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
To mark Mental Health Awareness week, we asked blogger and Henley Business School student, James Sweeney, to cover what it is, and what we can all do to help work through any difficulties. Continue reading What exactly is Mental Health?
ou have probably already heard what self-care is. Some of you might now be practising some routines while others might not yet. In these uncertain times, I decided to share with you 7 ways of how you can practice self-care, especially during the summer term… Continue reading “Self-care is how you take your power back.”– Lalah Delia
Your last year of the university might be both exciting and stressful. On one hand you feel inspired to start a new chapter, to enjoy a time when you have fewer responsibilities and spend a lot of time with your friends that you have made along the way up. On the other hand, the question: “But what’s next?” might be frustrating and stressful to think about. Suddenly, a new chapter begins with new people, a new set of activities and of course… new responsibilities! Continue reading Don’t miss out on these bucket list activities before you graduate!
I have always been fascinated by how much you get from attending networking events. I believe that stepping out of your comfort zone and choosing to spend your time meeting new people, listening to new perspectives and different stories brings a fresh outlook in your own life… Continue reading The Magic of Networking