What’s it like to study Finance and FinTech?

Hi, my name is Jin Niu. I am currently a MSc Finance and Finance Technology student at the ICMA Centre, on the Whiteknights Campus. To be one of the students in this newly opened programme, I started my journey of studying in the UK in October. The university is located in Reading, which is a…

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…

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

My MSc Experience at the ICMA Centre

By Mohsin Parvez, MSc International Shipping and Finance student. The goal of pursuing a master’s degree was to switch my profession from engineering to research. I feel extremely lucky as well as glad to write this blog about my experience here at the ICMA Centre which led me to achieve my dream job as a…

Another win for the ICMA Centre!

By Dina Ghanma, PhD Student at the ICMA Centre For the third year in a row, the winner of the Reading University Student Union Graduate Teaching Assistant Excellence Award (I know; it’s a mouthful!) is an ICMA Centre PhD student – and we’re hoping to keep the streak going! What are these awards? RUSU grants…

Study trip to Athens

By George Colgan, MSc International Shipping and Finance student. One of the things that most intrigued me when contemplating taking the master’s program at Henley Business School, was the offer of a field trip to one of the most influential maritime cities in the world. Athens. With Greeks controlling 20% of the world’s merchant fleet…

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…