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Tag: Enabling students

Update: Student Support Fund 2022

The cost of living crisis and conflict in Ukraine have caused turmoil, heartbreak and extreme difficulty for people all over the world. At Reading, students’ financial security has been disrupted, jeopardising their...

Businesses Giving Back

Since 2012 Santander Universities has been enabling a number of students to study at Reading who otherwise may not be able to through the Santander Scholarship Scheme. This week, we speak to Vicky – one of the Scheme’s...

Support Students At Reading

Life at Reading is returning to something resembling ‘normal’ and the campus is once again bustling with life. However, for many of our students financial difficulties are increasing as the cost of living spirals. With...

Summer Graduation 2022

After a pause in graduation ceremonies since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Reading is delighted to be welcoming back former students for their ceremonies – and to celebrate – in person. This week, CONNECTED shares...

Help Support Student Research Opportunities

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) offers second-year students the chance to get hands-on research experience working with reputed academics. The students are paid for their time and feature as...

Sporting Excellence Scholarship

The Sporting Excellence Scholarship is helping student athletes to stay fit throughout lockdown, and is preparing them to compete again after a challenging year for sport.  With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics having just...

Touching Hearts, Changing Lives

Marie Nicholsby, Reading graduate and founder of Alkionides UK – a life-changing charity that supports Cypriot citizens undergoing critical medical treatment in the UK – talks to CONNECTED about what inspired her to set...

Answering The Call

The University of Reading is extremely grateful for the generous support we have received from many within our alumni community in response to the Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign.  Over the last month, a team of...

Real Jobs

Real Jobs, a sector-leading programme run by the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, brings together Reading students and clients in need of design support for personalised work placements that offer...

Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign

The Alumni and Supporter Engagement Office are launching their 2021 Summer Telephone Fundraising Campaign. Taking place from 31 May to 20 June, this campaign is focused on raising funds to support students at Reading...