ship was an exceptional opportunity, and
it opened doors to diverse and fulfi lling
professional and academic experiences.
She says it was also an extremely benefi cial
Scholars, and the opportunity to spend
two years with such a dynamic and invested
community of people was inspiring and
motivating," she says.
is currently in her second year of a Master
of Philosophy in Comparative Politics.
She says Mount Allison prepared her well
for her time at Oxford.
education from Mount Allison is how it
encouraged and enabled me to truly
pushed me to always ask questions about
what it is that I'm putting in, taking away,
and getting out of my work and to take
action if I happen not to like the answers."
appreciate the simple things in life.
the Bridge Street Café, taking the night off
at Ducky's, or spending time wandering
of Sackville remind me how important it
is to step back, relax, and recharge when
life in Oxford gets just a little too hectic."
as she did at Mount Allison. One of her
main extracurriculars, synonymous with
Oxford, is rowing.
with little to no idea about what I was
doing, I was hooked," she says.
2012 and plans to take a year to travel, refl ect,
and explore what she wants to do next.
and graduate of Lester B. Pearson College of
the Pacifi c, began her Master's of Science
in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies
at Oxford in 2011.
the kind encouragement of my professors,
friends, and Mount Allison's administra-
tion. All of these factors contributed to my
preparation for both the Rhodes applica-
tion and my experiences at Oxford," says
and committed Scholars around her, she
says the Rhodes experience has already been
an extremely enriching process, but she says
she does not believe she will truly appreciate
the impact of the Rhodes until a few years
down the road.
('79) was awarded a Rhodes Scholarship a
year aft er graduating from Mount Allison.
He was encouraged to apply by mentor and
Rhodes Scholar, the late Arthur Motyer
('45). Jocelyn, a theatre director originally
from Stratford, On, is now artistic and
general director of one of Canada's leading
not-for-profi t contemporary theatre com-
panies, Canadian Stage, in Toronto.
While at Oxford, he studied French the-
atre and had the opportunity to travel to
Poland and Paris. He says the experience
opened up all kinds of possibilities.