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Support Arrangements

FROM 1 AUGUST 2016

The provision of professional administrative support for teaching and learning activities for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students will remain physically based in schools until the opening of the Support Centres.

What does this mean for me?

Your School Office will continue to support you as it has always done and there will be no change in which team you need to see. If in doubt, visit your School Office, who will be happy to help.

For students in the Henley Business School on Whiteknights campus, support arrangements will remain as they are today.

Please refer to the table below for information on where your school offices are, and how to get in touch. Opening hours during term time will be 9am-5pm and 9am-4pm outside of term time.

For enquiries and activities on where your first point of call will be, please take a look at our list of Common Enquiries. (For students in the Henley Business School, 'School Office' in the document means the Admin Deck on the first floor of either the Henley Business School building or the ICMA Centre as appropriate).

Remember to scroll to the right of the table below to see information about when each department is operational from, and the phone number to contact them.


School Name Campus Location Building School Office Room Phone Number
Institute of Education & Architecture Tara Lehane London Road L16 G04 2611
Institute of Education & Architecture Pagan Aspinall London Road L16 G04 2611
ACD (except Film, Theatre and Television) Sunny Chawla Whiteknights Agriculture RGL09 6649
 ACD (only Film, Theatre and Television) and Charlie Waller Institute Simon Robins Whiteknights Carrington Ground floor

 8020

Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Sciences Andrew Carlton Whiteknights Russell Building G17 7487
Agriculture, Policy and Development (APD) Carrie McFetrich Whiteknights Agriculture RGL09 6041
Built Environment Pippa White Whiteknights URS 3n24 7493
Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy

Sophie Tilling

 

Whiteknights Chemistry Building G6 6057
 Chemistry, Food and Pharmacy Amy Lang   Whiteknights  Chemistry Building  G6

 4101

Humanities Patrick Holmes Whiteknights HUMSS G44 5443
Politics, Economics and International Relations Karon Curran Whiteknights HUMSS G44 4243
Law Sue Spooner Whiteknights Foxhill House Front Office 5671
Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences (including former School of Systems Engineering Computer Science and Information Technology programmes) Linda Watson Whiteknights JJT 211 7488
 Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences (including former School of Systems Engineering Computer Science and Information Technology programmes) Pali Bangar  Whiteknights  JJT  211  
Psychology and Clinical Sciences Jean Teall Whiteknights Harry Pitt G68 7491
Biological Sciences (including all former School of Systems Engineering courses with the exception of Computer Science and Information Technology) Louise Coe Whiteknights Harborne 1 7648
Literature and Languages Afia Opoku-Agyeman Whiteknights HUMSS 120 7869
Date Times Title Location

18/04

1pm-2pm

Graduating… What next?

Carrington 201

19/04

1pm-2pm

Introduction to Thrive

Carrington 101

19/04

2pm-3pm

Study Advice seminar: Succeed in your Final exams!

Chancellor's G13

20/04

1pm-2pm

No plans for summer?

Carrington 101

21/04

1pm-2pm

LinkedIn for beginners

Carrington 101

21/04

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Chancellors G07

24/04

1pm-2pm

CV Workshop

Carrington 201

25/04

1pm-2pm

Interview skills

Carrington 201

25/04

2pm-3pm

Managing exams pressure successfully

Carrington 101

26/04

2pm-3pm

Study Advice seminar: Succeed in your Final exams!

Chancellor's G13

26/04

2pm-3pm

Logs & Indices: revision workshop. Practice solving typical exam questions

HumSS G10

27/04

1pm-2pm

Job hunting strategies

Carrington 101

27/04

3pm-4pm

Techniques for increasing concentration

Carrington 101

03/05

1pm-2pm

Mindfulness for stress reduction

Carrington 101

03/05

2pm-3pm

Algebra: revision workshop. Factorising; solving equations; re-arranging formulae, etc

HumSS G10

03/05

2pm-4pm

Beginners Desktop EndNote

Allen Lab. G.10

03/05

5pm-6pm

RED Award completion session

Chancellors G04

04/05

4pm-5pm

Ways to stop procrastination, finish your work and revise better!

Carrington 101

08/05

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Carrington 201

08/05

1pm-2pm

Strengthen your resilience: turning 'can you handle it?' into 'you can handle it'

Carrington 101

10/05

2pm-3pm

Differentiation: revision workshop. Practice answering typical exam questions

HumSS G10

11/05

3pm-4pm

Simple ways to minimise stress and improve your health

Carrington 101

16/05

1pm-2pm

Getting a good night's sleep

Carrington 101

17/05

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Carrington 101

17/05

2pm-3pm

Integration: revision workshop. Practice answering typical exam questions

HumSS G10

17/05

2pm-4pm

Beginners Desktop EndNote

Allen Lab. G.10

18/05

2pm-3pm

Capturing confidence: learn strategies to do and feel better

Carrington 101

23/05

1pm-2pm

Graduating… What next?

Carrington 201

24/05

1pm-2pm

LinkedIn for beginners

Allen Lab G10

24/05

2pm-3pm

Maths Support: General revision workshop. Help with any exam questions on any topic

HumSS G10

30/05

1pm-2pm

Application forms

Carrington 201

31/05

1pm-2pm

MBTI - your personality, your career

Carrington 101

31/05

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Chancellors G04

31/05

2pm-3pm

Psychometric tests. Help with the numerical questions

HumSS G10

01/06

1pm-2pm

Job hunting strategies

Carrington 101

05/06

1pm-2pm

Interview skills

Carrington 201

05/06

5pm-6pm

RED Award completion session

Chancellors G04

06/06

1pm-2pm

CV Workshop

Carrington 201

07/06

1pm-2pm

No plans for summer?

Carrington 101

16/06

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Carrington 201

21/06

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Chancellors G08

26/06

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Carrington 201

03/07

1pm-2pm

RED Award completion session

Carrington 201

Student helpdesk

From 1 August 2016 you will have access to the new 'Ask a Question' page hosted on the RISIS portal. From this date onwards, this page will tell you how to make contact with your school office, and with other teams outside of the school office who can help with other issues.

The StudentHelpdesk is easy to use on PCs, laptops and mobile devices. It is quick to ask a question and you have easy access to all the questions you have previously asked and our responses.

You will be able to login at http://reading.ac.uk/studenthelpdesk, through the RISIS portal or on the Me@Reading Student portal.

If you are external to the University, please contact studenthelp@reading.ac.uk or ext. 5555 (0118 378 5555).

If you are a student and encounter technical difficulties with the portal, please contact itshelp@reading.ac.uk or ext. 6262 (0118 378 6262).

For help with any query: your School contact above or email studenthelp@reading.ac.uk.

Any questions

If you have any queries about support arrangements, please get in touch on studentcomms@reading.ac.uk.

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