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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 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 August 18, 2020

Get to know Dalina Morón, Class of 2020-21

Tell us about yourself: I have 9 years of digital marketing experience with over 7 of those years at Google. I’m from Comodoro Rivadavia, a small town in Patagonia Argentina. I have lived in Buenos Aires (ARG), Mexico City (MEX) and Boulder, Colorado (US). Sector/Industry you worked in pre-MBA: Online marketing/technology Sector/Industry you are hoping […]

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Posted by: on April 9, 2020

Hilary term: the Oxford MBA so far

Like any great adventure, time does truly fly. It seems like yesterday my family and I were packing our “life” in a few bags to move to Oxford. It has now been almost 8 months since our big move; Michaelmas and Hilary term have come to an end, which means we are more than halfway […]

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Posted by: on November 27, 2019

When reality exceeds expectations

As soon as I was admitted to the Oxford MBA, and my dream of coming to Oxford became a reality, I tried to gather as much information as I could to get the clearest possible picture of what my life was going to be like here. I talked to alumni, I followed all social media […]

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Posted by: on October 24, 2019

My journey from Costa Rica to Oxford

It might sound strange, but I truly enjoy the smell of coffee berries. Most coffee drinkers don’t even know what that is because coffee travels around the world as a bean and not the actual berry. The coffee berry is processed the same day it’s harvested, and in just a few days the coffee bean […]

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Posted by: on August 28, 2019

Warning before you accept your Oxford MBA offer

When I decided to pursue my MBA, I didn’t even consider the Oxford MBA in the first place. This was not because it was not good, but because I never thought I would be a good enough candidate to be accepted… I didn’t trust myself enough to be considered part of this amazingly smart community. […]

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Posted by: on August 27, 2019

Get to know Carolina Navarro Sarmiento, MBA 2019-20

Tell us about yourself: 100% Colombian. Book and Coffee lover. Running and Boxing is my stress relief therapy. Enjoy travelling to meet and experience places, cultures, people and smiles. Industrial Engineer and Economist with certificates in Marketing and Pharmaceutical Management. Corporate Finance professional who dreams about a better life for people with Rare Diseases. Sector/Industry […]

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Posted by: on February 11, 2019

Why an Oxford MBA after working in Private Equity?

Sometimes people choose their life path, but sometimes they are living the lives in which they were chosen to be. It makes sense, we are only 18 years old when we are supposed to take one of the most important decisions of our lives: “What to study? Which college to go to? What do we […]

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Posted by: on October 11, 2018

Get to know Isadora Oliveira

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Authentic Manager: Resourceful Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford. I was born and raised in Brazil and have always had a deep desire to travel […]

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