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Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants

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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 03:58
harnish wrote:
Has anyone been offered scholarship till now?


I have not heard anything regarding scholarships. I probably didn't qualify, oh well, not the end of the world, still thrilled about the acceptance letter!

How about other contact from the Admissions office? Anyone receive access to the intranet site?
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 05:44
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How about other contact from the Admissions office? Anyone receive access to the intranet site?


I am excited about the offer as well and have not heard anything about the scholarship. However, I did get the offer pack delivered today!

It was shipped yesterday.
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 05:48
hi0parag: what came in the offer pack?
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 08:39
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Lowkeyg wrote:
Have Oxford's recommender questions ever been found?

just create two new webmail accounts. use one to create a new application and the other as the referee.... job done!

I thought that given I have a thread full of people who have just completed their applications, somebody may have had the answer.
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 12 Dec 2012, 21:50
CptBrightside wrote:
harnish wrote:
Has anyone been offered scholarship till now?


I have not heard anything regarding scholarships. I probably didn't qualify, oh well, not the end of the world, still thrilled about the acceptance letter!

How about other contact from the Admissions office? Anyone receive access to the intranet site?


I checked up with the admissions office. They told me that in case one was awarded a scholarship he would have received the mail on Friday itself.
Has anyone got any such mail?
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Dec 2012, 18:08
Hi all, does anyone know the due date for the Financial Guarantee Form? I'm planning on funding partially through a loan and partially through my own savings, but I don't have everything squared away yet... wondered if anyone else had insight. I'll probably reach out to Said at some point over the next week for more details and I'll share whatever I learn.
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 14 Dec 2012, 18:39
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Hi all, does anyone know the due date for the Financial Guarantee Form? I'm planning on funding partially through a loan and partially through my own savings, but I don't have everything squared away yet... wondered if anyone else had insight. I'll probably reach out to Said at some point over the next week for more details and I'll share whatever I learn.


I'm not sure, there wasn't a date in any of the documentation in the offer pack. From what I can gather (ie. guess) from all of the information, I think the more important items are emailing to confirm that you accept the offer and paying the deposit when we receive our invoices (next week). It doesn't seem like there's a hard deadline, but I'm guessing you won't advance any further in the registration process until the form is complete.

Can't hurt to ask though. I had a couple questions after reading through everything and asked them along with my acceptance confirmation email, they got back to me within 24 hours :)
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2012, 23:40
To those who have already received the offer package - can you please let us know what was the mode of shipping - DHL ? Did you get any intimation from the university about the shipping?
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2012, 23:47
ghoshd wrote:
To those who have already received the offer package - can you please let us know what was the mode of shipping - DHL ? Did you get any intimation from the university about the shipping?


It was not DHL. A UK courier service named Crossflight. I got an email from SBS with the tracking information.
When they delivered the package, I was not home. So the next day I called them in the UK and enquired about the status. They gave me the contact number of their local partner in Singapore (my location) and I arranged for a pick up.
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 16 Dec 2012, 23:48
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Hi all, does anyone know the due date for the Financial Guarantee Form? I'm planning on funding partially through a loan and partially through my own savings, but I don't have everything squared away yet... wondered if anyone else had insight. I'll probably reach out to Said at some point over the next week for more details and I'll share whatever I learn.


Hey please share whatever they tell you regarding this. I am in exactly the same situation and I emailed them asking about it, but no replies yet. waiting for a response today
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Dec 2012, 15:18
My offer pack hasn't arrived!!! I very much want to get it so that this all becomes real :) Oh well, another day of waiting...
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Dec 2012, 18:00
^ If you haven't already, you should track the package. There's a signature required so unless there's someone home in the daytime, they can't deliver it. I had to leave a note for DHL to leave the package for me and just got it today.
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 17 Dec 2012, 19:54
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 03:58
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Oh yes...

It is a pretty fantastic acceptance package that they put together. We should be getting our access information for the intranet later this week so we can pay our deposits and start on the Financial Guarantee form. Digging up bank statements, not the most exciting thing in the world, but it will be well worth it!
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 07:29
If we look at the term dates, the total course duration comes to slightly less than one year.. Is it really true because that significantly impacts the dependent visa and post employment visa for non EU students?
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 07:48
I got an email today with the details for accessing intranet.
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 08:36
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I got an email today with the details for accessing intranet.


Same here!
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 09:08
I absolutely love Oxford, but I will accept Insead's offer, mainly because of location reasons. I wish you lot all the best. You were all very supportive during this process and I am sure we will all have a great time. :)
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 10:16
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I absolutely love Oxford, but I will accept Insead's offer, mainly because of location reasons. I wish you lot all the best. You were all very supportive during this process and I am sure we will all have a great time. :)

Thanks, you as well Ducksworth, enjoy Insead!!
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Re: Oxford (Said) 2013 - Calling All Applicants [#permalink] New post 18 Dec 2012, 12:07
After much consideration, I've decided to choose Cambridge over Oxford. Hopefully someone from the WL will be able to take my spot. Oxford's program is excellent and I wish you all luck in the future!
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