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RUSU guest panel debate interns

Community and Development Officer, Katy Ashford, organised the RUSU Big Q debate that took place on Tuesday evening.

The debate was part of a series in the campaign ‘Improving your employability’ in conjuncture with the University’s career service and focused on the difficulties of obtaining work in the desired career of University graduates.

Five panellists were invited to engage in the debate. The first question posed by Mark Kelleher, President Student Officer, was: “What makes students employable?” 

This revealed frightening figures of graduates in unemployment.» >

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Debate Society host ‘No-Notes Open’ event

On Sunday 9 February, the University of Reading Debate Society hosted their first National debating competition ‘No-Notes open’. 

They had previously attended other competitions but this time decided to follow suit and host their own event, which took place in the Palmer building on campus.

Twenty-four teams competed in the event and included teams from Liverpool, Cambridge, UCL, Hull, Warwick, and many more. There were four teams from the University of Reading that competed.» >

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