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Support Students At Reading

Life at Reading is returning to something resembling ‘normal’ and the campus is once again bustling with life. However, for many of our students financial difficulties are increasing as the cost of living spirals. With...

Summer Graduation 2022

After a pause in graduation ceremonies since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Reading is delighted to be welcoming back former students for their ceremonies – and to celebrate – in person. This week, CONNECTED shares...

Help Support Student Research Opportunities

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) offers second-year students the chance to get hands-on research experience working with reputed academics. The students are paid for their time and feature as...

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...

The Plastic Waste Challenge

“The responsibility to combat climate change is on all of us. After all, it is up to us what kind of world we leave for our children.” These sentiments from Reading graduate, Risto Heikkala, are no doubt shared by many...

Local Climate Action

Reading graduate, Ellie Ellwood, shares how you can get inspired by the low-carbon community success stories happening around the UK, and invites you to tell your own climate action story. Ellie studied environmental...

A Beacon For Change

CONNECTED talks to Graciela Melitsko Thornton – a sustainability and climate change professional in the cultural sector – who has been campaigning for environmental action for the past three decades. Graciela first...

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...

Combatting Climate Change

Tom Mowle – Renewable Electricity Support Scheme Policy Manager at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) – talks to CONNECTED about his role advising the government on how to reduce...

Powering The Future

“Even if climate change didn’t exist, urgent action would still be needed to protect the world’s ecosystems. With human numbers rising, we are threatening and destroying the environment on an unprecedented scale and we...