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President's Welcome | Trinity 2018

Hello! Welcome back to Oxford’s sunniest (and busiest) term! As you’ll see, our Term Card is jam-packed, with more than ten events spread over the next eight weeks. So, whether you’re looking for a break from revision, or to fill your spare time with something engaging, I hope you find something that’s right for you! This term will also be an historic one for OxWIB, as we celebrate our 10th Anniversary year. Festivities will kick off with an Anniversary Garden Party later in the term – keep a look out on our Newsletter and Facebook page for updates! With so much going on, it’s easy to lose track, so find us on social media or join our mailing list by emailing hello@oxwib.com to stay in the l

An Introduction to Asset Management with PIMCO

Whether you had an internship at an asset management company, wanted to know more about the wider world of finance, or had no idea what asset management entailed, the PIMCO panel discussion offered a fascinating insight into an underexposed part of finance. PIMCO was initially founded in Newport Beach in 1971, and expanded to London in 1998. It now has over 2000 employees globally, and manages $1.8 trillion worth of assets. As an asset management firm, PIMCO does not invest its own money - unlike investment banks - instead looking after the money of institutions, like pension funds or banks, or working with intermediaries who might in turn work with their own retail clients. PIMCO differenti

Trinity 2018 President's Drinks: Bubbly Spirits

Modern Art Oxford played host to a wonderful evening of President's Drinks. An unseasonably cold April night contrasted significantly with the warmth and lively conversation which characterised the evening. Welcoming members back for Trinity, and offering them the opportunity to catch up, socialise, and learn more about the great events organised for the term ahead, tickets for the President's Drinks were in great demand, selling out in just six minutes. The evening which unfolded reflected and justified that high demand. The sparkling reception left bubbles and conversation flowing, but members could not keep away from the sweet treats on offer: from cupcakes to cake-pops, there was an arra