Reading University

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.

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 leading the way in multidisciplinary work in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, housed in a new £17 million centre, for example.

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.


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Key facts

  • Ranked in the top 1% (According to the QS World University Rankings 2014‐15)

  • 98% of the University's research was rated as being of international standing (Research Excellence Framework 2014)