Results day plot twist? Don’t panic.

I’m Sam, an undergraduate studying Business Management, currently on placement with the Henley Marketing & Communications team. I know Clearing and Adjustment can be stressful, so I’ve had a chat with the 2017-18 Reading Student Union President, a recent Henley graduate, Tristan Spencer. Tristan and I have been through the same traumatic experience of results…

Meet Norma, Henley’s IdeaFest 2018 winner

A delicious, innovative and healthy business idea that surprised all of the 6 judges was this year’s IdeaFest winner! Imagine the best brownie you’ve ever had, made out of water, oil, Norma veggie mix and… salad!Yep, you read right, Norma brownies are vegan, have about 50% less calories than a normal brownie (466 calories per…

Varsity: what is it & who takes part?

As the end of term creeps up on us, one of the biggest events at the University of Reading is about to take place, Varsity! Every year we compete against Oxford Brookes in a gruelling day of sporting competitions, from Rugby to Archery, everybody gets involved in the team spirit. To get excited for the…

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…

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.

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…