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Tag: Staying Home

Essential Reading

CONNECTED discovers how the University ensured students could still access the books that are integral to their studies during the lockdown last term, and the important role University donors played in this process. The...

Making The Difference

The COVID-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has impacted us all in different ways. For Hannah, a student at the University of Reading, it made her already precarious financial situation a desperate one.  Hannah...

Bridging The Gap

Frances Verrinder – Reading graduate and California-based psychotherapist – discusses student hardship, how university can provide a lifeline for those that need it, and the inspiration behind her support of students in...

Resetting Your Body

As COVID-19 has spread, a growing number of people’s mental health has negatively been affected – not so much by the virus itself – but by the response to it. Dr Paul Jenkins, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology...

The Digital Divide

CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading’s new Digital Support Fund has been essential in supporting students who find themselves in ‘digital poverty’ due to COVID-19. The University is committed to ensuring...

Quality Time At Home

As home schooling draws to a close and children return to their schools, a collaboration between the University of Reading, Oxford and Southampton has found that lockdown did have benefits for young children. Young...

Campus During COVID-19

CONNECTED speaks to Anne-Marie Henderson, Director of Student Success and Engagement, and Dr Mike Proven, Chair of Hall Wardens at the University of Reading, to find out how our students have been supported throughout...

A Lifeline In Lockdown

With her customers relying on their food deliveries, Tina Dwyfor-Jones – Reading graduate and Director of Wiltshire Farm Foods, Preston – tells CONNECTED how they kept the elderly fed throughout lockdown. Many of...

Virtual Learning

CONNECTED brings you the latest opportunities to learn virtually at Reading from a Meteorological Masterclass Series, to a new food labelling online course. Weathering the storm The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS)...

Lockdown ArtLab

Children from primary and secondary schools in Reading have been getting creative during lockdown, thanks to a cutting-edge art and technology project run by the University of Reading. ArtLab, which is run by staff and...