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Interviews at University of Southampton

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at University of Southampton.

Interview experience

Based on 63 interviews
Favourable

Interview difficulty

Based on 63 interviews
Medium

Interview process length

Based on 53 interviews
About two weeks

Interview process at University of Southampton

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 5.

Interview process length
About two weeks
26%
About a day or two
23%
About a month
21%
About a week
19%
More than one month
11%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
53%
Phone call/screening
30%
Group interview
28%
Written test
17%
Problem solving exercises
17%
Least reported steps
Take-home/sample work
4%
Other
2%
Drug test
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at University of Southampton

  • Long and overdrawn the HR department is a mess and will prolong you from starting
    Shared on 29 July 2021 - Residence Assistant - Southampton, Hampshire
  • The same as any other interview process, you submit your CV to the Professor running the research project and you then come in for an interview where you are asked questions about your background, you…
    Shared on 22 February 2018 - PhD Student - Southampton
  • Application, (skype) interview
    Shared on 30 August 2017 - Pre-sessional Tutor - Avenue Campus
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Interview questions at University of Southampton

Commonly asked questions, as reported by candidates

  • Explain a time when you had to be flexible
    Shared on 14 March 2022 - Admin Officer - Southampton
  • Practical scenarios are given, you must be able to discuss what you would do in that situation and be able to answer questions etc
    Shared on 9 September 2019 - Early Years Practitioner - Southampton

The first interview at University of Southampton

How candidates got an interview
  • Other38%
  • Other online job site31%
  • Through Indeed8%
  • Recruiter contacted me8%
  • Campus placement8%

How candidates received their first interview at University of Southampton

  • Was fun, informal and very relaxed allowing to express yourself..
    Shared on 10 April 2022 - Coord - Manchester City Centre, Greater Manchester
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