The Faculty of Oriental Studies of Oxford University recently announced the admission of Belmont student Emily Hunt into its Master of Philosophy in Tibetan and Himalayan Studies. Hunt is currently working towards completing a double major from Belmont in philosophy and English with a concentration in writing. She is set to graduate in the spring of 2021.
Hunt was also offered admission to Trinity College, Dublin; Goldsmiths, University of London and The Courtauld Institute of Art, one of the world’s leading centers for research into art history, conservation and curating. She attended Oxford during the Michaelmas semester of 2019, the first academic term of universities in the United Kingdom, where she took Modern Literature and Aesthetics, working at Oxford’s Ashmolean Museum.
In preparation for her application to Oxford’s program in Tibetan studies, Hunt applied and was selected for the University International and Intensive Program on Buddhist Studies convened by McMaster University in Ontario, Canada in the summer of 2020. The supervisor, tutor, for her course of study will be Lama Jabb, Leverhulme Fellow in Tibetan Literature and faculty of Oriental Studies at Wolfson College, Oxford.