Tag Archive: University of Reading

May 17

How to get a job at a start-up

This article is a guest post written by Mariota Spens. Mariota works as the Customer Support Associate at Thriva, a HealthTech startup that aims to be the world’s first personalised healthcare service. Previous to this she studied Fine Art at Oxford University and has also worked in EdTech.

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May 15

How I gained new skills and work experience during the summer

This article is written by Rikki Sandhu, 2nd year BA English Language and owner of www.lusciouslane.blogspot.com. She is passionate about creative writing and photography and is looking to kick-start her career in Marketing and PR. Finding a career after university isn’t always easy, so I’ve really learnt the importance of work experience and paid jobs to …

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Apr 26

3 things employers look for in a Fashion Marketing CV

This article is written by Stuart McClure, the co-founder of a fashion company called LovetheSales.com – a website that aggregates sale items from 100’s of retailers into one website, helping consumers to find the best deals on products they want. He has 14 years’ experience in digital marketing and business management and, before starting his company, worked in …

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Apr 10

How can you be more confident?

Be confident: Find skills you did not know you had Professional Placement Year Event Do you want to come across confidently? Ever been in a situation where you have left feeling like it could have gone better? Would you like to know the secret of making a positive impact? Confidence is a state of mind …

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Feb 09

Become a STaR Mentor

STaR (Student Transitions at Reading) mentors are current student volunteers that are committed to helping others and genuinely want to make a difference to a new student’s start at the University of Reading.  Non-final year Undergraduate, International Foundation Programme and Postgraduate Research students from any academic subject can apply. Students that apply to become a …

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