Category: postgraduate

Advice for anybody thinking of taking on further education beyond undergraduate level.

Five Reasons to Work in a Fintech Firm

The term ‘fintech’ is a combination of two words: financial and technology. It describes firms that are using open banking API integrations to offer new and innovative finance products to customers. These products may include, for example, cash flow management software for a small business, or lending products that do not already exist in the …

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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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International students, the extra mile to work in the UK

Written by Maria Neves, BA Politics and International Relations student The implications faced by foreigners to work in the UK seem endless and ever-changing which makes the quest for work more challenging. There is definitely this fact that international students find it difficult to reach companies or employers for business and it frequently doesn’t work …

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How to fight nerves during an interview

Person sat opposite an interview panel

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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Careers digital resources round-up

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Round-up written by a University of Reading Student Ambassador The University of Reading Careers service supports students in exploring any future career options to prepare them for life after graduation. Partnered tools are an avenue where they work with known companies to provide insight, tools and resources, helping you enter into the working world. By working …

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