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COVID-19: The Financial Impact On Students

Matt Daley, Head of Student Financial Support at the University of Reading, tells CONNECTED about the financial impact of COVID-19 on students and how the University and donors are helping them through these difficult...

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...

The History Of The Library

Students and alumni reflect on the history of the Library over the years and share their experiences and memories of the building since its opening in 1923. The history of the University’s Library stretches back well...

Student Centred Study

Reading students reflect on why the Library is so important to them and why your support is essential to their experience. Four years ago, Reading embarked on a huge project to refurbish the University’s Library. To...

Building The Library’s Bookshelf

Three years on from our last fundraising appeal, we look at the impact of your generous support in helping our students.  In 2017, we asked you to help us purchase necessary books and journals for the University...

Student Journalist Wins Award

Student journalist, Taz Usher, was recognised with an award from the Student Publication Association for her impactful article on sexual consent and safety.  As a current English language and linguistics student at...

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...

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...

Supporting Our Students

Throughout November, a team of 37 students took to the phones each evening and at the weekend to say, thank you, to our generous donors and supporters.  We spoke to more than 600 graduates and for those we managed...

Helping Students THRIVE

Since 2014, THRIVE has helped hundreds of students to transition into graduate life through vital career mentoring partnerships.  THRIVE is a career mentoring scheme open to students in their penultimate year of...