Having graduated from Sankt Georg Austrian College in2001, Oğuz pursued her undergraduate studies at Middle East Technical University, respectively in City and Regional Planning (2005) and Sociology (2006). Oğuz took her graduate degree from the Department of Social Policy at London School of Economics and Political Science. She completed her PhD on the public space use and urban mobility of migrant women within the framework of double doctorate protocol signed between Berlin Technical University and Istanbul Technical University in 2016. Currently Oğuz is employed as full time academic staff at the Department of Industrial Design, Beykent University. She is coordinating and broadcasting the weekly discussion program on urban studies and research, Mekan ve İnsan at Medyascope. Urban sociology being her major field of study her recent Works mainly focus on informality, urban
transformation, paratransit systems, gender studies, public space, and green settlements.