Our donors give to a wide variety of projects, helping students at every stage of their educational journey with us. Donors also play a key role in strengthening our world-leading research.
As a valued member of our alumni and supporter community, we hope you will enjoy hearing from us and playing an active role in the life of the University.
Your data and our policies
Our privacy notices for alumni and supporters tell you everything you need to know about the information we hold, how it is securely managed, the ways in which we may use that information and how you can ensure it is used in line with your expectations.
You can also learn more about our Ethical Fundraising Policy.
Our annual telephone campaign is one of the many ways we stay connected with our alumni and is an integral part of our Regular Giving Programme. It is a wonderful opportunity for students to thank you for your support. Our students really value the conversations you have with them. They love hearing about your time at Reading, what you've gone on to do since leaving the University, and updating you on some of the exciting projects we are currently working on.
The number we call from is a Reading number starting with +44 (0) 118. Please note, calls may be monitored for training purposes.
We pay our students for their time - the student calling you is paid £9.81 per hour - but 100% of any donations received go towards the projects you choose to support.
If you have any questions, or you would like to request a call from a student, please let us know by emailing email@example.com, ensuring you include your up-to-date contact details.
Post and Email
We may also write to you to tell you in more detail about current priorities that you can support. Our emails will always come from a 'reading.ac.uk' email address, so you know you can trust the content.