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Posted by: on October 1, 2019

Get to know Aditya Chopra, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: Curious, passionate for impact and always smiling. An engineer by education, have worked for 4 years in finance and the last 2.5 years in impact consulting in India. Love to play and watch football and badminton (frankly any sport). Also enjoy different foods, travel and Twitter! Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: […]

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Posted by: on September 30, 2019

Get to know Catherine Perry, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I’m a Geoscientist with a love for travel, nature and outdoor activities. I love hiking, camping, photography, wildlife, and astronomy. My ultimate goal in life is to retire to a log cabin where I can see the Aurora Borealis every night. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Oil & Gas, Mining Sector/Industry […]

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Posted by: on September 27, 2019

Get to know Veronica Hou, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I‘ve worked in branding management and marketing in a multi-industry setting. I enjoy discovering the connections under the surface and creating moments to share and inspire. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Conglomerate/ Branding Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Tech/ Consumer/ Marketing Country of residence before coming to Oxford: […]

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Posted by: on September 26, 2019

6 practical lessons learned from relocating my family to the UK from Australia

Relocating to another country is always a new adventure, full of anticipation and excitement. Previous to this move to Oxford, UK, I have packed up and relocated from Melbourne (hometown) to Canada, The Netherlands, South Korea and Perth (feels like another country sometimes!!). This time however, was my first time relocating with my growing family […]

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Posted by: on September 25, 2019

Get to know Sejal Agarwal, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: An Indian with a background in Finance. Mostly patient by nature and a great listener! A huge Bollywood fan. Like to travel and try out new cuisines. Very excited to be in Oxford and experience British cultures! Seeking a corporate career with a focus on responsible business post-MBA. Sector/Industry you worked […]

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Posted by: on September 24, 2019

Get to know Kenny Wang, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: I do my best to enjoy life and be present in the moment. Learning is a passion of mine, with health and wellbeing being most important to me. However, I do enjoy the occasional cheeky cigar and whiskey to unwind but enjoy it even more with good company. Sector/Industry you worked […]

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Posted by: on September 23, 2019

Get to know Khanya Okumu, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: Born and raised in South Africa, I’m a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience in finance and investment management. I obtained both my under-graduate and post-graduate qualifications at UCT in Cape Town. I am passionate about the African continent and making a positive and sustainable impact. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Financial […]

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Posted by: on September 19, 2019

Extract the Eternal from the Ephemeral

As my year in Oxford pursuing an MBA draws to a close, I am reminded of the words by Charles Baudelaire to “extract the eternal from the ephemeral.” It’s a finite year in Oxford at SBS, and everyone knows it coming in. Some lament that is only one year early on, instantly finding that they […]

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Posted by: on September 18, 2019

Get to know Sarel van Baalen, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: A creative striving to craft technical, commercial and business solutions with social impact in mind, I enjoy the complexities behind simple solutions to important issues. I have a passion for developing infrastructure in Africa to improve living conditions and unlock sustainable economic growth for the continent. Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: […]

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Posted by: on September 17, 2019

An MBA Abroad: Reflections and Learnings from my Oxford MBA experience

Today (September 17) marks exactly one year since I started the first day of my MBA program at the University of Oxford. Candidly, to reflect for too long on this past year gives me both a sense of overwhelming happiness and pride, as well as a bittersweet feeling knowing that it has come to an […]

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