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
Stuttering affects approximately 68 million people in the world, but do we ever stop and think about how a stutter will affect someone in and around the world of work? Continue reading Stuttering. The speech stopper. The verbal blockade.
Ella has just finished her undergraduate placement year – here are here reflections: “After completing over a year working at Johnson and Johnson on placement I can honestly say it has been one of the best experiences that I have ever had. The year has allowed me to experience what it’s like to work within a global company and see the many different aspects that … Continue reading The many different jobs in finance
Aoife, an Accounting and Finance undergraduate, considers her year in industry: “I did not really know what to expect when I started my placement. I had not worked in an office environment before and even after reading about the role, it is hard to know what to expect when you have never worked in finance. Being the first student in the role meant my job … Continue reading A well-rounded experience