Sam Meets… Simon Grosse

Whiteknights at the University of Reading is a home for many; students, academics; small businesses, even ducks and swans. One organisation that truly considers Whiteknights as home is a business called Foundation SP, a business based at the enterprise centre in Early gate. Foundation SP is an award-winning Technology Company that provides dynamic technology solutions….

My first term at Henley Business School

The end of the first term at Henley Business School came quicker than I thought. Looking back, the past few months were certainly eventful, from socials to field trips and of course, the end of term deadlines that will definitely not be missed! The transition from being a Geography Undergraduate student at Royal Holloway, University…

6 Festive Ways To Have Fun this Holiday Season

Staying in Reading over the holidays? Fear not, you aren’t alone. Plenty of people will still be kicking around campus, and just because school is out of session doesn’t mean that there aren’t plenty of Christmas activities for you to take part in. We’ve rounded up six activities for you to enjoy in the next…

Insight to Monday Night Employer Panels

The Henley Careers Monday Night Employer Panel series is an opportunity for students to learn from, and question panellists representing companies from different industries. The event is hosted and organised by Ed Nicholls, Employer Relations Account Manager from Henley Careers. Ed sources a mixture of experienced professionals and recent graduates, who offer different perspectives on…

Why a mid-career MBA?

Career success takes courage and involves taking risks. I had a varied and progressive career but I was ready to leave a management role and invest in myself – as a leader.  I knew I wanted a career transformation and a hunger for a life-altering experience. I wanted to learn how I could add offer more to a business but also impact society in a bigger way.

Write a great proposal for social change

Jurek Sikorski, a mentor for our student Henley Challenge competition, shares his tips for creating a strong proposal for the competition and answering the theme question: ‘Social change…business gain How can your sector or field contribute to creating a better society for all and still meet shareholder demands?’ A well written proposal will improve your chances…

#NutsaboutHenley – Ralph’s 2016 log

#TeamHenley has acquired a new member- Ralph the Squirrel! Here is a glimpse of where his adventures have taken him in 2016, whilst representing Henley on the international stage…. Our new recruit could not be more excited about his next trip to #Seoul. Follow his adventures at #nutsabouthenley pic.twitter.com/RoRDf3ECLW — Study at Henley (@StudyAtHenley) September…

One year later…

It’s that time of year again, and no, I’m not referring to Christmas; it’s the Henley Challenge season! This time last year, I was contemplating whether enrolling in this competition would be a smart investment of my time and effort. Looking back now, I’m so glad I made the right choice of signing up. As…

WINE AND WORK: Awards and Achievements

“Standing at the right hand side of the stage is a somewhat unassuming man, looking slightly nervous, clad in a black gown with blue and white draped around his neck. He is just within the massive spotlight which is focused, rather unflinchingly, upon Sir Richard Sykes and Professor Julia Buckingham, the Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of…

WINE AND WORK

Oh no. Not again. Another student blog extolling the benefits of a University in the hopes of converting me. Right? Not quite. Whether reading this post leads to your becoming part of Henley Business School or simply bring a smile to your face or a chuckle to your day, I’m happy. So let’s start from…