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The Power Of Words

An aspiring teacher-turned-author and Reading graduate, Charlotte Coster, has been using her gifts to change lives amid the COVID-19 crisis. Charlotte cannot remember a time when books were not a part of her life –...

Library Guide For Alumni

Do you want to access free online research but are no longer a Reading student? The University of Reading Library has got you covered with their new guide to Open Access resources, available for alumni to use. Whether...

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...

Reaching More Students

As the demand for mental health services in society continues to rise, CONNECTED finds out how the University of Reading’s Life Tools Programme has adapted during the pandemic to reach more students than ever before...

The Angel In The Room

Dr Helena Dolny – Reading graduate, international executive coach and finalist in the University of Reading’s just IMAGINE if competition – talks to CONNECTED about her enterprise LoveLegacyDignity, which aims to...

A Lifetime’s Dedication

Reading graduate and Cruse Bereavement Care volunteer, Peter Norman, shares with CONNECTED his admiration for how the charity has supported people during the pandemic – at a time when their services are needed now more...

Update: Henley Business Angels

Apply by 26 April to access the Henley Business Angels network of experienced business leaders, successful entrepreneurs and investors who are ready to support you in growing your business. Henley Business Angels (HBA)...

Changing Attitudes

Inspirational psychologist and Reading graduate, Dr Janet Carr OBE, passed away at the age of 92 in March 2020. Her study on people with Down’s Syndrome was the world’s longest-running research project on this subject –...

Equal Love

Compared to the 1980’s, when HIV emerged and homosexuality was considered a criminal offence, today’s world is shifting, providing hope of creating a safer and more accepting society for all.  As part of LGBT+ History...

A Two-Way Street

Volunteers have been crucial in helping many people through the challenges caused by COVID-19. One volunteer – Matthew Gooch – tells CONNECTED why he believes volunteering is a two-way street and what impact the...