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Digitising Local History

CONNECTED speaks to Dennis Wood and Ian Burn – Trustees of The Friends of the University of Reading – to discover what inspired them to keep local history accessible during lockdown. The Friends was formed as an...

Touching Hearts, Changing Lives

Marie Nicholsby, Reading graduate and founder of Alkionides UK – a life-changing charity that supports Cypriot citizens undergoing critical medical treatment in the UK – talks to CONNECTED about what inspired her to set...

Empowering Young People

Reading graduate, Jack Abrey, speaks to CONNECTED about the global climate campaign he is leading for the Scouts, the importance of empowering young people, and his involvement in the University of Reading’s Climate...

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...

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...

An Artistic Legacy

CONNECTED is pleased to announce the launch of Reading’s School of Art’s new collection of work, made possible by the generosity of talented artists from our alumni community. Permanently on display in the University’s...

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...

Poetry For Social Justice

Reading graduate Hilary Withey’s dedication to helping people is evident to see through both her career in social work, and her voluntary role with Amnesty International. Hilary speaks to CONNECTED to share her journey...