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Reading in the News - Thurs 15 Aug – University of Reading

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Reading in the News - Thurs 15 Aug

Release Date 15 August 2019

Reading in the news


Clearing: As students across the country wake up to their A-Level results, Professor Mark Fellowes (VCO) has been interviewed by BBC Newsnight, BBC Radio Berkshire on Wednesday and featured again on Thursday morning, and Heart Radio, which was broadcast across a number of stations including Heart Suffolk and Heart Essex.

Managing money: The Times has an article on how new students can manage their money while at university, and mentions the University’s car-sharing scheme.

U.S immigration laws: Dr Ruvi Ziegler (Law) took part in a discussion on migration, asylum and deportation for American broadcaster CGTN.

Access to Higher Education: The Reading Chronicle features an article on a number of students who have received their Access to Higher Education results, including 44-year-old bus driver Buba Sanneh, who will be joining the University of Reading to study law.

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Reading University Drama Society’s (RUDS) performances of ‘Visitors’ and ‘Who Killed Bambi’ are reviewed by The British Theatre Guide.

Other coverage

  • Jake Brendish, the recipient of the inaugural Tina Negus Prize, is featured in an article by the Ipswich Star.
  • The Bracknell News has a story about architecture student Rosie Clark, who was awarded a prize for excellence from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Director of Campus Commerce, Matthew White, writes an article for University Business on development opportunities for hospitality managers.
  • HR.Square mentions Henley Business School’s research into the benefits of a four-day working week.
  • Henley Business School is mentioned in an article by Financial Express on the digital transformation of financial services.
  • The University is featured in a throwback to 1998 show on BBC Radio Suffolk, which mentions Professor Kevin Warwick’s operation to surgically implant a silicon chip transponder in his arm.



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