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Tag: Nostalgia

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Love At First Lecture

The first day of lectures can be daunting for some but not for our alumni couple, Ed Church and Andrée Payne, who proved that arriving early for class can change your life. Ed shares with CONNECTED his memories of...

A Chance to Discover Yourself

CONNECTED speaks to graduate, Jacky Pearce, about her first year memories from Reading and the impact joining societies had on her university experience. Jacky, who studied Ancient History, joined Reading in 1990...

The Library in the past and the library now

The University Then And Now

The University of Reading has a rich history and has been at the forefront of UK Higher Education for nearly a century. CONNECTED takes a look at some of the University’s iconic buildings as they looked in the...

The Early Days of Wantage Hall

Wantage Hall, built in 1908, is the oldest hall of residence at the University of Reading. CONNECTED speaks to Chris Willson, the son of Alec Joseph Willson, who was one of Wantage Hall’s very first residents...

The Sex Pistols On Campus

Reading has always had a vibrant music scene, hosting iconic bands on campus over the years. Today, we take a look back at May 1976, when the Sex Pistols played a gig in the Fine Art Department, sharing alumni memories...