‘Best University Careers Service 2018’ Award

The University of Reading and Henley Business School Careers teams took home ‘Best University Careers/Employability Service’ at the National Undergraduate Employment Awards held last month [February].   This award, sponsored by Microsoft, celebrates the outstanding contributions made by career services in helping students apply and maximise their work experience opportunities. The judges highlighted the collaboration […]

Easter Opening Hours

Find out what’s open and when on campus during the Easter break… Library & URS Building The Library and URS Building will be open until Wednesday 28th March, where the University will close for the Easter Holiday. URS will then reopen at 8.30am on Wednesday 4th April. From then it will be normal opening hours (9am – […]

Spring Term Week 11 Highlights

Find out what’s happening on campus this week… MONDAY 19th MARCH   RED Award Completion Session. 1.00-2.00. Carrington 101 Sign up here.   TUESDAY 20th MARCH   Reading Internship Scheme Introductory Session. 1.00-2.00. Carrington 101 Click here for more details. Comedy Central Live ft. Laura Lexx. 7.30pm. Mojo’s Bar Reading. Click here for more details. Reading Film Theatre. Screening ‘Loveless […]

St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day is celebrated every year on the 17th March. This is the anniversary of the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint and national apostle of Ireland, in the 5th century. St Patrick first came to Ireland at the age of 16, when he was captured and brought over as a slave from […]

Recent Blackboard & Turnitin Changes

News of recent changes: On Turnitin assignments you can now make up to three resubmissions without having to wait for the Similarity Report to generate. The way lecturers’ feedback is displayed on Blackboard Assignments has changed. Using the Blackboard App, you can now save files from your courses and make them available offline. Turnitin: On assignments […]

Spring Term Week 10 Highlights

Find out what’s happening on campus this week… MONDAY 12th MARCH   Introduction to the RED Award. 1pm-2pm. Carrington 101. Sign up here. UROP information session. 5pm-6pm. Palmer 1.05. Click here for more details. The Great Debate: Engineering better food systems. What can engineering do to improve sustainability of food production and distribution as the world population increases? […]

Spring Update: Study Space On Campus

As we approach the end of the spring term, many students are working hard on assignments, projects and dissertations before the Easter vacation, using the study space facilities across campus. There are around 600 study spaces in the URS Building, which increases to around 800 at weekends and during vacation periods when the Large Lecture […]

It’s International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day – a day for celebrating women all over the world and promoting achievements and progress made by female figures. Times are clearly changing and there is still some way to go to achieve complete gender parity, but nevertheless this still acts as an incentive to #PressForProgress (coincidentally the theme and […]

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