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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 Forbidden City, Beijing, China

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...

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

Once Reading, always Reading

Last year, we asked you to contribute a video clip saying “Once Reading, always Reading” to help showcase our alumni community – and we were overwhelmed with the response.¬† ¬†From laboratories, to...

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...

Class if '73 having a tour of the Cole Museum, stood in front of a skeleton of an elephant

Class Of ’73 Returns to Whiteknights

50 years since they graduated from the University of Reading, over 20 alumni gathered on Whiteknights Campus for a reunion that included seminars, auctions, tours and plenty of reminiscing. CONNECTED spoke to the...

Cancer’s Hidden Secrets

Innovative research into the behaviour of cancer cells when they migrate to new sites in the body is underway at Reading – made possible by University of Reading graduates and long-term donors, Roger and Jennifer...

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A Firm Choice

CONNECTED is pleased to share the success of three of our recent graduates, who have begun their legal careers at local Reading solicitors, Blandy & Blandy. Joining Blandy & Blandy as trainee solicitors are...

The Wilfred Owen Window

At All Saints Church in Dunsden, just outside Reading, a new stained glass window has been unveiled to honour the renowned First World War poet, Wilfred Owen. Ahead of Armistice Day, Reading graduate David Woodward...

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Disability History Month

For Reading graduate, Jamie Gane, having a below-knee amputation changed his life and enabled him to walk again. Find out more about Jamie’s story, and discover the University of Reading’s Disability History...

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Keeping It Local

Entrepreneurs Katie Falcon-Uff and Andrew Ingle met through mutual friends towards the end of their first year at Reading. Now partners in a successful local escape room business, CONNECTED finds out how they are making...