year whilst creating a sense of community within the faculty and the campus.

My role in event management is to contribute to the planning and execution of current and new student engagement events, activities, and programs. I liaise and brainstorm with staff, volunteers, and students to conceive new event ideas as well as propose and plan events. I also ensure there is a smooth operation of events through briefing/debriefing volunteers, appropriate delegation of tasks, complying with health and safety, troubleshooting, and evaluation so that improvements can be made to future events and their planning stages.

How is this not enough?


I did the Oxford BA and am now on the BCL. When I was applying for Masters, my tutors (one of whom was previously the admissions tutor for taught graduate courses for the Law faculty) told me that I would need a predicted First to stand a good chance of getting an offer. The impression I got was that academic excellence was the foremost criteria.

As far as I can tell, I've never heard of anyone with a 2ii receiving an offer (offers are typically conditional on a First, although the tutors do exercise their discretion to admit high 2is as well). There may well be a small handful of exceptions (eg extenuating circumstances), but to be very honest, I don't think your odds of getting an offer are good. Volunteering in and of itself isn't going to make up for poor grades, and at any rate, the people who do get in often have good CVs as well.


Dear friend,

How important are letters of recommendation for admission into Oxbridge? Would a letter of recommendation from an Honorary Fellow of Oxbridge help in this respect?


The impression I got was that grades are still the first and foremost criteria, unfortunately. A strong letter of recommendation is obviously helpful for an application, but ultimately I think it's unlikely to make up for a 2ii.
<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>Are you talking to me? </blockquote>

to both you and Salman</blockquote>

I have worked hard; I deserve to go to Oxbridge.</blockquote>

haha i don't think anyone can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'.
I know people with top firsts and further legal qualifications and legal experience who were rejected from oxbridge. So no there is no one who can say 'i deserve to go to oxbridge'</blockquote>

Are you an Oxbridgian? I may not have a First, but I have a strong 2.2. Not only that, my grades have gradually improved since first year. I think Oxford will see that and appreciate the hard work gone into steadily improving.

I didn't mention my volunteering before. As a Campus Life Leader, I work with fellow campus life leaders with support from student support services, the student engagement team and campus life coordinators. As a team we aim to create and foster a community within my faculty and across the university. In this role, I am responsible for two major aspects; volunteer management and event management.

In volunteer management, I help campus life volunteers bring their event ideas to life through the planning and execution stages as well as develop their interpersonal skills. My role is to assist campus life volunteers in providing social opportunities for university students during Orientation week and throughout the year whilst creating a sense of community within the faculty and the campus.

My role in event management is to contribute to the planning and execution of current and new student engagement events, activities, and programs. I liaise and brainstorm with staff, volunteers, and students to conceive new event ideas as well as propose and plan events. I also ensure there is a smooth operation of events through briefing/debriefing volunteers, appropriate delegation of tasks, complying with health and safety, troubleshooting, and evaluation so that improvements can be made to future events and their planning stages.

How is this not enough?</blockquote>

I did the Oxford BA and am now on the BCL. When I was applying for Masters, my tutors (one of whom was previously the admissions tutor for taught graduate courses for the Law faculty) told me that I would need a predicted First to stand a good chance of getting an offer. The impression I got was that academic excellence was the foremost criteria.

As far as I can tell, I've never heard of anyone with a 2ii receiving an offer (offers are typically conditional on a First, although the tutors do exercise their discretion to admit high 2is as well). There may well be a small handful of exceptions (eg extenuating circumstances), but to be very honest, I don't think your odds of getting an offer are good. Volunteering in and of itself isn't going to make up for poor grades, and at any rate, the people who do get in often have good CVs as well.</blockquote>

Dear friend,

How important are letters of recommendation for admission into Oxbridge? Would a letter of recommendation from an Honorary Fellow of Oxbridge help in this respect?</blockquote>

The impression I got was that grades are still the first and foremost criteria, unfortunately. A strong letter of recommendation is obviously helpful for an application, but ultimately I think it's unlikely to make up for a 2ii.
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Thanks a lot,dear. God Bless You.

I e-mailed Oxford regarding admission chances with a 2.2 degree.They said that a person with a 2.2 can only make it to Oxford if he or she completes a second undergraduate law degree, gets a first class and then applies.
Thanks a lot,dear. God Bless You.

I e-mailed Oxford regarding admission chances with a 2.2 degree.They said that a person with a 2.2 can only make it to Oxford if he or she completes a second undergraduate law degree, gets a first class and then applies.
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HKU
2:1 is possible if you are ranked in the top 10% of cohort. bear in mind that 1:1, 2:1 and 2:2 are all quite artificial and relative concepts. Finishing the LLB in some universities with a 70 is just a 2:1, e.g. Open U. So I think if you finish in the top 10% of cohort regardless of which university you come from, you do stand a decent chance with solid references.
2:1 is possible if you are ranked in the top 10% of cohort. bear in mind that 1:1, 2:1 and 2:2 are all quite artificial and relative concepts. Finishing the LLB in some universities with a 70 is just a 2:1, e.g. Open U. So I think if you finish in the top 10% of cohort regardless of which university you come from, you do stand a decent chance with solid references.
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Could someone kindly tell which Non-UK universities are recognised by Oxbridge for the purpose of admission to their postgraduate law programmes.

Thank you.
Could someone kindly tell which Non-UK universities are recognised by Oxbridge for the purpose of admission to their postgraduate law programmes.

Thank you.
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law01
Could someone kindly tell which Non-UK universities are recognised by Oxbridge for the purpose of admission to their postgraduate law programmes.

Thank you.


Hi,

this is a nearly impossible list you are asking. Universities mainly accept international students for their post-grad courses so most of the Universities will be 'recognised' as you say. However, whether or not a 2.2 will suffice is a different matter.
<blockquote>Could someone kindly tell which Non-UK universities are recognised by Oxbridge for the purpose of admission to their postgraduate law programmes.

Thank you.</blockquote>

Hi,

this is a nearly impossible list you are asking. Universities mainly accept international students for their post-grad courses so most of the Universities will be 'recognised' as you say. However, whether or not a 2.2 will suffice is a different matter.
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If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?
If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?
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law01
If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?


In all honesty and as far as I know, it is impossible to be admitted if you have a 2.2. the only way would be to start a new undergraduate course and get a first. And even if you get a first in an Undergrad degree this will not guarantee you admission in Oxbridge, it will only make you a suitable candidate. The get around 700+ applications, and they admit around 100. Probably around 95% of those applying have a first, so a first in undergrad will not be enough in itself.

So in short, doing an LLM will not compensate for the 2.2; you would have to do another Undergrad degree and get a first to be considered. Why don't you pursue the LLM in a different University? There are quite a few reputable Universities that could accept you with a 2.2
<blockquote>If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?</blockquote>

In all honesty and as far as I know, it is impossible to be admitted if you have a 2.2. the only way would be to start a new undergraduate course and get a first. And even if you get a first in an Undergrad degree this will not guarantee you admission in Oxbridge, it will only make you a suitable candidate. The get around 700+ applications, and they admit around 100. Probably around 95% of those applying have a first, so a first in undergrad will not be enough in itself.

So in short, doing an LLM will not compensate for the 2.2; you would have to do another Undergrad degree and get a first to be considered. Why don't you pursue the LLM in a different University? There are quite a few reputable Universities that could accept you with a 2.2
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If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?


In all honesty and as far as I know, it is impossible to be admitted if you have a 2.2. the only way would be to start a new undergraduate course and get a first. And even if you get a first in an Undergrad degree this will not guarantee you admission in Oxbridge, it will only make you a suitable candidate. The get around 700+ applications, and they admit around 100. Probably around 95% of those applying have a first, so a first in undergrad will not be enough in itself.

So in short, doing an LLM will not compensate for the 2.2; you would have to do another Undergrad degree and get a first to be considered. Why don't you pursue the LLM in a different University? There are quite a few reputable Universities that could accept you with a 2.2


Well,getting into Oxbridge is the biggest dream of my life,and I want to chase this dream till my last breath.I am willing to put any amount of effort for that.
<blockquote><blockquote>If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?</blockquote>

In all honesty and as far as I know, it is impossible to be admitted if you have a 2.2. the only way would be to start a new undergraduate course and get a first. And even if you get a first in an Undergrad degree this will not guarantee you admission in Oxbridge, it will only make you a suitable candidate. The get around 700+ applications, and they admit around 100. Probably around 95% of those applying have a first, so a first in undergrad will not be enough in itself.

So in short, doing an LLM will not compensate for the 2.2; you would have to do another Undergrad degree and get a first to be considered. Why don't you pursue the LLM in a different University? There are quite a few reputable Universities that could accept you with a 2.2</blockquote>

Well,getting into Oxbridge is the biggest dream of my life,and I want to chase this dream till my last breath.I am willing to put any amount of effort for that.
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LAD
Are you talking to me?


to both you and Salman


I have worked hard; I deserve to go to Oxbridge.


hahaha nobody DESERVES to go to Oxbridge. What planet do you live on mate? haha
<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>Are you talking to me? </blockquote>

to both you and Salman</blockquote>

I have worked hard; I deserve to go to Oxbridge.</blockquote>

hahaha nobody DESERVES to go to Oxbridge. What planet do you live on mate? haha
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ukllm
If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?


In all honesty and as far as I know, it is impossible to be admitted if you have a 2.2. the only way would be to start a new undergraduate course and get a first. And even if you get a first in an Undergrad degree this will not guarantee you admission in Oxbridge, it will only make you a suitable candidate. The get around 700+ applications, and they admit around 100. Probably around 95% of those applying have a first, so a first in undergrad will not be enough in itself.

So in short, doing an LLM will not compensate for the 2.2; you would have to do another Undergrad degree and get a first to be considered. Why don't you pursue the LLM in a different University? There are quite a few reputable Universities that could accept you with a 2.2


Well,getting into Oxbridge is the biggest dream of my life,and I want to chase this dream till my last breath.I am willing to put any amount of effort for that.


LOL
<blockquote><blockquote><blockquote>If someone has a 2.2 Bachelor of Laws degree then can such a person get admission in Oxbridge for BCL/LLM after doing LLM from a local university and getting a first in it?</blockquote>

In all honesty and as far as I know, it is impossible to be admitted if you have a 2.2. the only way would be to start a new undergraduate course and get a first. And even if you get a first in an Undergrad degree this will not guarantee you admission in Oxbridge, it will only make you a suitable candidate. The get around 700+ applications, and they admit around 100. Probably around 95% of those applying have a first, so a first in undergrad will not be enough in itself.

So in short, doing an LLM will not compensate for the 2.2; you would have to do another Undergrad degree and get a first to be considered. Why don't you pursue the LLM in a different University? There are quite a few reputable Universities that could accept you with a 2.2</blockquote>

Well,getting into Oxbridge is the biggest dream of my life,and I want to chase this dream till my last breath.I am willing to put any amount of effort for that.</blockquote>

LOL
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Hey friends,

In my country 60 % marks are considered first class.However, most of the times even the topper secures 58-59% marks.

What exactly do Oxbridge mean by first class degree?
Hey friends,

In my country 60 % marks are considered first class.However, most of the times even the topper secures 58-59% marks.

What exactly do Oxbridge mean by first class degree?
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