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LGBTQIA+ History Month 2024

February is LGBTQIA+ History Month. Over the month, our students, staff, alumni and local community have the opportunity to come together to recognise and celebrate the contributions of LGBTQIA+ people throughout...

Launch of Alumni Master’s Scholarship

The University of Reading’s brand new Alumni Master’s Scholarship has launched ready for September 2024 entry.  The Scholarship is funded by alumni for alumni. It has been made possible thanks to the...

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Strengthening Partnerships

Professor Robert Van de Noort reflects on the events of his eight-day trip to China in September 2023, which was packed with meetings and events with partner institutions, recruitment agents and key players in Chinese...

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The Wonders Of China

University of Reading Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Van de Noort, shares with CONNECTED the highlights of his trip to China in 2023 – from archaeological wonders to the Biang Biang noodle. Professor Van de...

Leading The Way Sustainably

2023 was an extremely proud year for the University of Reading, as we continued to lead the way in raising awareness and researching climate change and its impacts. CONNECTED casts a look back at last year’s...

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An Engaging Year

Connected spoke to Dr Alice Mpofu-Coles, community researcher at the University of Reading, who reflected on a remarkable 2023 – including the University’s Bronze win in the Race Equality Charter, and being...

Festive Fundraising

Claire Newbold, who has worked at the University of Reading for nine years, shares the joy behind her festive wreath-making classes which raise money for local charities.  Over the past 20 years, Claire has given up...

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Funding Future Sporting Champions

Discover how alumni and supporter generosity is having a significant impact on the careers of our elite student athletes – two of whom share their success stories with us, thanks to the University’s Sporting...

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Supporting Young Autistic People

The Centre for Autism Wellbeing Hub at the University of Reading launched in November 2023. We explore how it is making a real difference to autistic children and their parents and carers.  Legacy gifts have played a...

Black History Month

Meaningful Change

Watch this year’s University of Reading Black History Month Flagship Event, In Conversation with Dr Deborah Husbands – who is a leading expert in Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Students’ sense of...