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The collaborative nature of my course was instrumental in preparing me for the future.
The collaborative nature of my course was instrumental in preparing me for the future. First and second year were very teamwork-heavy and there are a range of transferable skills that I gained from having to work with a variety of people such as communication, organisation, and empathy.
The GoldReach Insight Week was another instrumental factor in preparing me for the job I'm doing now. Due to COVID-19 this Civil Service and UX Research Insight Week was remote so it allowed me to get used to a remote working environment, which I'm now working in! I'm really glad I decided to apply for this Insight Week because it gave me a brief taster into the world of civil service and UX research and gave me the chance to actually speak to professionals about what their jobs are like - an opportunity you don't get every day.