Working part-time? It’s the first step on your career

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Things are getting expensive aren’t they? And it’s the basics that seem to be increasing in price the most. I’m sure that will mean that even more UoR students than usual will need to work part-time during term time to help fund their studies. If this applies to you, then be reassured that as well …

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STEM Women Events Autumn 2022

The team over at STEM Women have just been in touch. They have been busy finalising their upcoming careers and networking events for Autumn 2022 and are excited to be able to offer these fantastic FREE events to students.  We are sharing early given the first event hits next week! Upcoming events include: Financial Services …

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Academia – is it for me?

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Over the course of this month, staff writer, Domonique Davies, will cover some key topics relating to PhDs and Careers. This mini-series will look to discuss important questions regarding your career planning journey when considering life after the PhD, with an article released each week. A PhD can open many doors after you have completed …

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We’re #4! StudentCrowd’s Best Universities for Careers Services 2022

University of Reading Careers Centre receives a Top 5 placing in highly coveted StudentCrowd University Awards 2022 We were delighted to receive the news that we have moved up an impressive seven places and are now ranked #4 in the Top 20 table of Best Universities for Careers Services! This is the only university award …

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University of Reading student wins Women in Property South East Student Awards

Image of Mary Utley, winner of the Women in Property South East Student Awards 2022. Mary is holding a glass award and stands behind a banner which has the name of the award on it.

Employers working in the property and construction sector had a unique opportunity to meet some of the most talented built environment undergraduates in the region, at the Women in Property South East Student Awards on the 14th June.  Overall, 25 students took part in the regional Awards this year, representing disciplines including engineering, architecture, surveying …

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