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Emma Wilks: enhance your degree through a placement

Emma Wilks wanted the opportunity to apply what she has learned on her degree to the real world and learn more about how the government policies that affect our lives are made. 

Freddy Farias Arias: getting involved in all aspects of university life

Throughout his time at Reading, Freddy endeavoured to get the most out of his university experience. He discusses getting involved in all aspects of life within the University. 

Anna Gardiner: a placement at Walt Disney

Anna talks about some of her experiences whilst doing a year long placement at The Walt Disney Company and a summer internship at Goldman Sachs.

Ed Higgins: work experience with the Home Office

Ed Higgins is currently studying on the BSc Economics programme. Here, he discusses his experience of securing a placement and working for the Home Office in the heart of Westminster.

James Cutlan: how an economics degree put him on a path to fighting Covid-19

Dr James Cutlan always had a passion for both economics and medicine. His twin enthusiasms eventually lead him to fighting COVID-19.