Road to Rio presented by 2x Olympic gold medallist Major Heather Stanning MBE!

As part of the Army Roadshow (10-11 November) on campus we are very lucky to have a talk from Major Heather Stanning MBE, taking place on Thursday 10th November, at 11am. Heather Stanning wrote her name into the history books at both the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic Games with golden performances alongside Helen Glover …

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“I resigned at the end of my first day.” – Nicky’s Answer

Nicky Denovan, Co-Founder and Director, PR agency EvokedSet I graduated from Reading in 1998, equipped with a clutch of student loans, a good degree in English Literature, and a very sketchily-formed notion of working as an editor.  The week after graduation, I accepted a job as a junior editor at a scientific publishing company.  But …

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Careers help Stamp Out The Stigma

As part of RUSU’s #ElephantInTheRoom campaign next week, we are hosting a series of workshops and session for those who feel they need support in building self-confidence, meeting new people, or who fancy building a career in charities and helping others who need support. To book your place at any of the following events, visit MyJobsOnline or click on …

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“Three years after graduating, I plucked up the courage to get my dream job.” – Beth’s Answer

Beth Leslie, Content Writer, Inspiring Interns For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted to be a writer. But although I studied English Literature at university, I was too scared to pursue my dream upon graduating. I knew how competitive the industry was and although I believed I was a good writer I thought …

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I’ve Graduated…What Next?

The following article is courtesy of Dean Chaffer and myplusstudent.com. Please check out their extensive range of sources on careers for students with disabilities.  A guest blog from Dean Chaffer, Graduate “Having recently completed my MSc in Computing, I thought I would share a few thoughts on what you can do after your degree. Enhance …

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