10:00AM, Tuesday 07 August 2018
Sustainability, regeneration and housing are all themes students have been learning about at the Pathways to Property Summer School.
Pupils from Desborough College, Cox Green School and Burnham Grammar School have taken part in the summer school which runs from Monday, July 23 to Thursday, July 26 at the University of Reading Whiteknights campus.
On Wednesday, July 25, students were split into groups and were given hypothetical scenario exercises based around the development of the Madejski Stadium in Reading.
Aom Butreewong, 17, from Cox Green School said: “I recently watched a TED talk which opened up the Real Estate world to me. When the email about the programme was sent to my school, I instantly applied and I’m really glad I did. I’m interested in property investment.”
Taaibah Ameen said: “When I was made aware of the Pathways to Property Programme, I was excited to get involved and see if it was something I could be interested in. So I thought it would be a good opportunity to come and speak to industry experts."
The programme is run by the Reading Real Estate Foundation based at Henley Business School.
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