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Posted by: on November 24, 2021

Human Connection: Connecting the dots

Two months to the date of our first induction lecture at Saïd Business School, the one thing that strikes me every day whilst being at Oxford is, the people. It sounds obvious when you think our cohort is made up of 355 exceptionally talented people, representing 71 nationalities, but, it goes much further than their […]

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Posted by: on November 11, 2021

Planting Seeds

It’s been a little over a month since we began our MBA at Saïd Business School, and almost exactly two months since I landed in Oxford. While I wouldn’t go as far as to say that we’ve arrived at Hogwarts, this is probably the closest we’re going to get to that, aren’t we? From listening […]

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Posted by: on November 8, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Sophie Frankham-Smith

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Management Consulting Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Strategy and Operations or Entrepreneurship Country of residence before coming to Oxford: United States (Washington, D.C.) […]

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Posted by: on October 22, 2021

And so, the adventure begins!

It was only three weeks ago when I boarded the bus to Oxford and it already seems like a truckload of experiences. From biking by the Thames canal, dancing to Bhangra tunes in pubs, attending ‘Harry Potteresque’ formal dinners to having drinks with dinosaurs, it’s been a surreal experience. I come from India – a […]

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Posted by: on October 20, 2021

My road to the Oxford MBA

I have spent a lot of weeks reflecting on how I got here. The MBA forces you to do this… Being in a room with so many diverse people forces you to reflect on your ‘whys’… Why an MBA? Why Oxford? What do I hope to achieve? What path do I take from here? And […]

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Posted by: on October 18, 2021

This is what living your best life looks like

I made it to Oxford. What a milestone. Here I am, finally starting my MBA degree. I have wanted to do an MBA since I was 15, so the journey leading me here has clearly been a long and eventful one. I was drawn to an MBA degree for the peer learning opportunities the programme […]

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Posted by: on October 13, 2021

It’s a sail-abration: Pershing Square scholars at sea

A few weeks before our MBA programme started, a group of six Pershing Square scholars set out to explore the coast of Britain on a week-long sailing trip. Our scholarship brings together a group of 1+1s, a unique programme within the MBA allowing students to study an MSc of their choice before the MBA. Our […]

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Posted by: on October 11, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Ishani Tagra

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Banking Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Banking / Retail Country of residence before […]

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Posted by: on October 8, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Alex Henderson

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: International Education Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Social Impact and/or Technology Country of […]

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Posted by: on October 4, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Vicky Shi

We are excited to welcome the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22 to Oxford this September. Get to know our incoming students in this blog post series as they prepare to join Saïd Business School. Tell us about yourself Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Brand and Innovation Consulting Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Social Entrepreneurship, Travel & […]

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