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Fed up with over-commercialised, wallet-haemorrhaging festivals? Tired of watching methedrone-induced teenagers brawling with security guards? If so, Fieldview Festival may be for you.

Fieldview Festival: Simple pleasures

Fed up with over-commercialised, wallet-haemorrhaging festivals? Tired of watching methedrone-induced teenagers brawling with security guards? If so, Fieldview Festival may be for you.

Ever since its inception in 1970 Glastonbury has been unique amongst UK festivals. Aside from showcasing the very best in contemporary music and performing arts from around the globe, the festival remains dedicated to helping those less fortunate than its guests and every year donates over £2 million to charity. One such charity is Oxfam with whom the festival has been working with since 1993, and in my first year at Glastonbury it was from behind the fluorescent orange tabard of steward E599 that I came to witness the biggest and best festival on the planet.

Glastonbury 2011: From behind the tabard

Ever since its inception in 1970 Glastonbury has been unique amongst UK festivals. Aside from showcasing the very best in contemporary music and performing arts from around the globe, the festival remains dedicated to helping those less fortunate than its guests and every year donates over £2 million to charity. One such charity is Oxfam with whom the festival has been working with since 1993, and in my first year at Glastonbury it was from behind the fluorescent orange tabard of steward E599 that I came to witness the biggest and best festival on the planet.

A third of students at the University of Reading live in unsafe and poorly maintained accommodation according to a new borough-wide survey.

UNITE survey shows student housing unsafe

A third of students at the University of Reading live in unsafe and poorly maintained accommodation according to a new borough-wide survey.

Ever wondered how fit you are? How you stack up against the rest of the lads? Or whether your girlfriend is more attractive than your sister? Now you can courtesy of fitsort.com, the new phenomenon sweeping the Facebook community.

Fitsort.com: Harmless fun?

Ever wondered how fit you are? How you stack up against the rest of the lads? Or whether your girlfriend is more attractive than your sister? Now you can courtesy of fitsort.com, the new phenomenon sweeping the Facebook community.

In a job market clouded with uncertainty studying abroad can be an exciting an often life-changing opportunity for young people today. I caught up with fellow student Richard Butters, who is currently spending his third year abroad in Singapore, to find out what student life on the other side of the globe is really like.

A View from the East

In a job market clouded with uncertainty studying abroad can be an exciting an often life-changing opportunity for young people today. I caught up with fellow student Richard Butters, who is currently spending his third year abroad in Singapore, to find out what student life on the other side of the globe is really like.

The University of Reading has awarded almost £820,000 to its highest achieving students to help with the cost of their studies.

Hard work pays off for students

The University of Reading has awarded almost £820,000 to its highest achieving students to help with the cost of their studies.

According to research by the University of Reading, couples with children have a poorer diet than those without

Childless couples have healthier diets than families, says University research

According to research by the University of Reading, couples with children have a poorer diet than those without

The University of Reading is set to welcome some of the world’s leading figures in science for the biggest science education conference and exhibition in Europe.

University hosts largest science education conference in Europe

The University of Reading is set to welcome some of the world’s leading figures in science for the biggest science education conference and exhibition in Europe.

Researchers from the University of Reading have found that eating turkey in the future could lead to a healthier heart.

Christmas dinner could reduce the risk of heart disease

Researchers from the University of Reading have found that eating turkey in the future could lead to a healthier heart.

The University of Reading has awarded an Honorary Degree to an eminent archaeologist and geologist, and recognised the sporting achievements of one of its alumni at this year's December Graduation Ceremony.

University honours Ashes hero and renowned professor

The University of Reading has awarded an Honorary Degree to an eminent archaeologist and geologist, and recognised the sporting achievements of one of its alumni at this year's December Graduation Ceremony.

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