Careers support for MSc Finance and FinTech students

Hi everyone! My name is Veda and I am currently a Master’s student at the ICMA Centre, studying the brand new MSc Finance and Financial Technology (FinTech) programme. In this blog, I will give you an overview of the careers and extracurricular events I took part in since I commenced my studies in October. Every…

My first term experience at the ICMA Centre

My first term so far has been an amazing experience with daily opportunities to develop myself and learn something new. Nothing is static at ICMA, modules move with the flow of the new era of digitalisation, professors are always delivering the needed information under the right approach, and you – a student who is constantly…

Top tips for students looking to study the Master’s in Finance and FinTech

Veda Varun Ramireddy, MSc Finance and Financial Technology (FinTech) student shares his top tips for students interested in the programme.  Coming to the course itself, it’s quite a challenging course, however, bear in mind, it is a Master’s after all! And you are certainly expected to put more effort and time for studying than at undergraduate…

Academic and Cultural programme at NUIST

By Ollie Jarvis, BSc Finance & Investment Banking student. During my first year at University of Reading, I was looking to explore as many opportunities and experiences that I possibly could to enhance my employability later on down the road. I came across a placement that was being advertised on a student newsletter from the…

My final year at Reading

Kunhui (Aaron) Luo, BSc Finance and Investment Banking student discusses his final year studying at the ICMA Centre

The Lawyer studying Finance

My name is Ana Maria and I’m a lawyer. I’m currently studying the Master’s in Finance (formerly known as the MSc in International Securities, Investment and Banking) at the ICMA Centre, which is a part of Henley Business School. It may seem crazy enough to some people, but I decided to do a Masters in…

My journey to becoming the CISI Educational Trust Award Winner

By Akshat Vyas, MSc Financial Risk Management student at the ICMA Centre Studying at a educational institution like the ICMA Centre not only allows you to learn in a well-renowned environment but also gives you the opportunity to participate in competitions and exams of some of the prominent professional organisations in finance. This includes the…

Capturing the Student Experience

The ICMA Centre is home to a diverse student populace from all over the world, with different interests, degrees, and backgrounds in finance, and all with promising futures in the working world. We spoke to two such students, Nick Pilkington and Ellis Murley, about what they think sets their degree at the University of Reading…

My Year in Venice, Part 7: Things You MUST Do and See

By Georgia Nicklin, BSc Finance and Management with the University of Venice at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School. 1) Along with the Aperol Spritz, the Bellini is very popular among the locals and actually originates from Venice. It is also a must to try! It’s a cocktail made up of peaches and Prosecco and…

My Year in Venice, Part 6: The Best Bits!

By Georgia Nicklin, BSc Finance and Management with the University of Venice at the ICMA Centre, Henley Business School. The best part of my experience was the fact that I was waking up in the centre of a beautiful city everyday. It was amazing that I could just go on a walk with amazing surroundings…