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A Christmas Creation

This year, Reading graduate, Connie Worthington, helped to create a heart-warming Christmas ad for local business, Blossom & Easel, who support young artists to kick-start their career. Connie graduated from Reading last summer with a first...

Update: Student Hardship Appeal

This year has been extraordinary, in so many ways. Our students have been faced with some of the most challenging circumstances in our University history, and it’s because of our community of alumni and supporters that many are able to overcome...

Career Advice For The Clueless

Fourth-year undergraduate student, Lewis Bull, talks to CONNECTED about his podcast where he interviews University of Reading alumni to help young students make their own career choices. Studying BSc Business and Management (Entrepreneurship) at the...

A Digital Era

As the pandemic caused the University to transition to more digitally-focused learning environments, some students – including Marisha – found themselves being left behind because they didn’t have the technology to keep up. To combat this problem...

Universal Voices

CONNECTED discovers how the University of Reading’s Universal Voices Choir – which is funded by donors – is enriching the lives of children through music and supporting the local community. Music can help young people find social groups, build...

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Headline Stories

Update: Reading Meets Hollywood

Last year, CONNECTED shared the news that the University of Reading was in talks to lease space at its Thames Valley Science Park to develop a major film studio and creative media campus. Now, we’re excited to announce...

Update: Student Hardship Appeal

This year has been extraordinary, in so many ways. Our students have been faced with some of the most challenging circumstances in our University history, and it’s because of our community of alumni and supporters that...

Food For Thought

Matt Tebbit, Reading graduate and Head of Casual Dining and Bars at the University, tells CONNECTED how his team has been providing students with emergency food support during the pandemic. In a term like no other...

Features

Finding Opportunity In A Crisis

Reading graduate, Jay Lee, tells CONNECTED how his determination to find an opportunity amidst the chaos led him to turn his redundancy – caused by the COVID-19 pandemic – into the chance to create his now thriving...

Flexible Learning Solutions

As the first UK lockdown forced schools to adapt to remote ways of teaching, Reading graduate, Marty Sweet, realised there was an urgent need for a virtual learning platform that could provide a safe and secure...

A Digital Era

As the pandemic caused the University to transition to more digitally-focused learning environments, some students – including Marisha – found themselves being left behind because they didn’t have the technology to keep...

Sustainable Farming

One year on from the launch of the Sustainable Agriculture Bursary, the University is delighted to announce a further three bursary recipients have taken their places on courses at Reading. The Sustainable Agriculture...

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