Post Tagged with: "Life at BSG"

BSG Students, Governance, cooperation and law

Shobhana Bhartia (third from left) with some MPP students and dean Ngaire Woods.

Dean’s Forum at BSG: From newsmakers to a ‘news maker’!

The Dean’s Forum at BSG is a great space for candid and often intimate conversations with newsmakers and opinion shapers from different parts of the world. The trend continued last week when we welcomed Shobhana Bhartia, the chairperson and editorial director of the Hindustan Times Group, to an afternoon of […]

by × 11 February 2016 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Students at the 2015 welcome event. Photo by John Cairns

BSG admissions countdown: How to apply in one week

As of today, there is exactly one week left before the application window for our MPP programme closes (12 noon UK time, on 22 January). Now is the time to turn your intent to join BSG into action – after all, the surest way to lose out on the chance […]

by × 15 January 2016 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

Dorkina takes a brief respite to tour the top of the Sheldonian Theatre. The Radcliffe Camera and Bodleian Libraries are visible in the distance.

The journey continues: Reflections on my first term at Oxford

After many months of preparation, my Oxford dream has finally become a reality. The Michaelmas term ended in a whirlwind of activity, exactly as it began. Several days ago, I hurriedly submitted a final summative essay for Core I: Foundations to the Examination Schools prior to returning home to America […]

by × 14 January 2016 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

Plaza de Bolívar, Bogotá (source: Wikimedia commons)

DPhil: 10 things to remember for public policy research interviews

I just came back from Colombia after three months of fieldwork for my DPhil in public policy. During three months’ time, I carried out 72 semi-structured interviews with a range of actors related to natural resource governance in the country. The list included public officials, politicians, journalists, academics, members of […]

by × 04 November 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Faculty

This year's MPP students on their first day.

The Master of Public Policy at BSG: Interview with coordinator Adam Ritchie – part 2

Admissions to BSG are now open and we’ve talked about the Master of Public Policy with Dr Adam Ritchie, the MPP course coordinator and departmental lecturer in science and public policy. In this second part of the interview we get down to details on the application process, and we ask […]

by × 07 October 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Dr Adam Ritchie speaks to the new MPP students on their first day

The Master of Public Policy at BSG: Interview with coordinator Adam Ritchie – part 1

Admissions to BSG are now open so we’ve decided to talk about the Master of Public Policy (MPP) with Dr Adam Ritchie, MPP course coordinator and departmental lecturer in science and public policy. In this first part of the interview we explore the MPP programme, looking at who it is for […]

by × 30 September 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

Preparing for Oxford: an admissions journey

Preparing for Oxford: an admissions journey

Greetings! I am thrilled about joining the Master of Public Policy (MPP) program at the Blavatnik School of Government (BSG) at Oxford in just a few weeks. What’s more exciting is sharing my journey with you. Hopefully you, too, may be inspired to pursue the same path. My career before […]

by × 26 August 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Sarah and Emily, our hard-working Admissions Team, look at some transcripts from prospective students.

Admissions update: preparing for our new students

  Oxford is a truly beautiful city in the summertime and as the sun finally comes out and current MPP students depart for their Summer Projects, we are looking forward to welcoming a new class in a few short months. With our biggest ever incoming cohort and a stunning new […]

by × 03 July 2015 ×