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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

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

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 Students

Lessons from Oxford’s “matriculation”

Lessons from Oxford’s “matriculation”

Why Italy needs democratic rituals: Lessons from Oxford’s “matriculation” Two different parades Saturday, 19 October, 2013, 8:15am – I tie the white bow tie and rush to New College (paradoxical name, you would say, given its more than 600 years of history). There, I join the other fresher students in our […]

by × 28 October 2013 ×