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COVID-19: The Financial Impact On Students

Matt Daley, Head of Student Financial Support at the University of Reading, tells CONNECTED about the financial impact of COVID-19 on students and how the University and donors are helping them through these difficult...

Supporting COVID-19 Research

In June, the University of Reading launched a fundraising and volunteering campaign to support research, led by Dr Al Edwards, into developing accurate and safe COVID-19 antibody tests that can be conducted at home...

A Virtual Celebration

Following the University’s difficult decision to postpone this year’s graduation ceremonies due to the COVID-19 pandemic, CONNECTED shares with you the latest news about the Class of 2020 Virtual Celebrations that will...

Update: Improving COVID-19 Testing

At the beginning of June the University launched its latest fundraising and volunteering campaign to improve the effectiveness of COVID-19 home testing. We would like to thank everyone who has supported this campaign so...

Improving COVID-19 Testing

Given the current crisis, there is a pressing need to develop accurate and safe COVID-19 antibody tests that can be conducted at home. And that is why, last week, the University of Reading launched its latest...

Supporting Each Other

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Van de Noort, talks to CONNECTED to share a message of support during this difficult time. It hardly goes without saying that these are challenging and unprecedented times. The global...

Student Centred Study

Reading students reflect on why the Library is so important to them and why your support is essential to their experience. Four years ago, Reading embarked on a huge project to refurbish the University’s Library. To...

Building The Library’s Bookshelf

Three years on from our last fundraising appeal, we look at the impact of your generous support in helping our students.  In 2017, we asked you to help us purchase necessary books and journals for the University...

Supporting Our Students

Throughout November, a team of 37 students took to the phones each evening and at the weekend to say, thank you, to our generous donors and supporters.  We spoke to more than 600 graduates and for those we managed...

Helping Students THRIVE

Since 2014, THRIVE has helped hundreds of students to transition into graduate life through vital career mentoring partnerships.  THRIVE is a career mentoring scheme open to students in their penultimate year of...