Tag: work and study

Living, Learning & Earning in Lockdown

Blog cover graphic showing Living, Learning and Earning in Lockdown

Living, Learning, Earning in Lockdown  Now that we are well into our second lockdown, here are some tips from the POV of a student campus jobs helpdesk worker who is now living, learning, and earning almost entirely at home.  Living  Getting up and dressed– the trouble with not leaving the house, is that it can sometimes be an excuse not to get out of bed until …

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Black History Month – Anti-Racism At Work

Black History Month – Anti-racism at Work The University is a diverse and welcoming community, but improvements can still be made when it comes to being actively anti-racist, as highlighted by the recent developments in the ‘Black Lives Matter’ campaign. The issues raised in this blog are important all year round, but Black History Month …

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Placement Profile – Deciding to Complete Your Professional Placement on Campus

Note taking and preparing via laptop

In our newest Placement Profile we spoke to Campus Jobs Help Desk team member Caitlin, who gave us the low down on her time doing a professional placement here on Campus. So Tell us about yourself… I’m Caitlin, a fourth-year Consumer Behaviour and Marketing student at the University of Reading. Where did you do your …

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Life and Study in France vs Study in the UK

Tom's blog on education in France compared to here

For our next  Campus Jobs blog we wanted to catch up with one of our helpdesk team Tom Lumley who has lived in France since the age of 10, but returned to the UK in 2018 to do his BSc Economics degree. So Tom…Tell us a bit about yourself! My names Tom, I am 21 …

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