#UniofReading: UROP students involved in biggest ever Reading climate and health report

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Two University of Reading undergraduate students took a leading role in producing the first-ever localised climate and health report of its kind, highlighting progress and areas for improvement in Reading. The Reading Countdown report was co-produced by Professor Robinson and Dr Claudia Di Napoli at Reading, and Dr Shouro Dasgupta from the CMCC and Ca’ …

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The top 10 CV mistakes

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Writing a CV is challenging at the best of times, but by avoiding some of the more common pitfalls, you’ll find you’ll end up with a pretty good CV.  Go for quality, not quantity, by checking your CV isn’t harbouring any of these common errors. 1. Not all first impressions are good When a recruiter …

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Disability internship scheme returns to tackle employment gap

99% of previous interns would recommend Change 100 to other

Students and graduates with disabilities and long-term conditions will have the opportunity to take part in a three-month internship with a top UK employer thanks to leading charity Leonard Cheshire’s flagship internship programme. Applications have opened for the Change 100 programme, which gives students the worthwhile opportunity of finding valuable, paid work experience with leading …

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Living, Learning & Earning in Lockdown

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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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Postgraduate study: a case study from MA Public Policy student Cait Pilkington

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Full Name: Cait Pilkington Undergraduate Course: BA History and Politics What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? Master’s What is the title of your postgraduate course: MA Public Policy Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I wanted to focus my interests in an area I was really interested in, which …

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