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Tag: Fundraising

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...

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...

From Isolation To Independence

Ana, an LLM International Law student from Brazil, speaks to CONNECTED about her feelings of isolation and how the Student Support Fund helped her find hope again in a challenging year. Ana travelled from Brazil to the...

A Lasting Impact

Thanks to the generosity of University donors, the Empowering Change Scholarship helps international students overcome financial barriers and reach their full potential through their studies. This scholarship supports...

Ongoing Student Hardship

A record-breaking number of students have sought financial assistance from the University’s Student Support Fund during the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the repeated and prolonged closures of pubs, restaurants, retail and...

Nowhere Else To Turn

Psychology student, Ella Gee, found herself in a precarious financial position when COVID-19 meant she couldn’t find work. Unable to rely on her family for financial support, Ella was at serious risk of being forced to...

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...

COVID-19: Improving Instructions

Thank you for supporting research into the effectiveness of self-administered COVID-19 antibody testing. Your generosity is enabling us to determine the safest and most accurate format for self-administered diagnostic...

Update: Student Hardship Appeal

This year has been extraordinary, in so many ways. Our students have been faced with some of the most challenging circumstances in our University history, and it’s because of our community of alumni and supporters that...

A Digital Era

As the pandemic caused the University to transition to more digitally-focused learning environments, some students – including Marisha – found themselves being left behind because they didn’t have the technology to keep...