Five tips for Studying a Masters and parenting

Returning to studies after a gap of many years (13 for me) is always challenging. And if you throw in juggling parenthood while you are at it, it is mayhem, to say the least!  When I got my Henley acceptance letter for an MSc in Marketing, I was elated to be accepted and was thrilled to…

Study tips for Masters students

By Janelle Benedict, MSc Digital Marketing student As the end of the academic year approaches at Henley, I have had time to reflect on what I have learnt this year and how I’ve managed to stay afloat during challenging times! The step up from undergraduate to masters level is unquestionably difficult. The amount of work…

Nadia’s MBA journey

Nadia Nagamootoo was the winner of our Women in Leadership scholarship in 2014, hear her experiences on applying and what winning the scholarship has meant for her. Apply now for your chance to win a fully funded place on our MBA programme, with the Women in Leadership scholarship competition 2022.

Five years on: Reflecting on the MBA Women in Leadership scholarship

We sat down with Elizabeth Garber, our Women in Leadership scholarship 2017 winner, to hear about her experiences of applying for the competition and studying for an MBA at Henley. Read on to find out how she juggled family life with the challenges of study and how the MBA has helped her in her career,…

An MBA is a journey of self-discovery and personal development

Ivana Vasic Chalmers was the winner of our 2016 Women in Leadership scholarship. Here she shares her top tips from her time studying for her MBA. An MBA gives you a breadth of view. My colleagues came from businesses from all over the world, from non-profit to mass markets, from solo entrepreneurs to global giants…

Alison’s essay entry for the 2021 Women in Leadership competition

“The number of women on the boards of top companies overall remains far below 50%, and few make it to CEO. How can organisations, policymakers and individuals encourage greater female participation at the top?” It’s not women’s careers that need fixing—it’s men’s. It took a global pandemic for my friend, a director in a City…

Here’s why you should apply for the Women in Leadership Scholarship

24th of May, 2021. The deadline I had been working towards for some time, to submit my application for the Women in Leadership Scholarship competition. For quite some time, since I first read the details of the competition I had been managing two different lines of thought: What should make the cut to the concise…

Choosing Henley Business School for my Masters study

By Janelle Benedict, MSc Digital Marketing student I knew coming from a city-based university in the Midlands to a campus-based university in the South-East would be different; but I was pleasantly surprised to find it was different in all the best ways. You can go from shopping in a Korean food shop to getting a…

Fragile – Resilient – Anti-fragile

We hear a lot about building resilience, whether that is in organisational systems or individuals.  Resilience, in the dictionary is defined as ‘the ability of a substance or object to spring back into shape; elasticity’.  For a person, it is defined as ‘the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties; toughness’. Resilience means knowing how to…