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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 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 November 24, 2015

Two Months on the rollercoaster

The first three weeks here in Oxford (-3rd to 0th week) were an incredible time that I like to think back to now, while in the officially 6th week of the trimester. During daytime we usually had to attend a pretty intense maths and accounting crash course. Still, there was no stress and we would go out […]

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Posted by: on November 18, 2015

Today I woke up at 5:50 am for a rowing session…

Today I woke up at 5:50 am for a rowing session, with Christ Church Regatta taking place next week, the training plans have really increased the intensity in the last couple of days. After the outing was over, I realized that exactly two months ago I arrived to Oxford. In some ways I feel that […]

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Posted by: on November 5, 2014

The quest for employment

It’s been a busy couple of weeks to say the least, but I figure that taking some time out to reflect may be a healthy proposition. First things first – forget everything that the absurdly optimistic and theoretical past version of myself may have impressed upon you. The wistful days of blissful anticipation for the […]

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