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Cancer’s Hidden Secrets

Innovative research into the behaviour of cancer cells when they migrate to new sites in the body is underway at Reading – made possible by University of Reading graduates and long-term donors, Roger and Jennifer...

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Today’s Research, Tomorrow’s Researchers

The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP) has been running at Reading for over a decade. It is a success story that we are particularly proud of, and one that, this year, has donors to thank for its...

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Reading FundSpace

Reading FundSpace is the University’s bespoke crowdfunding platform which has been developed for our students and staff to support them in the creation and delivery of their unique and engaging fundraising...

Group of primary aged schoolchildren listening to a story

Multilingual Storytelling

Children in pre-schools across Reading have benefitted from a series of multilingual storytelling sessions, to celebrate their heritage languages as well as to help improve their early literacy skills and understanding...

Sanctuary For Ukrainians

Polly Vacher has been many different things during her life: aviator, music teacher, physiotherapist, charity fundraiser and Reading graduate to name a few. But the one constant theme has been helping people and, for...

Phebe staring at the camera, sat outside

Students In Crisis

The cost of living crisis is hitting students especially hard. More than one in four students at Reading are from low-income households and those students are vulnerable. This year, requests for help are higher than...

Clive and Sheila Payne at the Celebration of Volunteering awards

Whiteknights In All Weathers

CONNECTED speak to the couple helping to keep our university green. Come rain or shine, Clive and Sheila Payne can be seen litter-picking around campus. What started three years ago as part of their daily permitted...

Final year art student getting ready for Art Degree Show

TOB1’s Last Hurrah

Students from the Reading School of Art are holding the final ever Art Degree Show in the TOB1 building this spring. Titled ‘The Epilogue’ this last ever degree show to be held in TOB1 (the current Reading School of Art...

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Head Of The River Race

The University of Reading’s prestigious annual ‘Head of the River’ race is due to be held on the River Thames in Reading on Saturday 25 February 2023. The race has been run by the students of Reading...

Celebrating Our Volunteers logo next to the University of Reading logo

UoR Celebration Of Volunteering

We are delighted to launch our new Celebration of Volunteering, through which we will be recognising the volunteering achievements of members of our University community. We want to bring together alumni, current...