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UoR Celebration Of Volunteering

We are delighted to launch our new Celebration of Volunteering, through which we will be recognising the volunteering achievements of members of our University community. We want to bring together alumni, current...

Celebrating Our Community’s Impact

The University of Reading is committed to being a university that supports, works with, and makes a difference in communities around the world; from our local community in Reading, to our alumni communities across the...

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A Platform For Change

CONNECTED speaks with University of Reading graduate, Peter Ogudoro, a finalist for The Study UK Alumni Awards 2022-23 about the remarkable global impact he’s had within the teaching community in Nigeria. The...

Update: Reading’s Community Fund

CONNECTED brings you an update on how the Community Fund is benefiting the local Reading community, and announces the next set of projects set to benefit from a funding boost. The Community Fund, which launched in 2021...

Changing Lives For Good

The University of Reading has awarded Dr Nancy Mudenyo Hunt – co-founder of The Nasio Trust – an Honorary Degree in recognition for her charity work over the past 20 years, changing the lives of countless children. Born...

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Inspiring Women In Science

CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate Maitreyee Wairagkar – runner-up in the Scientific Achievement category in the Nature ‘Inspiring Women in Science’ Awards 2022 and winner of the 2023 India UK...

An accessible bus for mobility-impaired people

A Fair And Caring Reading

Local charity, ReadiBus, is looking for people from the wider University of Reading community to join its governing Board of Trustees. ReadiBus is a specialist, fully-accessible bus service that people with restricted...

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Alumni Library Membership

In summer 2022, the University of Reading Library made some significant changes to improve how we can support our alumni. Emma Allison, Library Experience and Engagement Manager, shares with CONNECTED why it’s important...

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Christmas Events

Ring in the festive season with the University of Reading, from carol singing and festive treats to a Santa Run, Children’s Christmas Lecture and Giving Tree to get our local community feeling Christmassy. Winter...

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Green Festival

Green Festival is the University of Reading’s annual sustainability celebration where we engage with our University community to promote, educate and celebrate sustainable actions. The Sustainability team’s Green...