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The climate stripes, created by Ed Hawkins to represent the Earth's warming

Leading Climate Education

Ahead of the University’s Climate Education Summit on 15 September, CONNECTED takes a closer look at three alumni who are participating in the Summit. Craig Bennett Craig is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at The...

Overcoming Obstacles

With the Paralympics underway, CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Jamie Gane, to learn about his journey to become an adaptive athlete and motivational speaker, and find out what the Paralympics means to him. When he...

The Power Of Words

An aspiring teacher-turned-author and Reading graduate, Charlotte Coster, has been using her gifts to change lives amid the COVID-19 crisis. Charlotte cannot remember a time when books were not a part of her life –...

Help Shape Climate Education

The University of Reading’s Climate Education Summit is to be informed by your voices. Help us engage as many schools and young people as possible to create an action plan for better climate education. The University 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...

A Lifetime’s Dedication

Reading graduate and Cruse Bereavement Care volunteer, Peter Norman, shares with CONNECTED his admiration for how the charity has supported people during the pandemic – at a time when their services are needed now more...

The Next Big Thing

When aspiring artist, Tanya Harrison, discovered she was set for her first significant brush with fame, the Reading graduate wanted her former tutors to be the first to know of her breakthrough. Tanya, who studied...

Teaching Through COVID-19

CONNECTED talks to Sherine Ahmed – a primary school teacher – about the highs and lows of teaching during a global pandemic, and how proud she is to be part of the team of key workers keeping children educated. Sherine...

The Small Things

During the global pandemic, the kindness of neighbours and communities have shone through brightly. CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Marian Wernham, to find out how her acts of kindness have helped others during...

Flexible Learning Solutions

As the first UK lockdown forced schools to adapt to remote ways of teaching, Reading graduate, Marty Sweet, realised there was an urgent need for a virtual learning platform that could provide a safe and secure...