Common Interview Questions for University Entrance Copy

To help you prepare for your University interview, try to write a few notes to answer each of the questions below:

  1. CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF? (Your response should include details about where you’re from, how long you’ve been in Australia, your educational qualifications, your interests and your future plans)
  2. CAN YOU TELL US WHY YOU’VE CHOSEN TO APPLY FOR THIS PARTICULAR COURSE?
  3. WHAT ARE YOU MOST INTERESTED IN LEARNING ABOUT? WHY?
  4. WHY DOES THIS UNIVERSITY APPEAL TO YOU?
  5. WHAT DO YOU THINK YOU COULD CONTRIBUTE TO THE COURSE?
  6. DESCRIBE SOME OF YOUR GREATEST ACHIEVEMENTS TO DATE.
  7. WHAT ARE SOME AREAS OF WEAKNESS OR WHERE YOU LACK KNOWLEDGE?
  8. HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR TECHNOLOGY SKILLS?
  9. TELL US ABOUT A CHALLENGE YOU’VE HAD IN THE PAST AND HOW YOU FIXED IT.
  10. TELL US ABOUT AN EXPERIENCE YOU’VE HAD WORKING IN A TEAM – WHAT WENT WELL/NOT SO WELL?
  11. HOW DO YOU PLAN TO USE THE KNOWLEDGE GAINED FROM THIS COURSE AFTER YOU FINISH?
  12. HOW DO YOU HANDLE STRESS AND PRESSURE? (Can you give an example of a situation)
  13. WHAT QUESTIONS DO YOU HAVE?