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Vice-Chancellor’s China Scholarship Scheme

Sir David Bell, the University of Reading’s Vice-Chancellor, has announced a new scholarship scheme that allows students to study in China. The scheme was organised by Sir David after a trip to China in November 2013 where he visited some of the Universities key partners.

Both Peking University and Renmin University of China are participating in the scheme and these are two very prestigious Chinese Universities located within the capital. The six students who are selected will have the chance to take modules such as Chinese culture, Chinese language, the politics of China, the Economy of China and Chinese literature.» >

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Vice-Chancellor victorious in ‘Battle of the Bins’

Between Monday 10 February and Friday 14 February, the University of Reading and the Reading University Students’ Union ran the fifth Go Green Week. 

This was aligned for the first time with the People & Planet Go Green Week. The week saw at least 21 individual events take place across all three campuses, reaching an audience throughout the University. Some highlights of the week included the Battle of the Bins, Environmental Career workshop, the Frugal Fayre and a screening of ‘Project Wild Thing’.» >

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Vice-Chancellor warns Education Secretary

This week has seen Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Reading, publicly disagree with the Edcation Secretary, Michael Gove about his latest comments.

Michael Gove announced that he believes that state schools in England should be more like private schools whilst the row over the Ofsted chair has also been taking place.

Mr Gove described how he would like to see the barriers between state and independent sectors broken down, which could lead to state pupils taking the private school entrance exams with the state schools also staying open longer.» >

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