University of Reading

The University of Reading was established in 1892, and is now ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (QS University World Rankings 2015/16), with a world-class reputation for the quality of our teaching, research and links to business. Our ground breaking research tackles the planet's most pressing challenges, and we have a strong reputation in multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations which deliver real life impact.

Home to 17,000 students, our award-winning campuses house contemporary study facilities, halls of residence, support services, cafés and bars. We have a global presence – with our Whiteknights and London Road campuses in Reading, Henley Business School at our Greenlands campus in Henley-upon-Thames, Henley Business School (South Africa) in Johannesburg, and the University of Reading Malaysia in Iskandar.

The University is above the sector average for overall satisfaction for teaching. 91% of students say staff are good at explaining their subject and 85% that they make their subject interesting; 89% say that staff are that enthusiastic about what they are teaching; and 89% that the course is intellectually stimulating. 92% of students would recommend the University of Reading to others with 85% satisfaction with the students' union achieved - above the sector at 69%, and resulting in Reading being ranked in 10th position out of 157 higher education institutions.

The University of Reading celebrates the 90th anniversary of its Royal Charter this year. Over the decades we have become innovators and pioneers, pushing academic boundaries and leading social change which is why we are so proud of what our University stands for. Come and study at Reading where your opportunities here are truly Limitless.

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