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Take a look at the latest UTC Reading news, including projects our students have been working on and awards they’ve won.

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  • Pride month

    Published 04/06/21

    This month (June) we are celebrating Pride, which every year marks the contribution of the LGBTQIA+ community to the world.

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  • Innovation Ben inspiring future inventors

    Published 02/06/21

    Inspiring the designers and engineers of tomorrow has long been one of our major goals at UTC Reading, and now a lifelong friendship between our very own Principal Jonathan Nicholls and inventor Ben Edmonds looks set to develop this even further.

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  • Making the most of differences

    Published 14/05/21

    ‘Our differences are what make us unique and it’s ok to embrace them’ is the continued message from UTC Reading’s SEN department, on this, the final day of Mental Health Awareness Week.

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  • Sowing the seeds of enrichment

    Published 12/05/21

    Green-fingered students at UTC Reading are finding out for themselves the calm and joy that digging through dirt, ripping out roots and planting a garden can bring.

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week – connect with nature to boost your mood

    Published 12/05/21

    There comes a time in all our lives when things feel a bit too much. This year’s #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, looks at one simple thing that can help support good mental health – spending time in nature.

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  • Microsoft launches digital skills programme at UTC Reading

    Published 11/05/21

    UTC Reading has added a new digital skills programme to its curriculum.

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  • UTC Reading goes to the International Space Station

    Published 13/04/21

    UTC Reading Year 13 students achieve flight status in The European Astro Pi Challenge, with their experiment to be deployed aboard the International Space Station (ISS).

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  • UTC Reading mark International Women's Day 2021

    Published 24/03/21

    On Wednesday 17th March, to belatedly mark International Women’s Day 2021, UTC Reading ran a session based around the WISE (Women in Science and Engineering) resource ‘My Skills My Life’ with 19 Year 10 students.

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  • UTC Reading celebrate Neurodiversity week

    Published 24/03/21

    During 15th -21st March 2021, UTC Reading celebrated Neurodiversity Week, shining the light on all that makes us different, but also the difficulties and in some cases, advantages, that living with neurodivergent conditions can bring.

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  • Case Study: Oliver Hitchings (Year 12)

    Published 24/02/21

    Inspiring the next generation of Engineers is a prime objective at UTC Reading and one that we undertake in conjunction with our many industry partners.

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  • UTC Reading students win sustainability competition set by industry experts

    Published 25/01/21

    A team of UTC Reading KS4 students have won this year’s Power Station Redesign competition, in partnership with MyKindaFuture, Kier and The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB).   

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  • Talented student secures place at University of Oxford

    Published 15/01/21

    Year 13 student, Wisam Sherwi has secured a spot at world-renowned University of Oxford to study Mechanical Engineering in September 2021. 

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