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Latest news about the labour and graduate market.

The Student Remote Worker Survival Checklist

Home office

Written by Passion.io Working from home!? That’ll never work for me, how can I concentrate with so many distractions around me? If you feel like this you’re not alone. The past few months have seen a huge shift in the way people are working (I’m sure we don’t need to tell you why) and the …

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Mentoring for Underrepresented Groups: a scheme run by Commercial Barristers’ Chambers

group of diverse students

Brick Court Chambers is delighted to announce that it is working with five other sets of Chambers to create a mentoring scheme, which aims to support and encourage individuals from groups which are underrepresented at the Bar of England and Wales (and in particular the commercial bar) to pursue careers as barristers.  Those underrepresented groups …

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Become a student partner

Apply now! We are looking for passionate and enthusiastic students to apply to join us as a Student Partner in the Academic Development and Enhancement (ADE) Team in the Centre for Quality Support and Development (CQSD). This is a short-term paid opportunity of 10-30 hours over the period of 24th August – 18th September 2020. …

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Where to find online courses

Courses are a brilliant way to boost your skills, develop your learning and improve your CV. In particular, courses delivered online have come to the forefront of lockdown life – so we’ve put together a list of places you can find and access great online courses. The course or topic you choose could be career …

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How the Careers and Placements Fair helped me with my future career

Students queuing for the careers and placements fair 2019

Written by Caroline Thomas, BSc Geography Student I am currently in my second year of University, studying geography here at Reading. Throughout school and Sixth Form I never had a clear idea of what it was that I wanted to do; what it is that I wanted to go into or what type of profession …

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