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A Striking Sustainability Partnership

The University and Reading Football Club are ‘partnering for the planet’ to help the Club take steps towards minimising its environmental impact and improving its sustainability. The partnership is being announced today to mark #ShowYourStripes Day...

The Invisible Threat

Air pollution is an often invisible threat. We know it is damaging human health, but what about its impact on insects? Dr Robbie Girling – University of Reading graduate and now academic – tells CONNECTED how air pollution is causing risks to the...

A Net Zero World

“We have a moral imperative to live more sustainably, otherwise we risk future generations.” Powerful words from Fiona Riggall, Reading graduate and Senior Sustainability Manager at Arm. Arm is a semiconductor intellectual property design company...

Headline Stories

Climate Education Summit

Climate change is the defining crisis of our generation and it will be the lived reality for generations to come. Yet many people still don’t understand the issue, or feel able to respond to it adequately, including...

Empowering Young People

Reading graduate, Jack Abrey, speaks to CONNECTED about the global climate campaign he led for the Scouts, the importance of empowering young people, and being awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his services to...

A Greener Future

The University of Reading have been promoting the internationally-recognised United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by showcasing how the work of our researchers, alumni and students are helping to address...

#PlanetPartners Campaign

The University of Reading is calling on its community to reflect on and share their efforts to tackle major problems facing the world, as part of the #PlanetPartners campaign. Throughout May, the University has been...

Tackling Global Issues

CONNECTED is proud to share how our community is helping to tackle major global issues, by taking a closer look at two of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of the University of Reading’s...

Reading’s Community Fund

The University of Reading has partnered with the John Sykes Foundation to launch a new Community Fund, to support colleagues working on projects which benefit the local community in Reading. The new Community Fund forms...

Bulmershe Bursary

The University of Reading would like to express their gratitude to the alumni donor who makes the Bulmershe Bursary possible through their generous support every year. The Bulmershe Bursary offers one talented arts...

Reaching More Students

As the demand for mental health services in society continues to rise, CONNECTED finds out how the University of Reading’s Life Tools Programme has adapted during the pandemic to reach more students than ever before...

Supporting The Vulnerable

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the charity sector’s ability to operate. However, at the same time, charities have experienced an increase in demand due to the impact of the pandemic on the vulnerable...

A Lasting Impact

Thanks to the generosity of University donors, the Empowering Change Scholarship helps international students overcome financial barriers and reach their full potential through their studies. This scholarship supports...