This is the first part of series of posts on the experiences of Oxford Life.
During , I had to attend the academic writing course at the Oxford University Language Centre (OULC). There was a ‘Student for Development’ committee meeting later in the evening to discuss issues in relation to the upcoming student conference at the Queen Elizabeth House. Can you believe that this meeting was held in one of the best pubs -‘The Rose and Crown’ in
The sense of diversity in terms of experiences I got here is far greater than you can think. The level of independence, opportunity and support is simply incredible. You can visualize how much I am getting exposed academically as well as culturally by the eclectic range of ideas and perspectives when 30 young scholars of almost 10 different academic backgrounds from more than 15 countries (i.e. my MPhill class profile) discuss and debate the international development issues ranging from conflict in Somalia to poverty traps in Bangladesh, all under one roof. I will talk more about these experiences and much more in next part.