John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram It has been awhile since my last post as my schedule has been intensive and filled with work, study and travel. Two weeks ago, I found my week in four different cities due to my commitments: Melbourne, Sydney, London and Oxford. This is how the week looked: Days 1 […]
John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram This afternoon I was passing my time with a close friend and we reflected upon some of our personal achievements to date. As I sipped my coffee, a thousand thoughts were simultaneously running through my mind. I was thinking about my career, my family, my life experiences and what […]
John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram Taking my first step onto High Street, the reality of my arrival at Oxford finally began to sink in. Alighting the requisite double decker bus on a breezy September morning, I paused to appreciate my surroundings, momentarily forgetting the large suitcases I held in each hand. Their weight eventually […]
John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram It’s been a few days since I have arrived at Oxford. Despite the long haul from Melbourne to London to Oxford, I haven’t been encountering jet lag. I have spent this weekend preparing for the week ahead and visited many of the colleges and museums in Oxford. Irish poet […]
John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram The day has finally arrived and I am on my way to Oxford. As I wait with anticipation to board my flight to London, I have spent my last hour at the Qantas Lounge contemplating what my next steps will be when I land and envision what my first […]
John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram Received my official Oxford welcome pack today in the mail from the Said Business School. Just need to finalise my flight from Melbourne to London in the next few days! Looking forward to commencing in September.
John Varano – Follow Me on Instagram As a child, I often heard my parents emphasise the value of education. Reading the biographies of Prime Ministers and other prominent individuals attending Oxford University, I was transfixed by the unparalleled transformative capacity of an Oxford education. For someone whose mother and father had emigrated to Australia at […]