I think it's fair to assume that audio books have been around since we discovered how to record voices, but with companies like Audible and Strathmore Publishing in the mix, audio books seem to be on the rise.Read More »
Not sure what to do with the long summer? We've got some great suggestions to keep you entertained!Read More »
University scientists discover more chilling effects of climate change.Read More »
Recent study by Australian scientists means you can blame your parents for your hangoversRead More »
A 2013 study by the NUS and Endsleigh Insurance found that 57% of students have a part-time job whilst at university and 90% of these students are working as many as 20 hours per week.
Most Universities recommend that students only take on a maximum of between 10 and 15 hours employment per week during the academic term. This is so that they can readily balance work with their study.
Some Universities, such as Oxford, do not allow students to undertake part-time work during term time except under “exceptional circumstances”.» >Read More »
It’s October already, which means either a massive welcome to Reading, or, a welcome back! It also marks the beginning of a new student officer team. After three years as an undergraduate, I will now spend the next year as your Education Officer – representing you on any and all academic issues within the University, locally and nationally.
The benefit of hindsight is a wonderful thing, and there is so much I wish I knew when I began my undergraduate studies.» >Read More »
This is for everyone planning their year abroad, or anticipating an upcoming adventure which will take them to unknown realms, in every way possible. Whether it is venturing to lands after, or simply getting your dissertation in on time. Change is on the horizon and you have every reason to be excited, although at present you may be terrified. This time last year, I did not think about my impending move to Germany (land of the sausage) too much.» >Read More »
You may not believe it at the moment but the library is an important part of university life. Whether you simply use it occasionally to borrow books, or pull all-nighters during the run up to exams, everyone will pass through those revolving doors at some point or other. We spoke to Rachel Redrup, Marketing Co-ordinator and the Liaison Librarian for Education, and asked her a few of the questions that, as Freshers, you may well be thinking.» >Read More »