Connected

Tag: Politics

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...

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...

Reporting on COVID

The past year has been a unique and extraordinary time for everybody, including journalists. COVID-19 has not only thrust them into the middle of a fast-moving, constantly changing story, but the pandemic has also...

Redefining Success

After she delivered Reading’s first ever online Alumni Lecture, CONNECTED interviewed former Olympic rower, senior diplomat and now leadership speaker, business coach and consultant, Dr Cath Bishop. Cath shares with us...

Engaging In The Conversation

As part of the University’s commitment to understand and tackle racism, CONNECTED speaks to Professor Uma Kambhampati about her own experiences of discrimination, as well as the initiatives she’s leading to understand...

Asking The Difficult Questions

As the Science Editor for ITV News, Reading graduate Tom Clarke is at the forefront of reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic. Tom tells CONNECTED why it’s so important he asks those difficult questions. Tom is co-leading...

Scaling Up Testing

Reading graduate Mark Stevenson is at the centre of scaling up the UK’s COVID-19 testing capacity. Responsible for helping to achieve the goal of 100,000 tests a day, Mark tells CONNECTED how he’s been...