The University of Reading

www.reading.ac.uk

About The University of Reading

Our mission is to educate talented people well, to conduct outstanding research, and to promote the responsible application of new knowledge.

The University of Reading is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world. We are a global university that enjoys a world-class reputation for teaching, research and enterprise.

The University was established in 1892, received its Royal Charter in 1926, and has developed into a leading force in British and international higher education. We deliver a world-class student experience, research-led teaching and our graduate employability record is excellent.

The numbers of our students going on to higher level study is well above the national average. The University continues to evolve, reflecting an ever-changing world, which drives the development of our areas of research excellence and strength. We are committed to maintaining a supportive, challenging and high-quality experience for students and staff alike and to preserving the heritage and beauty of some of the most beautiful university campuses in the UK.

If you are considering joining us at Reading as a member of staff or student you can be sure of a very warm welcome..

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

33/12335/121

The Guardian

29/12132/119

The Complete University Guide

26/12927/127

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    • City Centre
    • University

    The University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH

    Telephone: 0118 378 8619
    Email: student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk
    Website: www.reading.ac.uk

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    4,665

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    10,315

    Total Non-UK Students:

    3,985

    Total Part Time Students:

    1,875

    Total Full Time Students:

    13,100

    Total Student Population:

    14,980

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

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