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Tag: COVID-19

Answering The Call

The University of Reading is extremely grateful for the generous support we have received from many within our alumni community in response to the Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign.  Over the last month, a team of...

Learning From Adversity

Dr Blerta Mustafa – who studied her PhD in English and applied linguistics at Reading – is committed to using her personal experience to inform and inspire future generations. Her latest project offers her students the...

2021 Virtual Celebrations

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Reading has taken the difficult decision to postpone the summer 2021 graduation ceremonies to July 2022. CONNECTED shares with you the latest news about the Class...

Property In A Pandemic

Reading graduate, Ross Jarvie, shares an insight into the UK’s residential property market during the pandemic – a sector that has done surprisingly well against a backdrop of general economic unease and concerns over...

India’s COVID-19 Tragedy

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause devastation around the world, Reading graduate, Swapna Nair, speaks to CONNECTED about her first-hand experience of the current situation in India. Swapna studied a master’s...

Real Jobs

Real Jobs, a sector-leading programme run by the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, brings together Reading students and clients in need of design support for personalised work placements that offer...

Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign

The Alumni and Supporter Engagement Office are launching their 2021 Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign. Taking place from 31 May to 20 June, this campaign is focused on raising funds to support students at Reading...

The Forgotten Part of Society

Reading graduate, Dr Sarah Lewis, believes there is so much more to people than their worst mistake – a belief that drives her work in prisons. Dr Lewis talks to CONNECTED about providing positive opportunities for...

Treating COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis put insurmountable pressure on the NHS, and everyday health services have never been more challenged than during this past year. Across the country, healthcare workers have worked tirelessly, putting...

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...