Connected

Connecting Scots and Portuguese

British Council Study UK Alumni Award 2024 winner, Nichola Giovanella Vivian, spoke to CONNECTED to share how they created a multicultural community of people while preserving the endangered Scots language. Nichola, a software engineer from Brazil...

Our just IMAGINE if… 2024 Winner

The winner of the just IMAGINE if… 2024 global research award has been revealed – congratulations to Felix Weaver who won with his idea to develop learning tools that combine complex information with music. Felix Weaver, 36 from...

A Voice For Change

University of Reading alumna and European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, has spent her distinguished career dedicated to helping others. In recognition of this, the University recently awarded her the Honorary Degree of...

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Connecting Scots and Portuguese

British Council Study UK Alumni Award 2024 winner, Nichola Giovanella Vivian, spoke to CONNECTED to share how they created a multicultural community of people while preserving the endangered Scots language. Nichola, a...

Our just IMAGINE if… 2024 Winner

The winner of the just IMAGINE if… 2024 global research award has been revealed – congratulations to Felix Weaver who won with his idea to develop learning tools that combine complex information with music...

A Voice For Change

University of Reading alumna and European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety, Stella Kyriakides, has spent her distinguished career dedicated to helping others. In recognition of this, the University recently...

The Sky Is Not The Limit

University of Reading graduate Caroline Sloan is a passionate advocate for overcoming stereotypes in the workplace, and she leads by example as a female archaeology graduate working in the space sector. Caroline is the...

Making Connections

Fiona Talkington – Reading graduate and one of BBC Radio 3’s longest serving presenters – has been awarded an honorary degree by the University of Reading. She sat down with CONNECTED to talk about her...

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...

Festive Fundraising

Claire Newbold, who has worked at the University of Reading for nine years, shares the joy behind her festive wreath-making classes which raise money for local charities.  Over the past 20 years, Claire has given up...

A Love Story For-The-Ages

When Jean and Bruce Halliday decided to study at the University of Reading, little did they know it would be the beginning of a lifelong journey of love and happiness. They share their #UoRLoveStory which is truly one...