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The Golden Years

Martin and Verity Andrews’ lives have been intertwined with the University of Reading for the past 50 years. They met as teenagers, before both studying and working at the University. Now, they share their love story and their secret to a 50...

Freedom To Fall In Love

Dakshayani Sharma and Huiyun Zhang share how the University of Reading brought them together, from their very distinct cultures and countries, so they could fall in love.  Dakshayani and Huiyun met at the University of Reading on New Year’s Eve...

Excelling At Love

Alice and James Bayes-Dickerson look back on their time at the University of Reading with fondness, as the couple – who are recently married – might not be together if it hadn’t been for one Excel project. Alice and James met in...

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The Golden Years

Martin and Verity Andrews’ lives have been intertwined with the University of Reading for the past 50 years. They met as teenagers, before both studying and working at the University. Now, they share their love...

Freedom To Fall In Love

Dakshayani Sharma and Huiyun Zhang share how the University of Reading brought them together, from their very distinct cultures and countries, so they could fall in love.  Dakshayani and Huiyun met at the University of...

Leading The Way Sustainably

2023 was an extremely proud year for the University of Reading, as we continued to lead the way in raising awareness and researching climate change and its impacts. CONNECTED casts a look back at last year’s...

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Excelling At Love

Alice and James Bayes-Dickerson look back on their time at the University of Reading with fondness, as the couple – who are recently married – might not be together if it hadn’t been for one Excel...

Strengthening Partnerships

Professor Robert Van de Noort reflects on the events of his eight-day trip to China in September 2023, which was packed with meetings and events with partner institutions, recruitment agents and key players in Chinese...

The Wonders Of China

University of Reading Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Van de Noort, shares with CONNECTED the highlights of his trip to China in 2023 – from archaeological wonders to the Biang Biang noodle. Professor Van de...

An Engaging Year

Connected spoke to Dr Alice Mpofu-Coles, community researcher at the University of Reading, who reflected on a remarkable 2023 – including the University’s Bronze win in the Race Equality Charter, and being...

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