University of Bristol
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University of Bristol Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 26, 2014
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Student In Engineering Interview

Student In Engineering
Bristol, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 3 months - interviewed at University of Bristol in September 2013.

Interview Details – Panel members will receive an e-mail from your HR Faculty/ Divisional Team entitled Interview - schedule to panel, which will provide full details of the interview and selection process and direct panel members to the actions outlined here. The e-mail will include a link to a single PDF document containing the applications for the interview candidates.

Interview Question – what makes you apply to UOB ?   View Answer

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Software Engineer Interview

Software Engineer
Bristol, England (UK)

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at University of Bristol.

Interview Details – Applied for position via job advert. Sent CV and covering letter via email. I was contacted several weeks later and asked to come in for an interview. I was interviewed by 3 members of staff; line manager, software developer, and HR representative. Interview consisted of standard interview questions related to previous experience with no particularly tricky questions. Was given 10 minutes to complete a practical SQL task on paper while the interviewers left the room. On return I was asked to explain my solution to the SQL task. I was phoned a week later to be offered the position.

Interview Question – Although not particularly difficult, the SQL task   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Did not negotiate. Communication regarding contracts and start date was not good. Contract took several weeks to come through.

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