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Tag: Vice-chancellor

Supporting Students In Need

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Van de Noort, shares with CONNECTED why our students need help now more than ever before, as some face unprecedented financial hardship due to COVID-19.  Every year we encourage a...

Student Hardship Appeal

Right now, students at Reading are facing financial challenges – caused by the COVID-19 pandemic – which they could never have prepared for. And that is why the University of Reading is launching its latest fundraising...

Transforming Lives

Launchpad – which started as a soup kitchen run by Reading students – is now Reading’s leading homelessness prevention charity. Ian Caren, the Chief Executive Officer at Launchpad, tells CONNECTED what inspired him to...

Preventing Homelessness

Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading, Professor Robert Van de Noort, recently became a new patron for Reading’s leading homelessness prevention charity, Launchpad. This week, CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate...

Stay Connected

We wish to congratulate the Class of 2020 on completing their studies at the University of Reading during challenging circumstances, and take the opportunity to welcome you all into our alumni community. We look forward...

A United Community

Professor Robert Van de Noort, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading, shares a message of mourning and solidarity following the terrible events that occurred in Forbury Gardens, in Reading town centre, on...

This Is About All Of Us

Following the murder of George Floyd, Professor Parveen Yaqoob, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, shares with CONNECTED her own experiences of racism and encourages the University community to join her and start the conversation...

Black Lives Matter

In the wake of George Floyd’s murder, Vice-Chancellor, Robert Van de Noort, shared with CONNECTED his view on how the University of Reading can do more to support Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) individuals...

Learning From Lockdown

As the University launches its #LockdownClimateChange campaign, CONNECTED looks at how lifestyle changes during the COVID-19 crisis could be carried forward to help combat climate change. On Earth Day 2020, two reports...

Volunteering Opportunities & Initiatives

With the impact of COVID-19 growing by the day, the University has been working with local partners to set-up a range of volunteering opportunities and initiatives to support the NHS, current students and our local...