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Tag: Geography

One World, One Chance

Hannah Pexton, Manager for Land and Collaborative Planning at Melbourne Water, speaks to CONNECTED about her work to enhance life and liveability in Melbourne amidst the growing climate crisis.  Having always loved...

Upholding Human Rights

Reading graduate, Heather Cadden, tells CONNECTED how our future can’t just focus on achieving net zero carbon – a truly sustainable world also needs to empower people in the supply chain. Heather studied human...

Powering The Future

“Even if climate change didn’t exist, urgent action would still be needed to protect the world’s ecosystems. With human numbers rising, we are threatening and destroying the environment on an unprecedented scale and we...

Energy For The People

Reading graduate and Operations Manager at Octopus Energy Group, Shaun McHugh, speaks to CONNECTED about how the Group is trying to make the world a better place and expresses his views on the importance of generating...

Sports Hall Of Fame

The University of Reading’s Sports Hall of Fame celebrates sporting ambition, dedication and success. With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics having drawn to a close, we share some of the Olympic success stories from Reading’s...

Supporting Student Athletes

The corridors of the Reading University Boat Club (RUBC) are steeped in history – going back to 1894 – and have seen many student athletes pass through, including future sports stars. Director of Rowing at the RUBC and...

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...

Tackling The Taboo

Reading graduate, Neil Peters, speaks to CONNECTED about how his experiences in transport planning and the charity sector inspired him to take a leap of faith, and set up his own business – Nuthatch Consultants – to...

Creating Positivity

Reading graduate, Jack Abrey, tells CONNECTED how he brought positivity to people’s lives during the COVID-19 pandemic through his role in the Scouts. Jack was a member of the Scouts from age six to 18, and after his...

Embracing Postgraduate Opportunities

After studying a BSc in Human Geography at Reading, Scott Moore wasn’t ready to leave. Scott tells CONNECTED how his postgraduate teacher training course became the defining year of his life. Finding my career path...