Post Tagged with: "MPP"

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 ×

BSG Students, Deepening Democracy

Joanne in Oxford

More than a ‘name on the ballot’: why politics, why now?

Last week, I launched a campaign to contest the Canadian federal nomination for the New Democratic Party in my hometown riding of Sherwood Park-Fort Saskatchewan. Canada is preparing for a federal election in October, and after almost 10 years of Conservative rule our multi-party political system is primed for an […]

by × 10 June 2015 ×

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 ×

BSG Students, Deepening Democracy

Oxford students condemn sentencing of Sondos Asem

Oxford students condemn sentencing of Sondos Asem

We are 78 students from 51 countries and territories studying at the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford. We write to express our shock at the death sentence handed to our classmate, Sondos Asem, along with over 100 others in Egypt and we are keen to affirm […]

by × 22 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

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

A view of Oxford's high street in spring

Admissions update: a new beginning

Spring is the season of new beginnings. The trees are in bloom, the birds are singing and Oxford is looking more beautiful by the day. At BSG, spring coincides with the end of another admissions cycle, which means another kind of new beginning: we’ve had the first glimpse on our […]

by × 26 March 2015 ×