Category: professional development

Calling all Finalists! ULaw Scholarships available

As part of a collaborative partnership between Reading University and The University of Law, scholarships have been made available to those students who have graduated from any degree programme at UofR and who will start a ULaw programme in September 2022 or January 2023. The purpose of these scholarships is to support UofR graduates who …

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How to improve your employability as a student

By Ben Dracup, SEO Manager at Minty Digital.   For many students, choosing a university is the first step in a long journey of becoming employable. They often choose career outcomes over academic focus, enrolling at a university because of its prestige and statistics relating to employability. Can you blame them? The job market is …

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Self-Employment Case Study- Mindfulness Content Creator

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Christopher Loder, current undergraduate, BA Philosophy, Mindfulness Content Creator What or who inspired you to become self-employed? I wanted to help people through my knowledge and practice of mindfulness and wanted to earn some extra money in a way I felt beneficial to society. I also don’t like working for people so that’s a big …

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Self-Employment Case Study- Executive Coach

Claudia Day, current student, MSc Coaching and Behavioural Change, Executive Coach What or who inspired you to become self-employed? My dad, my kids and my university studies. My dad was always self-employed, having kids made me want flexibility, and my university studies (MIT and Henley) made me feel it was doable. Have you been in …

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Self-Employment Case Study- Data Analyst

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Lucas Cimno, UoR graduate, BA Entrepreneurship and Management with Placement, Freelance Videographer, Data Analyst at Duke Media What or who inspired you to become self-employed? Self-employment has always been a trait taught to me by my father. It is a matter of making things happen with the tools you have around you. What are your …

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