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Student Communications Team

About us

The Student Communications Team works with staff and students across the University to communicate to current students about essential, urgent, and engaging student topics and aims to support students from Welcome to graduation to ensure they can succeed in whatever way that looks like for them.


Get involved

Do you have something to share with students? There are seven different digital platforms that advertise news and events to our student community:



The Essentials website is a digital handbook of the most important information for students.

If you need to create or update a student webpage that is related to your department, please send your updates to and include a link to the page you would like to update.


The UoR Student app

The UoR Student app is available for all current students and staff. The app features include:

  • your University outlook calendar (students can see their timetables in this feature)
  • a personalised newsfeed which you can add your news to
  • instant notifications of the most important news and updates
  • quick access to a range of support information and campus maps
  • an easy way to find and check student details
  • a convenient link to the University email inbox and other digital services.

You can submit your news stories to both the UoR Student app and Me@Reading student by using the student news and events content submission form.

If you want to contact the Student Communications team regarding anything to do with the app you can do so by emailing


Me@Reading student

Me@Reading student is a personalised news and events portal for all students at Reading.

Submit your news or events using the student news and events content submission form.


UoR Student social media

Visit UoR Student on Instagram and the UoR Student Life X channel for the latest news, student-led content, updates and information.

If you would like to promote through our social channels, or if you are interested in working with us or our Content Creators on a takeover, please email


UoR Student blog

The Student blog shares articles written by students and staff alongside important news and advice.

How to submit: please email your blog copy and any graphics through to


Digital Carrington screen

Student Communications manage the large screen outside on the Carrington building. If you would like to add your graphics to either of these please send them to (dimensions 1920 x 1080px).

Please avoid designs with excessive or small text as it will not display well on the screen. Simple designs, with clear, accessible, large text are best.


Student newsletters

Student Communications are responsible for a termly schedule of student newsletters, these go to all current PG and UG/Foundation students.

If you would like to submit content to these please email and we will let you know any upcoming deadlines.

Latest newsletters



Student Content Creators

Student Communications has a dedicated group of Student Content Creators who help to bring a student voice to our channels. They create videos, blogs and more on all sorts of student topics. Visit @UoR_Student on Instagram to see what they have been up to recently.