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A Guide To University

The University of Reading has launched a new free online course to help parents and supporters learn about the UK’s university application process, and how to prepare their young person for university and the student...

Navigating Higher Education

The University of Reading has joined forces with 50 organisations to launch a new online resource designed to help young people who have missed out on opportunities to learn about going to university due to COVID-19...

Embracing Postgraduate Opportunities

After studying a BSc in Human Geography at Reading, Scott Moore wasn’t ready to leave. Scott tells CONNECTED how his postgraduate teacher training course became the defining year of his life. Finding my career path...

#ReadingTogether

Many of us within the Reading community and beyond are still shocked and deeply saddened by the terrible incident that occurred in Forbury Gardens on 20 June, in which three people sadly died. But Reading continues to...

Reducing Pressure On The NHS

The University of Reading has partnered with local firm Red Whale to ensure General Practitioners in the UK receive clinical updates and online resources to enable them to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. CONNECTED...

Managing COVID-19 Within Schools

The reopening of schools to all pupils in certain year groups on 1 June has caused an outcry over COVID-19 safety concerns. Reading’s Dr Catherine Foley tells CONNECTED why it’s critical that we listen to...

Languages In Lockdown

With a fifth of UK pupils missing out on English language development as homeschooling continues, Reading’s Dr Naomi Flynn offers some helpful advice to parents and teachers. Education experts recently stated that...

COVID-19: Supporting Our Students

CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading’s Student Support Fund has been vital in helping students financially during the COVID-19 crisis.  Many students are facing unexpected physical, emotional and financial...

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...

The Digital Classroom

CONNECTED speaks to three academics about how lockdown has changed the way they teach, after the University moved more teaching and exams online. The suspension of in-person teaching, and move to online lectures...