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Posted by: on January 7, 2020

Alumni perspective: why I chose Oxford and the MSc in Financial Economics

Gurleen Singh is a consultant in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice at FTI Consulting, an independent global business advisory firm. I grew up in India and decided to study abroad, but I wanted a subject that would offer me opportunities in different careers. I chose the MSc in Financial Economics because while it offered […]

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Posted by: on December 18, 2019

Alumni perspective: how the MSc in Financial Economics helped shape my career

MFE graduate Adya Singh is currently a Portfolio Associate at PIMCO, a global investment management firm, where she works in the government bond and related derivatives markets. My undergraduate degree is in economics, and having worked for three years in financial services, I wanted to continue my formal financial education. I looked at a variety […]

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Posted by: on December 16, 2019

Oxford Saïd’s MSc in Financial Economics ranked no.1 in QS world rankings

QS Finance Masters Rankings has listed Oxford Saïd’s MSc in Financial Economics no.1 in the world The programme is run jointly by the Saïd Business School’s finance faculty and the University’s Department of Economics. A rigorous academic approach alongside thorough practical applications, designed in consultation with leading financial recruiters, merge within this programme to deliver […]

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Posted by: on August 30, 2017

Introduction to Harshdeep Singh

Here is an introduction to Harshdeep Singh who will be joining the MFE programme in September 2017. Harshdeep will be a regular blogger, sharing his journey throughout the 9 month programme.   Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Hustler Manager: Dependable […]

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Posted by: on August 14, 2017

Introduction to Adam Ferris

Q1. In one word, how would your best friend describe you, and how would you manager describe you? Best friend: Thoughtful Manager: Determined Q2. Tell us about where you have come from and what has led you to Oxford Born in England but raised in France and its education system. My large spectrum of interests […]

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Posted by: on June 20, 2016

Who’s Head of the River?

Until a few months ago, that question didn’t ring any bell for me, however after being a member of Oriel College Boat Club since September last year, this is now a question I am proud to answer. Before explaining the technicalities of Summer VIIIs or telling my experience rowing for my college, I would like […]

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Posted by: on April 27, 2016

Oxford Exams

Sitting the examinations for the four core courses of the MFE program (Economics, Financial Econometrics, Asset Pricing and Corporate Finance) is one of the toughest challenges I have ever had to face. Precisely for this reason, I know this will be something I will be proud of for the rest of my life. I came […]

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Posted by: on April 6, 2016

The MFE: My personal “Academic” marathon.

I really like being challenged, that was probably the most influential reason of why I decided to apply to the MFE program almost 18 months ago. This was also one of the main reasons of why four years ago I became a marathon runner. Two days ago I ran my fifth full Marathon in Paris, […]

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Posted by: on March 1, 2016

Formal Halls

One of the perks about being an Oxford student is being able to attend formal halls. I must admit, one of my main reasons of choosing Oriel as my college was that it hosts formal halls six days a week. I won’t lie to you, having dinner in a “Harry Potter style” hall while suited […]

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Posted by: on February 15, 2016

The Oxford Union

I won’t lie to you, this whole experience has been surreal, ever since receiving my acceptance letter I’ve had to pinch my arm at least once per week to make sure I am not dreaming; however belonging to a society whose members include previous British PMs and American Presidents is on a whole different level. […]

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