The Student Sessions

Education Podcasts

The best podcast out there for those studying and graduates to learn from other students and their experiences. Get motivated by listening to The Student Sessions, hosted by Tonia Galati and Reagan Spinks, as we talk about the issues that are important to you in an unfiltered and honest way.

Location:

United Kingdom

Description:

The best podcast out there for those studying and graduates to learn from other students and their experiences. Get motivated by listening to The Student Sessions, hosted by Tonia Galati and Reagan Spinks, as we talk about the issues that are important to you in an unfiltered and honest way.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 12: Reagan and Tonia are joined by Erykah Cameron and Khadija Uddin

1/31/2023
In this episode of The Student Sessions, Reagan and Tonia have a chat with Erykah and Khadija about their internship experiences. Erykah and Khadija are both from Cardiff University and give some great advice on what it is like to work at a company during an internship. It’s more than learning the practical skills of the job, you also learn a lot about yourself and develop your core skills like team work and self-confidence – both of which Erykah and Khadija say are so important in finding...

Duration:00:20:01

Episode 11: Reagan is joined by Rebbecca Knight

1/24/2023
Today Reagan chats with 3rd year Law student, Rebbecca Knight about her experiences with their internship at Birmingham Airport. We discuss; how taking an internship improves your self-confidence, gaining valuable core and industry skills, and the support you can expect from your university careers team.

Duration:00:17:21

Episode 10: Tonia and Reagan are joined by Joshua Andrews & Ammar Jamali

1/17/2023
Joshua Andrews & Ammar Jamali join Tonia and Reagan to have a chat about their internship with British Airways and how they time with them has developed not only their practical and technical skills but also their personal growth.

Duration:00:21:45

Episode 9: Reagan is joined by Babawale Odufote

1/10/2023
Babawale Odufote from Birmingham City University talks with Reagan in this episode of The Student Sessions about his internship and the preparation he did to secure it. Listen in to hear great advice to up your self-confidence and how your university can help support you in the process of finding an internship.

Duration:00:17:05

Episode 8: Tonia and Reagan are joined by Sam Wilson & Akisha Acharya

12/13/2022
This episode of The Student Sessions, Reagan and Tonia chat with Akisha Acharya and Sam Wilson from BDO about their journey with internships. Grab some great tips on how to prepare for your internship and learn more about the working environment with BDO.

Duration:00:18:13

Episode 7: Tonia and Reagan are joined by Sylwia Adamczuk and Aleksandra Cyran

12/7/2022
Sylwia and Aleksandra from University of Liverpool join us today on The Student Sessions. They both talk with Tonia about how they secured and managed their internships abroad.

Duration:00:20:09

Episode 6: Tonia and Reagan are joined by Harry Wai

11/29/2022
Today on The Student Sessions, Reagan and Tonia talk with Harry Wai about his experiences in taking an internship with British Airways. Harry tells us what the working environment is like at British Airways and how they've helped him develop his skills for his future career journey. Results for Emerging Talent - Graduates & Business Placements (ba.com)

Duration:00:16:45

Episode 5: Tonia and Reagan are joined by Jacob Thakker

11/22/2022
In this episode of The Student Sessions, Reagan and Tonia talk with Jacob from the University of Liverpool about his experiences applying for and undertaking an internship with Disney. Jacob tells us the skills he developed while working in finance for Disney and some of the challenges he overcame to make the most of his internship.

Duration:00:21:02

Episode 4: In conversation with Jolt-Alexandru

11/15/2022
In this episode, Tonia is joined by Alex, a final year student from the University of Liverpool, who talks about finding a placement, dealing with rejection, and how his placement year has helped to build his confidence.

Duration:00:17:26

Episode 3: Reagan is joined by Roberta Johnstone

11/8/2022
Reagan is joined by Roberta Johnstone who talks about her placement and internship experiences and how they have helped her to prepare for life post university. To read more student placement and internship reviews go to https://www.ratemyplacement.co.uk/

Duration:00:15:15

Episode 2: Tonia and Reagan are joined by Holly Wallis and Blaise Hendry

11/1/2022
Episode 2: Tonia and Reagan are joined by Holly Wallis and Blaise Hendry who share their internship experiences at MMC, a beauty, wellness, and lifestyle PR company. Here about how working for a small business has really benefited their development and career outcomes. https://mmccoms.com/

Duration:00:16:31

Episode 1: Tonia is joined by Oliver Sidwell, Co-founder of RateMyPlacement

10/25/2022
Series 5 focuses on internships and placements, and in association with RMP. Tonia is joined by Oliver Sidwell, Co-founder of RateMyPlacement. Oli talks about his experiences as a student, particularly on his hunt for a placement, and how this experience led him to set up the RMP business. https://www.ratemyplacement.co.uk/

Duration:00:16:15

RE:Action 24/7: Enterprise Rent-A-Car – Personal Stories & Reflections

7/14/2022
This episode of The Student Sessions is a special edit, featuring conversations, insights, and advice to students as part of our Enterprise Rent-A-Car RE:Action 24/7 programme with our partnered universities. Reaction 24/7 is a TG Consulting programme, that look to increase confidence and support the ambitions and aptitude of those looking to advance their career. Enterprise is still family-owned and has grown to be the largest global mobility provider in the world over the past 65 years....

Duration:00:38:47

Episode 17: Processing grief while at university – with Benjamin Simmons

6/9/2022
Trigger Warning: The focus of today’s episode of The Student Sessions is about the journey of how we can process grief. Ben will talk about his lived experience with this and describes his own story in dealing with the pressures of University while also grieving . If you enjoyed today’s chat, make sure to subscribe to The Student Sessions so you don’t miss the next episode. You can also follow us on socials where you’ll see we do a whole bunch more! Just search @TGConsultingltd...

Duration:00:25:21

Episode 16: Life changing events and redefining your path – with Jonas Andrew-Phillip

5/26/2022
In today’s episode we will be talking with Jonas Andrew-Phillip, a professional speaker, about his life changing accident and how he was able to define his own path by not letting his background restrict him. If you enjoyed today’s chat, make sure to subscribe to The Student Sessions so you don’t miss the next episode. You can also follow us on socials where you’ll see we do a whole bunch more! Just search @TGConsultingltd...

Duration:00:34:00

Episode 15: Not letting anxiety get the better of us– with Ciara Martin

5/24/2022
In today’s episode, we will be talking with Ciara Martin about how she dealt with sudden and big changes in her life and about how we can try and deal with anxiety. Ciara is going to talk about her real lived experience in these topics and explain how she has journeyed through them to come out stronger. If you enjoyed today’s chat, make sure to subscribe to The Student Sessions so you don’t miss the next episode. You can also follow us on socials where you’ll see we do a whole bunch more!...

Duration:00:21:09

Episode 14: The ups and lockdowns of university and how it’s made us stronger – with Ally Garton

5/19/2022
In today’s episode we will be talking with Ally about their journey through some of the national lockdown and also their battle with mental health and depression. If you enjoyed today’s chat, make sure to subscribe to The Student Sessions so you don’t miss the next episode. You can also follow us on socials where you’ll see we do a whole bunch more! Just search @TGConsultingltd https://www.instagram.com/tgconsultingltd/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/tgconsultingltd/

Duration:00:21:34

Episode 13: Vulnerability as a strength not a weakness– with Roberta Johnstone and Sienna Bentley

5/17/2022
Today’s episode of The Student Sessions, Roberta Johnstone and Sienna Bentley chat with us about how being vulnerable is a good thing as they talk through their lived experiences with both facing and overcoming their relationship with alcohol. If you enjoyed today’s chat, make sure to subscribe to The Student Sessions so you don’t miss the next episode. You can also follow us on socials where you’ll see we do a whole bunch more! Just search @TGConsultingltd...

Duration:00:29:57

Episode 12: How to tame our expectations for the future – with Brandy Ngo

5/12/2022
The main theme in today’s episode is growing up with expectations from others and from ourselves about what will happen in the future. Brandy Ngo talks with us about her experiences with this and tells us and we should try and manage these expectations as they are not always healthy for us to have. If you enjoyed today’s chat, make sure to subscribe to The Student Sessions so you don’t miss the next episode. You can also follow us on socials where you’ll see we do a whole bunch more! Just...

Duration:00:21:16

Episode 11: Our relationship with locking-down a graduate role – with Phillip Gwynn

5/10/2022
We will be focusing on relationships, the impact lockdowns had, and how you can overcome the struggles of finding a graduate role. Phillip Gwynn joins us today on The Student Sessions to share his real lived experiences. If you enjoyed today’s chat, make sure to subscribe to The Student Sessions so you don’t miss the next episode. You can also follow us on socials where you’ll see we do a whole bunch more! Just search @TGConsultingltd...

Duration:00:32:19