Category Archives: Oxford

Making the Case for Youth Leadership in Africa!

313 delegates, 512 Livestream viewers, 750 GooglePlus Hangout participants, 13 speakers, and 6 sponsors! With the theme “Building Capacity for a New Generation: The Case for Youth Leadership in Africa”, the 2012 Oxford University Pan Africa Conference held on 5 … Continue reading

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Off to Cape Town:Roundtable Discussion with Honorable Trevor A. Manuel and Africa’s Social Entrepreneurs

The next few weeks are already showing up to be hectic, which is why when I drew up my study plan for my April exams, I myself doubted if I was ever going to abide by it with all the … Continue reading

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1st Week -Oct 9-15, 2011

Acada begins! With Freshers’ week now out of the week, work proper started this week. I had 4 core courses spread between Monday-Friday each week; Challenges in Global Health, Health Policy and Public Health, Statistical Concepts for Global Health, and … Continue reading

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Global Health for Dummies: What everyone deserves to know

It’s been a great time so far in the Global Health Science Program here at Oxford. I am privileged to be in class with 24 other very smart and highly achieving young people from thirteen different countries. While the class … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Oxford’s Collegiate System

One of the new aspects of life at Oxford that I have had to adjust to is the role that the college plays in the life of the student. Not being familiar with the collegiate system, I had not put … Continue reading

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Why are you getting a degree in Global Health?

Why do you need a third Masters degree?  You mean you left a job in an oil company to go back to school? Are you a doctor? How does your past education and experience tie in with this degree? I … Continue reading

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God Bless America, God Help Africa! – Of Rome, Afropreneurship, and Lost Passports

September 1, 2011 was not meant to be like any other day prior to it.  Even I knew that, and had eagerly awaited the day. After all, it was going to be the first day of my post-Chevron career.  After … Continue reading

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Oxford Accommodation Update

So even though I do not get to Oxford until September, and my college accommodation will not be ready until October 1, I got an email from Kellogg College today, with a picture of what my ‘home’ for the next year looks like, … Continue reading

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