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University of Reading

University of Reading



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The University of Reading is the ideal destination for those looking to study in the UK and achieve their academic and career goals.

  • Top 200 university (QS World University Rankings 2018)
  • 98% of our research is internationally recognised (REF 2014)
  • GBP500m+ capital investment in top facilities

About University of Reading

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About Reading

About Reading

The University of Reading, based in the UK, is a truly international community of more than 5000 international students from over 140 countries.

The University was established in 1892 and originated as a University of Oxford extension college. Today, it is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2018) and holds a world-class reputation for the quality of its teaching, research and links to business.

The University of Reading is the ideal destination for students looking to study in the UK and achieve their academic and career goals, with 94% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduating (DLHE 2015/16 HEFCE Employment Performance Indicator).

Study Options

Students can choose from over 350 undergraduate and postgraduate courses taught by leading academics.


Reading’s main campus at Whiteknights has won 7 Green Flag Awards and is one of the top public spaces in the UK. As well as its three UK campuses, there is also the University of Reading's Malaysia campus and Henley Business School South Africa. View more details…

Student Support

Throughout their time at the University of Reading, students will be offered a range of support and development services to ensure they stay happy and healthy, increase their employability and reach their full potential.

Student Speak

“I have confidence in my degree next year now after taking the IFP year and I think that my language has improved a lot since I came here to study. If you want to experience something nice, then come to Reading, it’s really worth your visit.”

- Hai Tran – Vietnam

Winner of the 2013 IFP award for Excellence, now studying Pharmacy at Reading

“The University of Reading has a great reputation for their academic courses. The most enjoyable thing is that there are a lot of international students from all over the world, and you can learn about their culture – and they can learn about yours.”

- Yazeed Al Ghuraibi – Saudi Arabia

International Foundation Programme student


Reading offers quality accommodation in its halls of residence, which include rooms of all types and at a range of prices. Students can live in an en-suite room, in a traditional hall around a courtyard or in a shared flat in a modern residential block. Each hall has its own character, offering a secure environment in which to truly make oneself at home.

Career Support

Whatever course students choose at the University of Reading, they'll have the option to do a placement. ​Over 50% of its undergraduates choose to do a placement year as part of their degree; others carry out a shorter internship or gain work experience in their own time. Read More…

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Here's what Indian students are saying about their experience at University of Reading.

What Indian students say

When asked, 100% of reviewers recommend University of Reading

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Anonymous 4

Bridging the Information Gap

The Business Informatics course bridges the gap between Information systems, management and business courses. This course has given me an excellent understanding of information management, IT and systems consultancy. Bas read full review
Diana, United Kingdom 4

You will have a great time here !!!

The university offered the right course fro me a joint degree in computer science and cybernetics, covering all the usual computer science topics plus virtual reality and robotics.

Matt, United Kingdom 4

Reading - Forefront of international research

Choosing where to study for a postgraduate course can be a daunting prospect. Luckily, the decision was easy when I decided to pursue a course at the University of Reading.

Michael, United Kingdom 4

Spring board to an international business career

To anyone thinking about taking a postgraduate degree, I would say that you really need to do your homework. Talk to current students, professors and alumni, look at league tables and speak to employers to get their pers read full review
Amarpreet, India 4

BSc International Securities, Investment and Banking

My university programme was excellent. They covered an extensive range. There were no scholarships available for international students. English food can be rather blunt and tasteless at times!

Junaid, India 4


My advice would be make the best of your time, study well, but make sure to have fun as well.

Sai, India 5

MA in Linguistic Research

The experience of studying here has been very good. The application process was quite simple. After coming to Reading, adjusting here has not been very difficult, especially because of friends and the staff as well. Ever read full review
Joginder, India 4

B.Sc Food biotechnology

It¿s a great place to study if the course is good ¿ as always.

Dhamayanti, India 4

PhD Animal and Microbial Sciences

I was very happy with supervisory support that I received at Reading.

Latha, India 3

PhD in Pharmacy

To Indians coming here, 'come with a scholarship, check your departmental facilities before coming here and choose good supervisors from the information available on university website'.

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