Post Tagged with: "DPhil"

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

Juan David before a race

What I talk about when I talk about running (and doing a doctorate at Oxford)

“Most of what I know about writing I’ve learned through running every day”, wrote Haruki Murakami in his 2007 best seller What I talk about when I talk about running. I cannot be as assertive as the famous contemporary Japanese writer, but running has significantly influenced my life and my […]

by × 06 May 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Our Admissions team with tutor for admissions Prof Monica Toft

An update from the Admissions control room

It’s almost a month since the deadline for applications to BSG, so we thought we’d give you an update. It has been a busy month for our Admissions team (pictured here) – the central Graduate Admissions and Funding team has been collating thousands of applications for all the graduate courses at the University of Oxford, and they’ve been sending the complete applications through to us.

by × 19 February 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Juan David and Diana on Matriculation Day

Student Life: Interview with Diana and Juan David

Meeting the families of some our students is almost normal business for us at BSG – with an age range from 21 to 41, it often happens that students relocating to Oxford from across the world are followed by their children and partners.
However, there was a lot of excitement when Juan David and Diana arrived last September, because their case is quite unique. They are married, and BOTH are BSG students! Diana is studying for an MPP, while Juan David is one of of our first DPhil students.

by × 13 February 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Faculty, BSG Staff

Winnie Yip speaks to a class of students at BSG

The BSG DPhil Programme: Interview with Professor Winnie Yip

Casper from the Admissions Team caught up with Professor Winnie Yip, DPhil Tutor for Admissions, to ask her about the newest BSG programme and what makes a good application, including top tips and don’t do’s. Read the interview insights here…

by × 08 December 2014 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Make your dream of graduating from BSG a reality

Funding your study – Five steps to success

When anyone considers embarking on further study, there are two questions often foremost in their minds: Where? and How? We hope that, since you’re reading this blog, you can already answer the where question. You want to study with us at the Blavatnik School of Government. You’ve decided that BSG’s […]

by × 13 November 2014 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

BSG Co-founders wanted!

BSG Co-founders wanted!

Our newest MPP and DPhil classes have now safely arrived and a new BSG year has started. As always this means that the Admissions Team has passed on the incoming classes to our very competent colleagues in the Programmes Team and I will now start focusing exclusively on preparing for […]

by × 14 October 2014 ×