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The Small Things

During the global pandemic, the kindness of neighbours and communities have shone through brightly. CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Marian Wernham, to find out how her acts of kindness have helped others during...

Flexible Learning Solutions

As the first UK lockdown forced schools to adapt to remote ways of teaching, Reading graduate, Marty Sweet, realised there was an urgent need for a virtual learning platform that could provide a safe and secure...

Universal Voices

CONNECTED discovers how the University of Reading’s Universal Voices Choir – which is funded by donors – is enriching the lives of children through music and supporting the local community. Music can help young people...

A Community Of Practice

British artist, Alex Roberts, shares with CONNECTED her journey since graduating from Reading including what inspires her, how she feels about being shortlisted for the prestigious Wells Art Contemporary competition...

Changing Lives

Professor Elizabeth McCrum, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education & Student Experience at the University of Reading, shares her personal experiences that have driven her passion to support Reading’s students through...

Roadmap To Return

As the University of Reading begins to welcome more staff and students back to its campuses, CONNECTED finds out what university life will look like and what measures have been put in place to keep everyone safe. The...

A Family Affair

The Rackliff family has a long-standing history with the University of Reading. CONNECTED speaks to Lucy Rackliff, a graduate of the University and her daughter Victoria – who is a new student at Reading – about...

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...

Getting Involved

From tackling mental ill health through sport, to tutoring school pupils, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping others during lockdown. The University of Reading community has stepped up...

Managing COVID-19 Within Schools

The reopening of schools to all pupils in certain year groups on 1 June has caused an outcry over COVID-19 safety concerns. Reading’s Dr Catherine Foley tells CONNECTED why it’s critical that we listen to...