We’re #11! StudentCrowd’s Best Universities for Careers Services 2021

2021 top 20 best careers service, Reading. StudentCrowd. 5 star

University of Reading Careers Centre receives highly coveted StudentCrowd University Awards 2021. We were delighted to receive the news that we have been ranked #11 in the top 20 table of Best Universities for Careers Services! This is the only university award in the UK based 100% on student reviews. StudentCrowd crunched the numbers on …

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Should Students Bother With LinkedIn?

As a student, it’s always a good idea to do what you can at university to make your life a little easier when you graduate. One of the best things you can do is set yourself up on LinkedIn and start building your personal portfolio. You may think that you don’t need it right now …

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Cibyl Careers survey

This year we’re taking part in the Cibyl survey, one of the UK’s largest student careers aspiration surveys.  Cibyl provide employers and universities across the nation, with unparalleled insights into students’ career thinking. They will use your survey answers to provide us with a detailed feedback report. The reports will tell us how satisfied you …

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Career Opportunities in IT and Data Analysis online webinar

When: Monday 15 November,  13:00- 14:00,  online. There are increasing numbers of jobs involving analysing data and interpreting the results to make it meaningful for organisations so they can improve their business. If you are logical, enjoy problem-solving and like finding answers out of data or designing systems to find the answers then this could be a …

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How to explore alternative legal careers after graduating by Sofia Tyson

As you progress through your law degree at university, you’ll typically be bombarded with talk of training contract applications, vacation schemes and pupillages. Since these are the most conventional career paths in law, students can often feel pressured to conform and apply for these positions, fearful that they would otherwise be wasting what is a …

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How to Land a Corporate Job with Zero Experience by Tim Sekundyak

When you graduate from university and go out there to start looking for your first graduate job, you will most likely come to a stark realisation. The outcome of university wasn’t exactly what you expected and just because you’ve got a degree in your hands doesn’t mean that employers are begging for your attention. Add …

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