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Posted by: on May 23, 2022

Exposing Truth to Expel Ignorance

The second module of the 2022 Diploma in Artificial Intelligence for Business kicked off spectacularly. A computer-generated move in game two of the famous showdown between the AI-driven AlphaGo player and the world Go champion, Lee Sedol (March 2016), shocked the fans of the 3000-year-old game. Now known as ‘move 37’, it is described as […]

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Posted by: on May 13, 2022

Describing the indescribable

Describing the indescribable is a daunting task, but herein I will attempt to do so. The Executive Diploma in Organisational Leadership enables you to access and connect with brilliant and creative thought leaders, acquire new learnings, to be creative and to ‘think differently’. The professors and executive diploma peers alike, relish challenging current and popular […]

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Posted by: on April 12, 2022

Suddenly the world feels much smaller

When I first received the invitation to write about my experience in Oxford, as a Director’s Award Scholar, I was very surprised and overwhelmed. There were so many things I could write about and mentioning only a few of them would do injustice to the others. The opportunity to pursue my postgraduate studies at the […]

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Posted by: on March 25, 2022

Transformational, energising and inspirational: my experience studying the Diplo...

My journey with Saïd Business School began one autumnal evening in 2014 when I visited the School to attend an Executive Diplomas Open Evening. Listening to the academics animatedly discussing the programme, the alumni sharing their own experiences and what they had gone on to achieve, I knew there was a place for me there. […]

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Posted by: on February 28, 2022

Five insights from a new student of the Diploma in Global Business

In April 2021, my partner and I visited Oxford for the first time, just a month after moving to the UK. At that point, I had been considering going back to school for a few years, inspired by my sister completing her CPA and seeing some of my colleagues pursuing various academic designations. Working in one […]

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Posted by: on February 28, 2022

Reflecting on my rewarding journey in Oxford

I’ve always dreamt of studying at Oxford University, and that dream came true when I began my studies at Saïd Business School. After being accepted on to the Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership, I was initially reluctant to start the course immediately due to work and family commitments, as well as the cost of the […]

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Posted by: on November 8, 2021

To the nostalgic Oxonian that’s addicted to the city of dreaming spires

In 2018, 5 years after I had graduated from Oxford with an MSc , I was at that point in my career when I was thirsty for more knowledge, had several of questions about my career path and what it would take for me to get to the next level. Of course, given the enriching […]

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Posted by: on August 27, 2021

The life-altering program: Be ready to grow not only professionally but also per...

I can describe my time at Saïd Business School to be extremely engaging as I was involved in the learning process that helps me in acquiring new skills in close collaboration with students from other countries. Despite the challenges that Covid-19 has created for all the areas of our lives, I was able to enjoy […]

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Posted by: on July 30, 2021

The Covid Cohort: Study in challenging times

As my train pulled out of Oxford at the end of Module 1 in January 2020, little did I know that it would be 18 months before I set foot in its lovely streets again. As someone living with a hidden disability, I had embarked on my studies with a mixture of delight and apprehension.  […]

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Posted by: on June 28, 2021

Unlocking Potential

I finally made it to Oxford! As the United Kingdom began to depart lockdown, we were able to meet with about half our class in person for a hybrid Zoomies & Roomies Module 2: The Business of Data and Machine Learning at Saïd Business School. It was truly a world-class experience – the opportunity to […]

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