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Creating My Own Playing Field

Blane Perrotton – Reading graduate, Quantity Surveyor and winner of the RICS ‘UK Young Surveyor of the Year’ award – shares his inspiration, his success in the industry and his passion for helping others. Blane is a...

Preparing For A Pandemic

Since graduating from the University of Reading with a degree in agricultural economics four decades ago, Chris Helm appears to have been on a predetermined path towards helping the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic...

Business Boot Camp

Applications are now open for the Henley Summer Start-Up Boot Camp – a week-long course to help students, alumni and local budding entrepreneurs learn how to set up a business from scratch.  This annual workshop event...

Culture Shock

The global pandemic has had a huge impact on the cultural sector – both in the UK and around the world – as venues were forced to close their doors. In the third event of our online Alumni Lecture Series, COVID –...

Update: Henley Business Angels

Apply by 26 April to access the Henley Business Angels network of experienced business leaders, successful entrepreneurs and investors who are ready to support you in growing your business. Henley Business Angels (HBA)...

Finding Opportunity In A Crisis

Reading graduate, Jay Lee, tells CONNECTED how his determination to find an opportunity amidst the chaos led him to turn his redundancy – caused by the COVID-19 pandemic – into the chance to create his now thriving...

Flexible Learning Solutions

As the first UK lockdown forced schools to adapt to remote ways of teaching, Reading graduate, Marty Sweet, realised there was an urgent need for a virtual learning platform that could provide a safe and secure...

Career Advice For The Clueless

Fourth-year undergraduate student, Lewis Bull, talks to CONNECTED about his podcast where he interviews University of Reading alumni to help young students make their own career choices. Studying BSc Business and...

Henley Business Angels

Applications are open for Henley Business Angels, a network of experienced business leaders, successful entrepreneurs and investors who are ready to invest in growing your business. Henley Business Angels (HBA) aims to...

Redefining Success

After she delivered Reading’s first ever online Alumni Lecture, CONNECTED interviewed former Olympic rower, senior diplomat and now leadership speaker, business coach and consultant, Dr Cath Bishop. Cath shares with us...