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Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

MPP vs MBA debate: That markets are better than governments at eliminating extreme poverty

MPP vs MBA debate: That markets are better than governments at eliminating extreme poverty

We arrived at the debate and the room was buzzing. The MBAs sat on one side, the MPPs on the other…

by × 18 February 2014 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

What am I learning in Oxford?

What am I learning in Oxford?

Most of my friends in India keep asking me what I am really studying in Oxford. They have heard about degrees such as MSc, MA, MBA, MPhil and PhD (Oxford lingo- DPhil), but few have heard of something called MPP. This is not their fault though; in fact, many of […]

by × 06 January 2014 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Personal Statements and CVs: Oxford Style

Personal Statements and CVs: Oxford Style

One of the great joys of being part of the BSG is the international spirit that our community embodies. For our last cycle we received applications from 97 different countries and territories. Many of our applicants hence come from countries with different traditions in regards to application writing and in […]

by × 13 December 2013 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

Why would a medic do an MPP?

Why would a medic do an MPP?

“Why would you study public policy if you are a doctor?”—I seem to hear this question every time I meet someone new. Granted, the answers might not be obvious at first. It is great to work as a doctor. You spend most of your time helping others and get to […]

by × 02 December 2013 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

October has come again

October has come again

October has come again: another academic year has passed, a new academic year has begun and another Oxford Half-Marathon has been run by the BSG team! Our MPP Class of 2012 will soon be coming back to graduate having all passed their exams with overall impressive results. At the same […]

by × 21 October 2013 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

My first day at school

My first day at school

I can’t remember writing a ‘first day’ essay when I first entered primary or high school; but I did write one when I entered Government office for the first time. As I am getting accustomed to the academic words such as library, attendance, assignment all over again after 6.5 years, […]

by × 08 October 2013 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Students

A Dance to the Music of Time

A Dance to the Music of Time

Last Friday, a milestone was reached in the Blavatnik School’s development, as its first MPP cohort reached the end of the teaching-year with a final Policy module. As the students – myself among them – disperse to the four corners of the globe to undertake our Summer placements in government, […]

by × 17 June 2013 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

The Admissions End Is Nigh

The Admissions End Is Nigh

The admissions process of the school is nearing the final stages. It truly has been a tough and lengthy process; involving some long days for my colleagues and I.

by × 27 March 2013 ×