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About us

What SOAR is and how it can boost your skills

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Consolidate your written, spoken and language skills

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Learn how to interact effectively with others and find out about extra-curricular opportunities



Find out how you can improve the way you learn and revise

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Whether you are a Maths student or not, use this section to enhance your numeracy skills

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Problem solving

Consider how to use your initiative and how to research and reflect

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Use of IT

Improve your Information Technology skills and read about Blackboard

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Self management

Tips on how to deal with stress, manage your time and plan for the future

Things to do now

  • Read the different sections to boost your skills whilst at Reading and after graduation.
  • To report broken links please email

  • For academic or support queries, please contact the relevant services directly. Emails of this nature sent to the SOAR email will not be answered.

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