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Celebration Of Volunteering Awards 2024

“Volunteering helps us to learn, thrive and to form stronger community bonds – by sharing time and expertise so that we can influence one another’s experiences for the better.” University Chancellor, Paul Lindley, delivered...

Ageing Well

The University of Reading’s new free online short course, on how small changes to diet and exercise routines can help older adults age well, is now available. Is staying active and healthy in old age impossible? Is losing your independence...

Construction Alumni Get-together

The University of Reading Construction Society Alumni Group held a drinks event in London to officially mark the launch of the group. Nigella Landrock, who graduated in 2023 with a degree in Construction Management, set up the group to provide...

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Chancellor Paul Lindley speaking at the Celebration of Volunteering

Celebration Of Volunteering Awards 2024

“Volunteering helps us to learn, thrive and to form stronger community bonds – by sharing time and expertise so that we can influence one another’s experiences for the better.” University...

A daughter looking at her mother who is smiling

Ageing Well

The University of Reading’s new free online short course, on how small changes to diet and exercise routines can help older adults age well, is now available. Is staying active and healthy in old age impossible...

A group of friends walking away with their arms around each other

Construction Alumni Get-together

The University of Reading Construction Society Alumni Group held a drinks event in London to officially mark the launch of the group. Nigella Landrock, who graduated in 2023 with a degree in Construction Management, set...

The Reading Foodie group posing for a photo in 1999

Reading Foodies’ Reunion

In January, a group of alumni reunited to celebrate their 25th anniversary since graduating from Reading in 1999. One of the organisers, Reverend Anne Day (nèe Palmer) shared what happened at the reunion and what...

Alumni and the Vice-Chancellor toasting at the Beijing Alumni Reception

Alumni Drinks Receptions

We were thrilled to see so many of our wonderful alumni community at our recent Reading, London and Beijing Alumni Drinks events. Reading and London Receptions 2024 Our local drinks event took place at the Reading...

The Reading Knights female lacrosse team cheering

Varsity 2024

Varsity 2024 took place in March, hosted by the Reading Students’ Union. Although Oxford Brookes took the overall victory this year, our Reading team of athletes gave another fantastic performance. Varsity is the...

A page of the Maymessy cookbook

Accessible Cooking

Funding from the University of Reading has helped launch an accessible recipe book, designed to help people with learning disabilities improve their cooking skills and learn more about healthy eating. The Maymessy cook...

A band performing at the Community Festival while a crowd watches

2024 Community Festival Alumni Events

The University of Reading’s Community Festival is returning for its second year and we are pleased to invite you to our exclusive alumni events on the day, including Campus Tours and an Alumni Drinks Reception...

Group of students who participated in the telephone campaign, standing on steps on Whiteknights Campus

A Remarkable Show Of Support

The University of Reading would like to say thank you for the generous support we received from you, our alumni community, in response to our Spring Telephone Fundraising Campaign. During February, our wonderful team of...

Whiteknights campus from the air: HumSS, Minghella, Whiteknights House, Henley Business School and Old Whiteknights House. Still image taken from 4K drone footage.

Announcement From The Merch Store

The University of Reading is excited to offer our alumni the chance to revisit their student years with a special announcement from the University of Reading Merch Store.  Our alumni community plays a vital part in the...