The key to success is not always to win, but to never be discouraged.
My time with a Thrive mentor
The following is from a second year student's account of his experience of working with his Thrive mentor, Charlie Leech, who works at The Telegraph.
Work experience as a Thrive mentee
From the beginning of the mentoring scheme, I was offered several different work experience activities. First, I volunteered at the Telegraph's Bike and Outdoor Show at the Excel Centre in London, which Charlie managed to get me into straight away. During the eve...
Silim M Nahdy (PhD Agriculture 1995)
In 1995, I graduated from the University of Reading with a PhD in Agriculture. Since then I have dedicated most of my working time to Agricultural research and development. I have held many different roles over the years, but at the moment I am the Executive Director of the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS). I am also the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Alfasan Uganda Ltd and Farm Support Ltd, manufacturers and distribut...