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University of Reading Malaysia celebrates first anniversary

University of Reading Malaysia celebrates first anniversary

University of Reading Malaysia celebrates first anniversary A year since the official opening, staff and students have come together to celebrate the first anniversary of the University of Reading Malaysia (UoRM). Celebrations will be held at the Educity campus in Iskandar from Wednesday 1 March and will be attended by University of Reading Vice-Chancellor, Sir […]

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Palmer Sports Stadium Improvements Complete

Palmer Sports Stadium Improvements Complete

Palmer Sports Stadium  WORK on Palmer Park Sports Stadium is now complete, including new track fencing, lighting and improvements to the cycle track. There will be a launch ceremony on Saturday 11th March at 10am at the stadium to mark the completion of a number of improvements at Palmer Park Stadium. Representatives from British Cycling, […]

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Wrap It Up Coming To Reading – Free Wrap Offer

Wrap It Up Coming To Reading – Free Wrap Offer

Wrap It Up! Opens their First Store in Reading   Wrap It Up! is proud to announce that on Monday 20th February they will be opening their very first store in Reading and 18th store in England. Located in the centre of Reading the store is only a short walk from both the River Kennet […]

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Ladybird Books artwork gallery to launch at Reading University

Ladybird Books artwork gallery to launch at Reading University

The first and only permanent exhibition of Ladybird Books artwork will be launched at the University of Reading, to coincide with the release of a new book penned by HRH The Prince of Wales. The gallery, located within the University’s newly-refurbished Museum of Rural English Life (MERL), contains more than 20,000 illustrations. It will include […]

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Grand Re-opening for Reading’s Much Loved Arts Centre

Grand Re-opening for Reading’s Much Loved Arts Centre

READING’S much loved arts centre, Reading South Street, is celebrating the end of its £800k major improvement work this February. The future of the arts centre was secured last year, thanks to a generous award of £500,000 from the Arts Council England and just over £300,000 from Reading Council. The arts centre, which has been […]

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Reading University sees record number of postgraduate taught applications

Reading University sees record number of postgraduate taught applications

The University of Reading has had its third highest ever annual total of undergraduate applications, according to figures published today. The University had 20,185 applications for full-time undergraduate courses at the UCAS 15th January ‘on time’ deadline for entry in 2017, representing five applications per place across the 250 available courses. Overall, the University has […]

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Official Opening of Civitas Academy

Official Opening of Civitas Academy

PUPILS and staff at a new central Reading primary school will be celebrating its official opening next week (7th February) Guests will be invited to attend the opening ceremony at Civitas Academy, in Great Knollys Street, on 7th February. The 420-pupil school was built as part of Reading Borough Council’s £61 million expansion programme to […]

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Reading on course for economic growth

Reading on course for economic growth

The annual barometer of the economic performance of the UK’s top cities continues to rank Reading as one of the most dynamic for business growth, skills and wages in the country.   Cities Outlook 2017, produced by Centre for Cities, yet again ranks Reading in second place to only London for the economic contribution per […]

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Last call for nominations for women’s business awards in Reading

Last call for nominations for women’s business awards in Reading

women 2017 business awards Only days remain to apply for or nominate an inspirational local business woman for an award sponsored by the University of Reading. The NatWest Thames Valley Venus Awards 2017 seek to recognise the contribution of women in business to the local, regional and national economy. There are 15 categories, including Inspirational […]

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Turbulence expert reveals cost of climate change to aviation insurers

Turbulence expert reveals cost of climate change to aviation insurers

Climate change could hit insurers by making plane journeys bumpier (aviation turbulence), a University of Reading scientist has told an audience of leading insurers. The Insurance Institute of London lecture at Lloyds of London on Wednesday 18 January, was attended by the City’s leading insurance players including CEOs, managing directors, brokers, underwriters, and lawyers. Atmospheric […]