Filter by

Sort by date


Posted by: on November 1, 2021

Oxford Saïd Military Veterans Club one year on

Another cohort goes by and it is time for a new Representative for the Oxford Saïd Military Veterans Club Is the MBA right for me? Will I fit in? Will I find a job after? These are just some of the questions that many people ask when considering an MBA – but which for veterans […]

Read more

Posted by: on October 7, 2021

Oxford, Finally.

On a gray evening in late April, I stepped off a bus and finally set foot in Oxford for the first time. The day had been long, but the journey has been even longer. Before the start of the school year, I made the difficult decision to complete the first term of my MBA remotely, […]

Read more

Posted by: on October 6, 2021

This is what an Oxford epiphany looks like

2020-21 Skoll Scholar, Libby McCarthy, shares how her year at Oxford’s Saïd Business School lead her on a transformational journey from ag-tech to age-tech! When I set foot in Oxford a year ago, I was asked, “what do you hope to get out of your year?” My response? “I hope I end up somewhere I could have […]

Read more

Posted by: on September 17, 2021

Reflections on a year that changed my life

“Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards”: Reflections on a year that changed my life The Oxford Saïd blog team asked me to write this, my final post for them many weeks ago. When I say many, I really mean many weeks ago.  I kept putting it off.  Yes, I […]

Read more

Posted by: on September 15, 2021

Chido Chigwedere on completing the Oxford MBA

Life has come full circle. When I found out I got into Oxford, the first person I phoned was my grandfather to ask which school I should choose out of the offers I had. He said, “The decision is yours to make, but if it were up to me, I would choose Oxford.” Here’s why: […]

Read more

Posted by: on August 23, 2021

3 Reasons to Pursue Your MBA at Saïd Business School: reflections from the COVI...

Michael Unger is Oxford MBA Co-President (2021). This article was originally posted on Michael’s LinkedIn.  Vignettes of this piece were tossing around in the back of my mind for some time now. Rather than jumbling them together, I wanted to wait until it felt right to assemble them. Fittingly, it’s a bright August day and […]

Read more

Posted by: on August 18, 2021

Military Veteran? Why the Oxford MBA could be right for you

“You must be crazy!” That is the phrase my family, friends and colleagues in Italy used to say when I would tell them that I was leaving the Army. When you join the Army in Italy, it is a career for life and leaving it is generally seen as “the ultimate act of madness”. Before […]

Read more

Posted by: on August 9, 2021

My experience as Oxford Seed Fund Managing Director

It’s only a few weeks to the end of my MBA experience, and I cannot believe how quickly time flew by. I reflect on the excitement of the first term of Michaelmas, the intensity of Hillary a.k.a “Hellary,” and the culmination of the final term, Trinity, and in retrospect, applying to the Oxford Seed Fund […]

Read more

Posted by: on May 11, 2021

Capitalism, Climate Action and Camaraderie: Highlights from Hilary

My memories of Hilary term will be with me a long time. Yes, there was a nationwide lockdown. And between the lockdown and the cold, dark winter, it was hard to say which was more depressing. But there were happy moments, serene moments and aha! moments. And it is these that I will remember, even […]

Read more

Posted by: on May 6, 2021

A global education at Oxford during Covid-19

COVID-19 has shifted all of our lives over the past year. Dawn Musil shares her experience of studying the Oxford MBA at Saïd Business School during the pandemic. One of the most common questions, when I catch up with friends or mentors, is ‘what is it like being in business school during a pandemic’, and […]

Read more