On Sunday, the 10th of February, I held a live session on graduate school admissions and scholarships on my Instagram Page (amaka_og). Based on my experience getting into competitive graduate programmes at the London School of Economics (LSE) and the University of Oxford and also getting a 100% full scholarship to study at the LSE;… Read More Graduate school admissions and scholarships – Instagram live session with Nwamaka Ogbonna (Video)
It has been a while since I last blogged and I have missed engaging with you all! It’s been a period of major transitions for me – between September and October, I quit my job and returned to school to begin another phase of my career. I am very pleased to share that I am… Read More How to get into a top graduate programme – my Oxford experience!!
Hello blogfam! I have missed the blog so much, the end of the year has been much more intense than I had anticipated – so many personal projects with deadlines just happened to fall within this period and given that I ain’t no superwoman, I must admit, it’s been hard to juggle everything effectively but… Read More British Council Future leaders connect diaries – Part 3: Meeting the Elders, visiting the UK Houses of Parliament and No.10 Downing street.
Last week, I began a series of posts about the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect Programme, you can find the first here – where I discussed the purpose of the programme and the application/selection process. The programme was divided into two phases – we spent the first 5 nights at the University of Cambridge and… Read More British Council Future leaders connect diaries – Part 2; My EPIC Cambridge experience!!
Hey blogfam, before I proceed, I would like to apologise for the rather long hiatus, believe me, it was not intentional, I was very overwhelmed! And I promise to make it up to you. As some of you may know, earlier this year I alongside 5 other AMAZING Nigerians were selected out of over 4000… Read More British Council Future Leaders connect diaries! Part 1. – Application and selection process.
Last year, I had the opportunity of interning with the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), New York. It was a memorable experience and one of the opportunities I am thankful to God for and remain thrilled about. Quite a number of people who knew about it have asked me how I got into the programme… Read More How to get an internship with the United Nations – my experience!
I had the opportunity to attend the United Nations Global Compact Leaders (UNGC) Leaders Summit 2016- an annual gathering of business leaders and the United Nations to examine the role of the private sector in advancing the agenda of the United Nations. This year’s event was held on the 22nd and 23rd of June at the… Read More UNGC Leaders Summit 2016- my experience and the things I learnt!