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,…

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…

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…

What does Christmas mean to me?

The shops are already stocked up with festive goodies, the John Lewis advert is already causing many discussions. How long will it be until the Coca Cola TV advert is aired? The build up to Christmas 2015 is well under way but it’s always been something I’ve tried to avoid, until at least the end…