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Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

Application success: 3 things to do now

Application success: 3 things to do now

We are now almost two months into the current application window for BSG and coming close to the halfway mark. I hope my last blog gave you a good insight into the changes to our admissions processes for this year. BSG at Oxford University is an extremely dynamic place and we are […]

by × 30 October 2014 ×

Admissions and Life at the School, BSG Staff

BSG Co-founders wanted!

BSG Co-founders wanted!

Our newest MPP and DPhil classes have now safely arrived and a new BSG year has started. As always this means that the Admissions Team has passed on the incoming classes to our very competent colleagues in the Programmes Team and I will now start focusing exclusively on preparing for […]

by × 14 October 2014 ×

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 ×