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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 November 4, 2021

Learning how to better serve

Warren Buffett once said he was lucky to be born American. After living, working, and studying in the United States, I came to the conclusion that he was right; my experiences in the US and Europe have shown me that there is a huge gap of opportunities for people born in developed countries to those […]

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Posted by: on October 29, 2021

How garbage led me to Oxford

My journey to Oxford started with an experience I never should have had. It was 2014, and I was a year away from completing my undergrad at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah, USA. Two friends invited me to join them on a summer study-abroad program at the University of Cambridge. I flatly said no. […]

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Posted by: on October 27, 2021

Now is the right time for the Oxford 1+1 MBA

During my six years at the UK Treasury, I often told people that I had the best job in government. I loved working on financial services policy, and felt very lucky to be part of tackling some of the most important and interesting issues facing my country, from Brexit to COVID-19. So it came as […]

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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 September 8, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Srijita Chakraborty

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: Research/Consulting Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Education or Impact Consulting Country of […]

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Posted by: on September 3, 2021

A Laidlaw Scholar’s journey to the Oxford MBA

Davinia Cogan is joining the Oxford MBA in September 2021 as an inaugural Laidlaw Scholar. In her first blog post, she shares her journey to the Oxford MBA. During the final semester of my undergraduate degree in Business, I thought I’d made a big mistake. I walked into the Student Office at the University of Technology […]

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Posted by: on September 1, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Vishnupriya Gupta

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: Consulting Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Consulting, Technology, or CPG Country of […]

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Posted by: on August 30, 2021

My journey to Oxford

Princess Agina is joining the Oxford MBA in September 2021 as an inaugural Laidlaw Scholar. In her first blog post, she shares her career journey so far and what brought her to Oxford. Growing up in a vibrant multicultural household, with a Jamaican aunt (the sister of my deceased mother and the woman who I […]

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