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Campus Careers Festival

Words by Jerome Bell from the Careers Centre.

The festival will feature over 30 organisations – including Google, FDM Group, Aldi, Mondelez International, and many more.

The Careers Centre is pleased to announce the first Graduate Recruitment & Internship Festival.  This essential event will take place  in 3Sixty on 14 June, from 14:00 to 16:00.

Come along to the recruitment zone in 3Sixty, get your CV checked, or try one of our helpful workshops. » >

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The Fashion Evolution of a University Student

Fashion AV. Photo Credit: Yann Gar. License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

It’s the evening before my first day at uni. I’m a fresher, and think planning an outfit for tomorrow’s lecture is completely normal. I’m studying my wardrobe instead of my timetable - I want to look stylish, but not like I’m trying too hard, and not like a total slob either, but casual, yet put-together. I’ve washed my hair and contemplate sleeping in heated rollers (I’m a Northerner) and planned the subtle brown smokey eye that I will finesse at my desk-turned-makeup-station tomorrow at 7am.

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International Sculptor Comes to Reading

Photo by Pavlo Kerestey, Courtesy of Reading International.

Steven Claydon has exhibited his sculptures everywhere, from the Tate Modern and Art Basel to a tiny shed in the Swiss Alps, but the latest venue for his work is a little closer to home: The Museum of English Rural Life (The MERL). It seems like an unusual choice for the high profile, London-based sculptor, but it was suggested by Reading International, and Claydon explained: “With my work which deals with the nature of the thing, the alterity of the thing and the migration and transformation of things it seemed like the right place to be.”

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Becoming: The Book Everyone’s Talking About

Becoming by Michelle Obama

It seems strange that it's been only 2 years since the Obamas were in the White House, but then time doesn't fly when you aren't having fun. One could argue that Michelle Obama's book, Becoming, has done so well because of the nostalgia for the Obama administration post-Trump, but it's also just a really good book. 

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