University of Reading


Learn more about the subject you're passionate about from world-class experts. You'll have the opportunity to collaborate with them, working on cutting-edge research and deepening your own knowledge in the process.

We're in the top 1% of universities worldwide (QS rankings 2014)

  • Innovative courses – taught by leading experts
  • Career management – included as standard in all our degrees
  • Work placements – every course includes a placement option
  • Research experience – work with academics in real research projects
  • Language skills – whatever you study you can learn a language. We also have excellent English language support for international students.
  • Time abroad – opportunities to study or work overseas
  • Volunteering – numerous opportunities to learn skills and make a difference
  • Job opportunities – our Job Shop helps you find part-time work while you study to improve your skills and build your network
  • Connections – 100,000 alumni all over the world

I chose the University of Reading as it has an outstanding reputation as being the leading institution for my subject. It offers students first-class support and great links with industry, as well as stimulating, challenging and relevant courses.

88% of our research rated of international standing

Campus life

One of the best things about the University of Reading is campus life – your chance to enjoy a safe and beautiful environment and a community atmosphere, with everything you want on the doorstep.
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The staff in my department are friendly and, most importantly, approachable. It makes a real difference when you know that there are people who will give you support, help and advice when you need it.

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In the National Student Survey 2013, 90% of final year undergraduates said that they found their courses intellectually stimulating.