Category: graduates

How to start your career as a student

Written by Shu Ming, Real Estate and Planning Undergraduate A lot of us who are currently studying at the University feel unclear or unsure about what to do in the future. I receive many questions and comments from my surrounding friends such as, “I can’t see what I am doing in the next five years”, …

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Top Tips for Applying to Graduate Schemes

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Written by Caroline Thomas, Geography and Environmental Science student  Taking the next step on from life as a graduate at university can sometimes feel daunting nowadays with many pathways open to students leading in different directions. The opportunities are endless – with many students going on to do further study, some taking time out, some …

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Secondary Geography Teacher Training Webinar

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Monday 14 June 2021 | 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM BST Are you interested in studying PGCE Secondary Geography teaching? This session provides the opportunity to learn more about our Secondary Geography Initial Teacher Training programmes, hear from representatives and ask questions. Information for attendees: You will join these webinars without video or audio, and …

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How to fight nerves during an interview

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Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student In the current day and age, students are often required to complete many interviews throughout their time at University, sometimes needing to attend multiple interviews just for one position. This commonly creates a lot of anxiety, especially with competition remaining high, and pressure building up …

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Top ways to find a job you love

Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student Since moving to Reading for University, almost three years ago now, I have continued to figure out which career-path to follow; taking advice from friends and family in the process. My geography degree opens many different pathways for me, reliant on the transferrable skills learnt …

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