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Seventh Green Flag Award for Whiteknights campus

Seventh Green Flag Award for Whiteknights campus

The University of Reading’s Whiteknights campus has been recognised as one of Britain’s top green spaces for the seventh year in a row. The Green Flag Award is the hallmark for high quality parks and green spaces in the UK. The Whiteknights campus includes a lake, woodlands and the widely enjoyed Harris Garden, set among […]

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Reading Football Club Announce Ron Gourlay As Chief Executive

Reading Football Club Announce Ron Gourlay As Chief Executive

Reading Football Club are pleased to announce that Ron Gourlay has been appointed as Chief Executive at Madejski Stadium, with Nigel Howe set to take up the role of Vice Chairman at the club. Gourlay arrives at Reading with more than 25 years’ experience in football, having previously occupied senior roles at Manchester United and […]

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Reading’s arts and culture shines at the first Reading Cultural Awards

Reading’s arts and culture shines at the first Reading Cultural Awards

At a glitzy awards ceremony at The Olympia Ballroom last night (29 June), the winners of the inaugural Reading Cultural Awards were announced before an audience of over 300 from Reading’s arts community and local businesses.   Over 350 nominations were received for the Reading Cultural Awards 2017, and at the ceremony last night, 13 […]

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£1 million museum investment in Reading

£1 million museum investment in Reading

The Museum of English Rural Life (the MERL) and Reading Museum (RM) are among the successful applicants for National Portfolio Funding by the Arts Council England (ACE), announced today.  The Reading Town and Country Museums Partnership (RTCMP) is a consortium of the University of Reading and Reading Borough Council’s two leading museums, and have been […]

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The University of Reading has been awarded Silver in the national trial of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

The University of Reading has been awarded Silver in the national trial of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF)

The University of Reading has been awarded Silver in the national trial of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The award is for delivering high quality teaching and learning coupled with excellent outcomes for our students, and for consistently exceeding the rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education. This award is valid for up to […]

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Funeral director lands inaugural Thames Valley women’s award

Funeral director lands inaugural Thames Valley women’s award

A driven female entrepreneur who set up an affordable funeral company to help families struggling financially has been named a winner at the inaugural Thames Valley Venus Awards. Lucy Coulbert, who directs The Individual Funeral Company she founded in Oxford, was handed the Inspirational Woman of the Year award – sponsored by the University of […]

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Reading Cultural Awards 2017 Finalists Announced

Reading Cultural Awards 2017 Finalists Announced

The finalists shortlisted for the Reading Cultural Awards 2017 have been announced by Reading UK CIC. The inaugural Reading Cultural Awards have received over 350 nominations celebrating the town’s arts, cultural and heritage. The entries have now been whittled down to 50 finalists across 12 categories who will be vying to be one of the […]

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Reading’s School of Architecture gifted with large-scale physical model of town centre

Reading’s School of Architecture gifted with large-scale physical model of town centre

Students at the University of Reading’s new School of Architecture are to benefit from a large-scale physical model of Reading town centre, gifted by leading architecture firm Broadway Malyan who have local offices in Reading. The 1.7-square-metre model covers two square miles of Reading town centre and the surrounding area. It is the most up-to-date […]

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Guardian league table ranks University of Reading 29th in the UK

Guardian league table ranks University of Reading 29th in the UK

The University of Reading continues to move up the league tables, following the publication of the latest national university guide yesterday (16 May 2017). Reading is ranked 29th in the UK, according to the Guardian University Guide, up three places from 2016. The guide, which ranks 121 institutions across the country, puts Reading ahead of eight […]

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Outline Planning Granted For Thames Valley Science Block Phase Two

Outline Planning Granted For Thames Valley Science Block Phase Two

Outline planning consent has been granted for the second phase of the Thames Valley Science Park. Wokingham Borough Council approved the plans for the development of the remaining 600,000 square foot of the total 800,000 square foot site last week (26 April). The University of Reading, who owns the Science Park, put forward conceptual plans […]

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