Diversity

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

The Smurfit school has seen its FT ranking jump by 20 places Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

Well the trimester is now over and my final group deliverable for my business intelligence capstone course, a client presentation and white paper on the global energy market, was well received by both the client and the professor. Read more

Barbara O'Beirne, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate School of Business

Our full-time MBA class is a small, tight-knit group of 45 students. The diversity of nationalities in our class is what makes it really special. Fifty per cent of the class are international, with students coming from the US Canada, The Netherlands, Germany, Kyrgyzstan, India and Vietnam. Read more

Vera Guerreiro, Tuck School of Business

This week we had our Diversity Conference here at Tuck. It was a weekend focused on showcasing Tuck’s inclusive community to a host of prospective students. Many of my classmates were working hard preparing this conference for a while, to make sure we had the right selection of panelists, speakers and alumni. Read more

Anthemos Georgiades, Harvard Business School

To date I’ve written about my own (European) impressions of Harvard. To get a view from the other side of the pond, I interviewed a classmate and friend of mine, Freddy Flaxman, who hails from about as far away as you can get from London, California. Read more

Wendi Li, Insead Singapore

In the last six weeks, I have taken a road trip through Scandinavia, said goodbye to Frankfurt, travelled through Borneo and finally settled into my new apartment with two wonderful roommates in Singapore, to begin my 10-month journey through Insead.

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Jorge Millan, Chinese University of Hong Kong

After all the application process (GMAT, essays and an interview with the director of the MBA programme) I have been accepted to study for an MBA at a top school in Hong Kong. Read more

Ryan Conway, Thunderbird School of Global Management

If there is one piece of advice I can give you regarding the MBA experience it is that what feels like over-preparation is usually just enough. Read more

Nathaniel Lang, Kellogg School of Management

Throughout my year at the Kellogg School of Management I have been exposed to diversity. Read more

Alex Ferrari, University of Miami

Miami truly is a melting pot of different cultures. The city is home to people from all over the world. Read more

As I’ve mentioned before, the MBA is a great chance to interact with people from different cultures. Read more

Since I took the biggest decision of my life so far to leave my job at PricewaterhouseCoopers after 8 years and to return to Scotland from the beautiful city of Vancouver and study for my MBA at Strathclyde Graduate Business School, the date I had dubbed as Day 1 had been looming large in my mind.

I went to see The Killers in concert in my final weekend in Vancouver and the line from their song Human really captured how I was feeling about the change – “Sometimes I get nervous when I see an open door, close your eyes, clear your heart, cut the cord”. Read more

Nathaniel Lang, Kellogg School of Management

This FT MBA blog explains the one-year MBA programme at the Kellogg School of Management Read more