A green education at Reading?

porky's picture

As if Reading Uni here in the UK didn't already offer enough reasons to study type there, this is from today's Guardian:

Bright sparks

Reading University has become the seventh in the country to turn to green power following pressure from students to switch to 100% renewable sources such as wind- and water-generated electricity. Tom Chance, coordinator of the Go Green campaign at Reading, says: "After two years of campaigning for the university to go green, we are ecstatic it has made this huge step to helping the environment." Oxford, Bradford, Sussex, Loughborough, Huddersfield and Sheffield Hallam universities have already changed to renewables.</font>

vincent_connare's picture

and the lecture room won't smell so mouldy anymore. But I'm sure the Agriculture department can do some testing on the orange seats.

Reading Univ. has a ton of Agra Food or Greek students.. the biggest department in the school.

nadine_chahine's picture

>Let's hope this means the typography department will now get proper heating during the winter and air conditioning during the summer. :^P

You should have been there for the heat wave in August 2003. It hit a record of 38.1 degrees only 4 days before the submission of our practical...

Miss Tiffany's picture

Let's hope this means the typography department will now get proper heating during the winter and air conditioning during the summer. :^P

Miss Tiffany's picture

ACH! Yikes!

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