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Update: Student Support Fund 2022

The cost of living crisis and conflict in Ukraine have caused turmoil, heartbreak and extreme difficulty for people all over the world. At Reading, students’ financial security has been disrupted, jeopardising their...

Businesses Giving Back

Since 2012 Santander Universities has been enabling a number of students to study at Reading who otherwise may not be able to through the Santander Scholarship Scheme. This week, we speak to Vicky – one of the Scheme’s...

Update: Digital Support Fund

The autumn term saw many of our students return to campus. However, due to the ongoing pandemic, teaching was delivered as a blend of face-to-face and online learning with students heavily reliant on access to a laptop...

Supporter Appreciation Evening

We are excited to announce that we are hosting an exclusive Supporter Appreciation Evening to recognise our supporters, and how they are helping us deliver great impact on both a local and global scale. The event –...

Back On The Water

CONNECTED catches up with Will Rand, Director of the Reading University Boat Club (RUBC), to find out more about how the club’s rowers have stayed mentally and physically fit during a challenging year, and their joy at...

Sporting Excellence Scholarship

The Sporting Excellence Scholarship is helping student athletes to stay fit throughout lockdown, and is preparing them to compete again after a challenging year for sport.  With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics having just...

Digitising Local History

CONNECTED speaks to Dennis Wood and Ian Burn – Trustees of The Friends of the University of Reading – to discover what inspired them to keep local history accessible during lockdown. The Friends was formed as an...

Touching Hearts, Changing Lives

Marie Nicholsby, Reading graduate and founder of Alkionides UK – a life-changing charity that supports Cypriot citizens undergoing critical medical treatment in the UK – talks to CONNECTED about what inspired her to set...

From Reading To Tokyo

After the much-debated decision to postpone the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, CONNECTED caught up with Reading graduate and GB Rower, Mathilda Hodgkins-Byrne. Mathilda reveals how she got into rowing, shares what her...

A Pioneering Career

Dr Robin Poole – Reading graduate, esteemed scientist and nature enthusiast – talks to CONNECTED about his pioneering research into arthritis, and why the University of Reading will always hold a special place in his...