Park Bar, Bagel Man and Summer Ball may dominate our memories of UoR in years to come, but have you ever wondered what the student experience was like for the class of 1981? A member of Reading's alumni shares more...Read More »
We are currently planning our third Food taster group!! The first two went well and we have received really good feedback! The first event was hosted on the 20th of November we discussed some of the hot meals and homemade meal opens the catering outlet. Several topics were discussed regarding hot meals, this included prices, quantity, and quality. We also spoke about the importance of alternating the menu to offer more choices for our diverse community we have here in the University.» >Read More »
Arm twists and tactical kicks were on the agenda of a self-defence class held in 3sixty last Monday.Read More »
A traditional taste of Greece is no longer a plane or pay rise away thanks to The Real Greek’s newest set menu.Read More »
As I was growing I encountered two main options for things to give up during Lent: to give up sugar, to give up school. Neither of these options seemed particularly possible so I used to avoid Lent altogether. Now as an adult Lent means something very different to me. I take it as an opportunity to make something that resembles a New Year’s Resolution but with much less commitment: 40 days instead of a full year.» >Read More »
Everyone at the Reading University has heard of the Palmer building in the centre of campus but few people really know the history of the man that it was named after.
Frank Palmer was born in 1922 and he passed away in 2019 at the age of 97. He was a British linguist who was instrumental in the development of the Department of Linguistic Science at the University of Reading.Read More »
Finding ways to boost your mental health can be difficult. When university is incredibly stressful, I know that when things get tough it can feel like even the smallest thing to boost your mental health can be perceived as too much effort. However, one of the easiest things you can do to boost your mental health whether you’re feeling anxious or depressed for example, is to eat foods which contain natural nutrients and chemicals which can boost your brain chemistry.» >Read More »
Fast-fashion is a big contributor to the climate crisis, meaning that more sustainable alternatives are desperately needed. Buying clothing from sustainabilility-orientated brands is often quite an investment so buying secondhand is a great way to go.
Buying secondhand and vintage clothing may seem strange or uninteresting at first, but it is a great way to make your shopping habits easier on the environment whilst often saving money. Buying second hand items can often make your outfits more interesting and unique, it also reduces the chance of anybody else wearing the same thing as you.» >Read More »