The Flying Start Programme – BA Accounting and Business

We spoke to Ilias Skoullou, second year student from Cyprus doing the BA Accounting and Business Flying Start Programme, about his experience at Henley so far. This is what he had to say: “Located in the heart of the south east and a 30 minutes’ train-ride from London Paddington, Henley’s location at the University of Reading,…

Do we need a ‘new normal’ to make business good again?

Dr Kleio Akrivou, a judge for our student Henley Challenge competition, shares her thoughts on the Henley Challenge ‘Social change…business gain’ theme question and advice for students taking up the Challenge: This year’s Henley Challenge theme is tricky and will surely stretch you intellectually and in the impact you make as presenters: Social change…business gain How…

Henley Challenge 2016: A throwback worth reflecting

The Henley Challenge appealed to me for several reasons; I thrive off competition and there is no competition without diversity, I was competing with other undergraduates right through to PhD students that were either in a team or presenting on their own. In essence you could say it was The X Factor for business. Although…

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…

Top 10 reasons to come to Henley Business School

Henley is among an elite group of business schools, it’s in the top 1% in the world, and is triple-accredited! 2. Student satisfaction ratings across all areas are 85–94%* *NSS 2016 3. In the top 10 Students Unions in the country! 4. As Europe’s first active collaboration between the securities industry and a University finance…

Henley Challenge 2017: why you should…

The Henley Challenge may seem like quite a daunting prospect from the outside.  You’re being invited to come up with something clever to say for 10 minutes and then deliver it professionally in front of the School’s senior faculty members and, more importantly, a good number of your own peers.  However, having been a finalist…

7 reasons to come to Open Day

1. Talk to our wonderful students! (Not to be confused with real student!) 2. Be inspired by our Entrepreneurship Society 3. Explore our beautiful Whiteknights Lake (Yes, you can actually have your lunch here and no, not the ducks!)   4. Put your thinking caps on for our sample lectures (Or not…) 5. Take a…

Sticking to Your Resolutions (With Some Help from Modern Technology)

Now that we have spanned in front of us a nicely-planned strategy to achieving your resolutions, we can start planning forward: how do we make sure that we don’t lose motivation halfway through the journey? Thankfully, by combining traditional techniques with the ever-developing world of technology, we have the tools to fight the battle this time. Make…

Being Strategic with Your New Year’s Resolutions

If you are someone who believes in self-improvement or loves trying out new things, you’ve probably set yourself a neat list of resolutions before the clock struck midnight on December 31st. However, the journey definitely did not end there. The ultimate question is actually: will you have them realized by the time the same chimes ring in 366 days?…

What to Do When You’re Stuck in Reading over Christmas

As an international student living nearly 12,000 kilometres away from home, I tend to have no choice but to stay around over Christmas break. That however doesn’t mean that we have no option but to binge watch shows after shows, or to hibernate through the long month! Instead, the festive break is an opportunity to explore…

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…