“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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Thrive strives for awards success!

We are extremely proud to announce that the University of Reading’s Thrive Career Mentoring Scheme has been shortlisted for the 2016 AGCAS Award for Academic Engagement, sponsored by Gradcore. Thrive pairs students in their penultimate year of study with a Reading alumnus, aiming to provide the student with a deeper understanding of the type of professional they would like to become, …

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Katy claims the prize!

Way back in May we invited all University of Reading students to take part in a short survey with the chance to win a £20 voucher for The Oracle, Reading (See the link here: http://bit.ly/29d75pT). Well with the survey closed and the results in, we are pleased to announced that the winner of the voucher was …

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Fantastic Five Fly to China!

Last Friday was the day when five fortunate students flew out to study in Beijing, China for a month, courtesy of the 2016 Vice-Chancellor’s China Scholarship. The five students will all be blogging about their experiences daily and you can follow their progress via their blogs at the links below…: Amelia Page Bethany Marsden Dorotea …

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