Are you unsure about pursuing a Masters in a different subject to your Undergrad? Don’t be! By the end of this blog, you will feel confident in applying for whatever Masters you are passionate to do and have an eagerness to learn about. Lots of undergrad degrees provide students with transferable skills that they can take further in whatever subject, or even career path, so you would be able to apply to do a Business Masters from a humanity degree. Continue reading Thinking of Pursuing a Business/Management Postgrad from a Humanity Undergrad?
Struggling with procrastination? Don’t worry because you’re one of the 75% students who also struggle. This blog breaks down the reasons behind procrastination and gives you tips on how to tackle the problem head on to reduce time wasted on academic work and even job applications. Continue reading How to Battle Procrastination
Mental health is being more and more talked about, and its coming into our personal, academic and even working lives. Companies are being pushed to offer more health and well being services, especially after COVID forced everyone to be working at home, and universities are being called to improve their services. This means that you should also be paying attention to your own personal mental … Continue reading 6 Top Tips to Manage Your Mental Health
Graduates are under so much pressure to decide what they want to do when they graduate. Let alone then trying to secure a job in whatever industry they want. This is why this grad job hunting story is so important because it shows how no matter how long it may take, you have to stick at it and be willing to improve yourself in order to find a job.
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My Professional Placement Year, working as a Communications Coordinator for the University of Reading has been incredible. Despite the lockdown, and the waves of disruption that came with it, I have learnt loads in my time here, and could not recommend a better role to go into for your Placement Year. I have been very fortunate to work on projects such as the MyName project … Continue reading My Placement Year at the University of Reading
With International Women’s Day taking place last Monday, we have brought everything you need to know about what this day means, and its history, in one place for you. This blog also includes movies and books for you to learn more around women’s rights. Continue reading Lets Celebrate International Women’s Day
It’s LGBT+ History Month. This blog takes you through some of the history of this month, what the university is offering students and what employers are known for their diversity and inclusion. Continue reading It’s LGBT+ History Month
James Sweeney, a second year Management student, tells us about the stresses that come with applying for placements and what you should avoid and what to focus on. Remember, failure is not always a bad thing! Continue reading “Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.” – R. F. Kennedy
There are so many activities to get involved in at Henley Business School to help with your professional development! One example is the Henley Summer Start-Up Boot Camp, run by the Pop-Up Business School and Henley Centre for Entrepreneurship. Running again this summer, you can find out more about it here… Continue reading Henley Business School has great events and programmes for students throughout the year!
Placement years are a great way to get work experience and improve your professional development, even during a crisis. In this blog Business & Management student Junyi Xiao shares his experience of working in China during the pandemic. Continue reading My Placement Year in China 2020