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Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

A day in the life of a BSG Student – episode 2

A day in the life of a BSG Student – episode 2

You might have read my musings about BSG in my latest blog post. This time I’d like to be a bit more specific about what life at BSG is like – while I was going through my phone’s photo gallery, I realised that many of the photos I had taken in the […]

by × 26 May 2015 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

MPP students Mariana and Amina at the Challenges of Government Conference last December.

To BSG or not to BSG?

I’m halfway through the MPP course and a lot of people have been asking me about it, so I thought I’d share some insights about being at BSG. Why study for a Master of Public Policy? My first thought was: “I need a break from work… a change of routine”. The […]

by × 08 May 2015 ×

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 Students

A day in the life of a BSG Student – episode 1

A day in the life of a BSG Student – episode 1

What does a typical day in the life of an MPP student look like? Ask any of our students and they will tell you that there is no straight answer – every day is different. Our MPP student Pádraig reports via Twitter!

by × 17 April 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 ×

BSG Staff

BSG Class of 2013 celebrate at their first alumni event

Looking back to move forward – Reflections from the Class of 2013

Alumni Manager Michaela Graham reflects on how BSG students become part of a lifelong community of peers and what that experience feels like.

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

Choosing to Go to the Moon

Choosing to Go to the Moon

A note for all you potential BSG mature students out there… Just under a year ago, I received an email from the Blavatnik School of Government admissions team updating me on the progress of my application to the school.  It had been a number of months since I’d carefully put together […]

by × 29 January 2013 ×