The Boat Race is one of the oldest sporting events in the world, attracting up to 250,000 members of the public as well as Oxbridge students and alumni to the banks of Thames, with tens of millions of others watching it on TV.
Beata Javorcik comes to the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development having worked at the World Bank in Washington DC. She also has a PhD in Economics from Yale University and is the first woman in history to hold the title of Statutory Professorship in Economics at the University of Oxford.
Cooperation including in the fields of education, sport, culture and protection of historical sites is foreseen in a partnership agreement signed by Oxford and Wrocław (southwestern Poland).
Oxford-educated Polish vlogger Ewa Zubek (a.k.a. Eva Zu Beck) once took a fledgling start-up to 10m monthly visitors. She now hopes to do the same with Pakistan by showing her hundreds of thousands of online fans the country’s delights