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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 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 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 September 23, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Pawel Rzemieniecki

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: Finance; Consulting Sector/Industry you are hoping to work in post-MBA: Consulting Country of residence before coming […]

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Posted by: on August 19, 2021

Meet the Oxford MBA Class of 2021-22: Chloë Payne

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: Entrepreneurship or Venture Capital […]

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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 […]

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Posted by: on January 10, 2021

Get to know Sanya Rajpal, Oxford MBA Class of 2020-2021

Tell us a bit about yourself I am a Development and Policy Expert, Entrepreneur and Lawyer. Passionately dedicated to creating impact and facilitating change through creating opportunities for people’s excellence to shine – usually through education, entrepreneurship and cognitive skills. Most recently I was working at the UN, working on trade&development issues. I’m driven by […]

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Posted by: on November 24, 2020

Has your world changed this year? How do you feel going into the MBA in a COVID-...

“My world hasn’t changed at all this year”… … said no-one ever about 2020. As we hurtle towards the end of Michaelmas term (already?!) and we are less than six weeks away from closing the door on 2020, it seems like a great opportunity to address the question; “Has your world changed this year?” I […]

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Posted by: on November 9, 2020

GET TO KNOW CHI OKAFOR, CLASS OF 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I am an avid advocate for women development, with over 5 years professional experience working across communities, governmental and non-governmental organizations, my passion and commitment to driving gender parity has led to key engagements between the Houses of Parliament London, Senate of Nigeria, United Nations Addis Ababa and TEDx.  Sector/Industry you […]

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Posted by: on September 15, 2020

Get to know Jo Goodall, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: A self confessed “Weekend Warrior” spending my free time running marathons and cycling across continents.  Professionally, I have over seven years experience in Strategy focused roles, firstly with Deloitte as a Management Consultant before moving in-house with a fashion retailer.  Most recently, becoming self-employed to work in the Health & Wellbeing […]

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