Business schools often try to entice potential students by promoting the collaborative nature of their programmes. This year, I witnessed what I believe are some of the best examples of collaboration and teamwork amongst my peers at the Saïd Business School.
During the summer MBA students were scattered all over the world. However they managed to keep in contact via Facebook which also helped in the initiation of a slightly strange summer pastime
With a lighter work schedule Alanna has taken the time to fulfil one Oxford tradition – she has taken up rowing
The end of the MBA is in sight, but there remains a final hurdle
With graduation almost upon them, MBA students are stepping up their job search
Even though you have been accepted onto an MBA programme, don’t anticipate that it will all be plain sailing, there are bound to be setbacks ahead.
For the first time Oxford and Cambridge students collaborate to put on a Ted conference – where speakers discuss technology, entertainment and design.
There is no such thing as a ‘typical’ day at Oxford’s Said Business School
The MBA tournament is an opportunity for students from across Europe to get to know each other via various sporting events
The end of term break provides a much-needed rest for students and the opportunity to visit far-flung places
Neither a public holiday or a royal wedding stopped the private equity class at Said Business School
The opportunity to work on an entrepreneurial project can provide new areas of learning for students
Back in 1829, Cambridge student, Charles Merivale, challenged his Oxford friend, Charles Wordsworth, to a rowing race. Ever since then, Oxford and Cambridge have been competing in cut-throat rowing races along the River Thames.
Selecting what is important in one’s life inevitably means having to make sacrifices in other areas
Juggling a skiing trip with a heavy workload in the second term has proved stressful
Interview tips for business school – the dos and don’ts
The network effect came into play, when with three commemoration balls to choose from, MBA students ultimately chose the St John’s ball
If you think that an MBA is a chance to take a “break” from work for a year or so, then you should really think again
Even though this blog is titled “The fine art of networking,” I’d just like to say that I despise the word “networking.”
It is a huge relief to be done with my first set of MBA exams. The bounce in my step has finally returned. But even though exams are over, the course content I studied remains front and centre in my mind.
The group work assignments are now over and first-term exams are right around the corner. All the MBA students are revving up to write five massive exams over four days.