Connected

Tag: Culture

Black Lives Matter

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Vice-Chancellor, Robert Van de Noort, shared with CONNECTED his view on how the University of Reading can do more to support Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals...

Exploring The Past

Looking for something to do during lockdown? Explore the University’s rare and fascinating collections from home via a new online portal. Anyone at home during lockdown can now explore ancient pottery and medieval...

Reading Film Theatre Turns 50

This year, Reading Film Theatre is celebrating 50 years of bringing independent cinema to Reading.  Based in the Palmer Building at the heart of our Whiteknights campus, Reading Film Theatre (RFT) showcases the best...

Gals Who Graduate

Reading alumna and recent graduate, Bronte King, founded Gals Who Graduate – a social media-grown community aimed at supporting recent female graduates in their anxieties surrounding life during, and after university.  ...

Reading 2050: A Vision For The Town

How can we ensure the cities and towns where our children will live in 30 years’ time are fit for purpose?  Professor Tim Dixon and Professor Lorraine Farrelly talk to CONNECTED about the University of Reading’s...

Creative Collaborations

Reading School of Art collaborated with local artistic partners and Reading Borough Council to launch Reading International, a visual arts organisation aimed at engaging the local community in contemporary art. Led by...

Art That Makes Life Worth Living

Science is important. But art is vital.  We are lucky at Reading to have such a wonderful mix of students and academics that cover both sciences and arts. We often talk about our world-class agricultural, environmental...

Clubbing For Creative Grads

Reading alumnus, Ajay Pabial, celebrates the first birthday of Art Clubbers CIC, the non-profit interest community set up to empower budding creatives, local communities and graduates alike.   Passionate about art...

Concerts on Campus

Students and alumni reflect on the changing music scene at Reading over the past several decades, telling CONNECTED about their experiences and what music means to them.  Home to the world-famous Reading Festival...