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Rex Betar


Degree:

MBA

Location:

Australia

Industry:

Travel and Transportation

Year:

2014-15

I’m the first person in my family to finish high school, now I’m at Oxford. I’ll blog about the stuff that only happens in Oxford and maybe some advice for future students too.

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Posted by: on January 26, 2015

Lessons from tragedy

A lot has happened since my last blog post…. Around 9:30am on the 15th of December a man walked into The Lindt café. A café in the centre of the city of my hometown of Sydney. Lindt serves one of the better hot chocolates in Sydney and being in the centre of the city and […]

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Posted by: on November 9, 2014

Gowns, ghosts, gangs and why the MBA isn’t that hard

Gowns So matriculation happened. Matriculation involves donning  your sub-fusc (suit, bow tie and academic gown). You march through the streets of Oxford walking two abreast until coming upon the Sheldonian. You will enter and have the Vice-Chancellor speak at you in Latin. The Vice-Chancellor pointed out that originally students would take a Latin-based entrance exam to […]

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Posted by: on October 14, 2014

Preparing for Wizard School (I mean an Oxford MBA)

Hi there and thanks for reading! I’m Rex I’m a 30 year old Australian and I’ll aim to provide you with a light-hearted and hopefully useful insight in what it is like to be a student of Oxford and an MBA student at Saïd Business School I hope you enjoy! A month ago I was asked […]

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