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Empowering Young People

Reading graduate, Jack Abrey, speaks to CONNECTED about the global climate campaign he led for the Scouts, the importance of empowering young people, and being awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his services to...

100 Years of Psychology

The School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading is celebrating its centenary with a week of virtual events for students, staff, alumni and the local community, from 21 – 25...

Treating COVID-19

The COVID-19 crisis put insurmountable pressure on the NHS, and everyday health services have never been more challenged than during this past year. Across the country, healthcare workers have worked tirelessly, putting...

Business Boot Camp

Applications are now open for the Henley Summer Start-Up Boot Camp – a week-long course to help students, alumni and local budding entrepreneurs learn how to set up a business from scratch.  This annual workshop event...

An Artistic Legacy

CONNECTED is pleased to announce the launch of Reading’s School of Art’s new collection of work, made possible by the generosity of talented artists from our alumni community. Permanently on display in the University’s...

Culture Shock

The global pandemic has had a huge impact on the cultural sector – both in the UK and around the world – as venues were forced to close their doors. In the third event of our online Alumni Lecture Series, COVID –...

Supporting The Vulnerable

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the charity sector’s ability to operate. However, at the same time, charities have experienced an increase in demand due to the impact of the pandemic on the vulnerable...

Poetry For Social Justice

Reading graduate Hilary Withey’s dedication to helping people is evident to see through both her career in social work, and her voluntary role with Amnesty International. Hilary speaks to CONNECTED to share her journey...

Reporting on COVID

The past year has been a unique and extraordinary time for everybody, including journalists. COVID-19 has not only thrust them into the middle of a fast-moving, constantly changing story, but the pandemic has also...

Alumni Lecture Series

We’re excited to announce our upcoming online Alumni Lecture Series: COVID – Stories from the Frontline,  starting on 25 March. COVID-19 has caused havoc and upheaval in ways no-one could have foreseen. Lives have been...