University of Reading, Reading, United Kingdom

Reading, United Kingdom

  • 1892

  • 5000

    International Students
  • 14

    No. of Programs
  • 205

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation


History, Affiliations & Rankings

The University of Reading was established in 1892 as University College, Reading and received its university status in 1926. The University of Reading is a public institution that is considered as one of the UK’s leading research-intensive institutions. As per the QS World University Rankings 2020, the University of Reading is one of the top 30 universities in the UK. 

Infrastructure, Campus & Courses

The University of Reading has majorly four campuses. Three of them are present in the UK including the Whiteknights campus, Greenlands campus and London Road campus. The university has another campus at Iskandar Malaysia that was opened in February 2016. The various campuses of the University of Reading also feature a film theatre, a sports park, four museums, lakes, 300,000 plant specimens, a cherry tree orchard and meadows. In fact, students can find over 1,400 species of plants, animals and fungi at the Whiteknights campus of the University of Reading. The wide range of programmes offered at the university that encompass Social Sciences, Arts, Pure & Applied Sciences, Humanities, Languages and Business are the attraction factor for international students. 

Accomplishments & Alumni

98 percent of the University of Reading’s research has been rated of international standing by the Research Excellence Framework. The university has a very strong global presence. One of Reading’s business schools is located in Johannesburg, while the other one is in Malaysia. The university has also established a joint Academy with Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology in China. 

Student Diversity & Visiting Companies

The University of Reading is home to more than 17,000 students that come from 150 different countries around the globe. 


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University of Reading

Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading Berkshire, RG6 6AH United Kingdom | +44 (0) 118 378 3872 |

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