Professional placements

Are you enrolled on a 4 year programme with a placement year or considering transferring to one? We have some key tips to help you plan your placement adventure before you leave for the summer

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Success for Enactus Reading

Enactus is a community of student, academic and business leaders committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better more sustainable world. The Enactus team at the University of Reading pledges to strive to create sustainable lasting social change. They are currently undertaking 5 projects involving communities and individuals around …

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“I had absolutely no idea I would end up doing this, but everything’s worked out fine in the end and I’m perfectly happy.” – Andy’s Answer

Andy Grayson, Secondary School Teacher “Hello, my name’s Andy and I graduated in 2014 from Bath University, with a 2:1 in Sociology. Having always had low aspirations, my intention since about GCSE stage had been to take the easiest possible subject at the best possible university, then by hanging onto the coattails of the institution’s prestige …

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Tips for starting a business

“Starting a Business Tips There’s a whole wealth of information about starting a business, and we won’t be able to give you a complete guide (that would take several books and several years of research!). However, from our experience at ClickMechanic, where we’ve grown over the past 4 years we can pull out some common …

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Students succeed in Vice-Chancellor’s China Scholarship Scheme

Over the summer vacation, five University of Reading students had the exciting opportunity to head to Peking University in China to undertake a summer school, with flights, accommodation, visas and a daily stipend for food and drink fully funded by the University. Amelia Page (2nd year BA Archaeology and History), Bethany Marsden (1st year BSC Speech and …

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