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Partnering For The Planet

Climate change is one of the biggest issues facing the planet. To tackle this threat, we must work together. We must help each other understand what is happening. Only then will we find solutions. Reading’s climate...

#PlanetPartners Campaign

The University of Reading is calling on its community to reflect on and share their efforts to tackle major problems facing the world, as part of the #PlanetPartners campaign. Throughout May, the University has been...

Reading’s Community Fund

The University of Reading has partnered with the John Sykes Foundation to launch a new Community Fund, to support colleagues working on projects which benefit the local community in Reading. The new Community Fund forms...

Culture Shock

The global pandemic has had a huge impact on the cultural sector – both in the UK and around the world – as venues were forced to close their doors. In the third event of our online Alumni Lecture Series, COVID –...

Supporting The Vulnerable

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on the charity sector’s ability to operate. However, at the same time, charities have experienced an increase in demand due to the impact of the pandemic on the vulnerable...

Update: Reading Meets Hollywood

Last year, CONNECTED shared the news that the University of Reading was in talks to lease space at its Thames Valley Science Park to develop a major film studio and creative media campus. Now, we’re excited to announce...

Update: Student Hardship Appeal

This year has been extraordinary, in so many ways. Our students have been faced with some of the most challenging circumstances in our University history, and it’s because of our community of alumni and supporters that...

Planet Partners

With global partnerships more important than ever as the world seeks to ‘build back greener’ after the pandemic, CONNECTED highlights some of the University of Reading’s successful climate partnerships. The University...

The Big Sleep Out

In October, 190 people from across Berkshire slept in their gardens to raise money for Reading’s leading homelessness prevention charity, Launchpad. This week CONNECTED speaks to Agnes Gibson, Head of Campaign and...

COVID-19 Testing Facility

CONNECTED is pleased to share the news that a COVID-19 walk-through testing facility is now open at the University of Reading, to help the local community get easier access to testing. The new facility opened at the...