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Tag: Design

Achieving Dreams

As our finalists prepare to embark on their journeys beyond university, CONNECTED shares what two of our inspirational alumni have achieved since graduating from Reading. With graduation ceremonies unfortunately...

Education Outside The Classroom

A few months ago, Badgemore Primary School in Henley became the proud recipient of a new Outdoor Classroom, gifted by Reading’s talented architecture students. The Outdoor Classroom is a striking wooden pavilion...

Developing Designers Of The Future

Back in June, Reading’s Department of Typography and Graphic Communication celebrated five decades of successful professional design practice through their Real Jobs scheme, aimed at giving students hands-on experience...

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...

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...

Tapping into the Senses

Associate Professor, Dr Kate Allen, tells CONNECTED about a pioneering research project and start-up enterprise aimed at making museums more inclusive for people with learning disabilities. In today’s society, it is...

Creative Communities

Reading’s School of Art Associate Professor, Tina O’Connell, sets up widening participation initiative, ArtLab, to engage students, staff and the local community in what it means to be creative.  The initiative...

Challenging Contemporary Society

Reading alumna, Laura Nicholson, credits Reading School of Art for inspiring her to create art that challenges contemporary society in a meaningful way. After having spent most of her childhood moving around the world...

Students Intern at Reading Festival

Reading students take the main stage at Reading Festival, being given a once in a lifetime opportunity to intern at the popular event.  Reading Festival is an annual pilgrimage for tens of thousands of music fans...