• Alumna Emily Hedin with Jesús Valencia Silva. Together they founded Building Dignity, a non-profit organisation in Lima. Photo: Nicholas Ciorogan

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    Students often point to the networks they form and the friendships they make while at ODID as one of the great strengths of their courses.


    Graduates of the department pursue a wide range of careers after completing their studies – in international organisations, government agencies, the private sector, INGOs and social enterprises, or as academics in universities and research institutions across the world. Many also continue to further study.

    Find out more about what some of our students are doing now and what they valued about their time at ODID.

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    Browse Alumni Profiles

    Andrew Zadel

    Project Coordinator, World Bank
    MSc in Economics for Development
    2012 - 13

    Nadira Khudayberdieva

    Research Analyst, Global Centre for the Responsibility to Protect
    MSc in Global Governance & Diplomacy
    2011 - 12

    Caroline Schultz

    Research Associate & PhD Candidate, University of Bamberg
    MSc in Migration Studies
    2011 - 12

    Tayeb Noorbhai

    Co-founder, Totohealth Tanzania & Silverleaf Academy
    MPhil in Development Studies
    2007 - 09

    Emily Hedin

    Founder and Director, Building Dignity
    MPhil in Development Studies
    2009 - 11

    Erik Abild

    Head of the Secretary General's Office, Norwegian Refugee Council
    MSc in Refugee & Forced Migration Studies
    2008 - 09