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Tag: Inspiring Alumni

Exploring Options

Clearing and Adjustment gives students the opportunity to explore their university options if results day doesn’t go as expected. With Clearing 2021 starting on 10 August, CONNECTED speaks to one graduate who has...

Learning From Adversity

Dr Blerta Mustafa – who studied her PhD in English and applied linguistics at Reading – is committed to using her personal experience to inform and inspire future generations. Her latest project offers her students the...

2021 Virtual Celebrations

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Reading has taken the difficult decision to postpone the summer 2021 graduation ceremonies to July 2022. CONNECTED shares with you the latest news about the Class...

Property In A Pandemic

Reading graduate, Ross Jarvie, shares an insight into the UK’s residential property market during the pandemic – a sector that has done surprisingly well against a backdrop of general economic unease and concerns over...

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...

India’s COVID-19 Tragedy

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause devastation around the world, Reading graduate, Swapna Nair, speaks to CONNECTED about her first-hand experience of the current situation in India. Swapna studied a master’s...

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...

Tackling Global Issues

CONNECTED is proud to share how our community is helping to tackle major global issues, by taking a closer look at two of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of the University of Reading’s...

The Forgotten Part of Society

Reading graduate, Dr Sarah Lewis, believes there is so much more to people than their worst mistake – a belief that drives her work in prisons. Dr Lewis talks to CONNECTED about providing positive opportunities for...