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Posted by: on August 17, 2018

Get to know Mridhula Sridharan

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you?  Best Friend: Cognitive Manager: Problem Solver Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford.  I am a mechanical engineer by qualification and training, having studied both in India and […]

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Posted by: on August 15, 2018

Get to know Sergio Navarro

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Thoughtful Manager: Determined Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am from the U.S. and grew up in small-town Iowa. Over the past decade, I’ve […]

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Posted by: on August 13, 2018

The Aspen seminar and the value of self-reflection

My main objective for studying the MBA was to give myself the opportunity to benefit from a time of self-reflection and introspection. As counterintuitive as it may seem, coping with the fast pace of an MBA programme makes the real you, your strengths and your weaknesses come to the surface. I do not underestimate the […]

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Posted by: on August 10, 2018

Get to know Maximilian Groebe

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Entertaining Manager: Adaptable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I was born in Rio de Janeiro but grew up in Miami, Florida. I attended Cornell […]

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Posted by: on August 8, 2018

Get to know Arjun Bardhan

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Golden-Hearted Manager: Organised Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I hail from a small town in India. I have lived in the US for the […]

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Posted by: on August 6, 2018

Get to know Arijit Bose

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best Friend: Caring Manager: Responsible Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am from a small suburb in West Bengal, India, however, I have been living in […]

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Posted by: on July 18, 2018

Want people to take action on climate change? It needs to be as easy as using Tinder.

On July 15, 2018 I got a very clearly laid out email suggesting two actions I can take to #movethedate for climate change. Move the Date is essentially a campaign to get humanity to take action on climate change before August 1 2018, which is Earth Overshoot Day (marks the day when we have used […]

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Posted by: on July 16, 2018

Oxford Saïd came to play and play we did.

Bringing home the MBAT trophy for the second year in a row was an amazing experience. If you’re an incoming MBA, mark your calendar now and make attending this a priority! Oxford Saïd came to play and play we did. Some (winning) highlights: 1. Battle of the Bands Our multi-instrumental KILLER talented band, Alex in Wonderland, […]

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Posted by: on July 9, 2018

A musical use case for blockchain

You can’t go more than a few days without hearing about cryptocurrencies and blockchain. These disruptive technologies have the potential to completely change how we think about currency and information validation in the future, and they are certainly top tech buzz words in 2018. If you’re anything like me, though, you might still be wondering […]

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Posted by: on June 26, 2018

Oxford Colleges from a Potterhead’s Perspective

If you think of Oxford as the next best thing to Hogwarts (perhaps an even better version of it), and you’re something of a Potterhead (a Harry Potter fan if you’re not familiar with this term), then you will love the concept of colleges. The college system in Oxford, in Potterhead terms, is similar to […]

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