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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 17, 2019

Boiling down the Oxford MBA

Writing in Paris on a sunny summer day, I’m coming to terms with the end of the Oxford MBA degree. There are few triumphs like setting a stretch goal over years and striving above setbacks to achieve it. The Oxford MBA has been nothing short of a profound, intense and demanding year filled with growth, […]

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Posted by: on October 2, 2018

Get to know Matthew Morgan

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Curious Manager: Perseverant Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I was raised travelling since my father was a commercial airline pilot, and I have been […]

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Posted by: on August 22, 2018

Get to know Alma C. Gutierrez Toledano

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Ambitious Manager: Reliable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am a conscious, Mexican woman with more than 5 years of experience in Private Equity, […]

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Posted by: on October 12, 2017

Introduction to Stojan Regodic

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Energetic Manager: Determined Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. Growing up in Serbia, a country with a rich cultural heritage and long history, I have […]

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Posted by: on August 25, 2017

Introduction to Alec McLaurin

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Loyal Manager: Capable Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I am half French, half Australian but grew up in the UK. I’ve lived in Buenos […]

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Posted by: on January 25, 2016

Feeding the Fox

When I received an admit to the University of Oxford to pursue my MBA, my mother asked me to make a list of things I would need to buy and pack for my stay and studies. I am not sure whether it was my obsession for the historic significance of Oxford, or my passion for […]

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Posted by: on December 11, 2014

Web Summit Day 1- Part 2

Web Summit Day 1 Part 2: Drew Houston on Success and Life as they relate to Tennis Balls and 30,000 Days As per my previous post, Web Summit Day 1, Part 1, the underlying theme of Web Summit’s opening day was that the secret of success for these extraordinarily young billionaires was essentially to come […]

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Posted by: on December 1, 2014

From investment banker to financial wizard – pursuing a MBA degree in Hogwarts

Four months ago, when I was sitting in my office at the CBD of Singapore, bidding farewell to my colleagues and shredding the pitchbooks I spent days and nights putting up together, I thought I finally can take a break from the investment banking life and seek some inner peace at my dream school. I […]

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Posted by: on November 18, 2014

“Europe’s Hottest Tech Conference” Web Summit: Day 1 Part 1

This past summer, a rather interesting post popped up on my Facebook newsfeed – “Web Summit – Be 1 of 100 MBA’s to win a scholarship to attend Europe’s hottest tech conference –APPLY NOW.” I applied, never in a million years expecting to be selected given my remarkably limited (practically non-existent) technical background, but figured […]

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