The University of Reading
Region: Northern Europe
Country/Region: United Kingdom
Found Year: 1892
Address: The University of Reading, PO Box 217, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AH, United Kingdom
Introduction

Introduction The University of Reading is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities and is in the top 1% worldwide (QS World University Rankings). We offer an outstanding experience for all of our students – inspiring students academically and equipping everyone for their next step after graduation, whether it be work or further study. We're a tight, bustling community where our students can make a big impact. We have high expectations of everyone, and help them reach their full potential. We offer over 200 flexible courses, teaching of the highest standard, and a wide range of opportunities, from studying abroad to learning languages to undertaking work placements. People often comment on the friendly and vibrant atmosphere here at Reading. It’s a place to meet new people from around the world and to build friendships that last a lifetime. There is a huge range of societies, sports clubs and volunteering opportunities to get involved with, alongside a busy social calendar organised by Reading University Students’ Union. From the beautiful campus the town centre is only a short walk away, and London is just half an hour by train. The possibilities are limitless. Vital Statistics About the University of Reading: • 8 subjects listed in the UK top 10 (Guardian University Guide 2017) • Over 150 years of history, with origins as a University of Oxford extension college • 98% of research rated of international standing/quality (REF 2014) • Our beautiful 130-hectare main campus, Whiteknights, has a Green Flag Award and was voted top campus space in the UK • 17,000 students from over 140 countries • 89% student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2015) • 94% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduating (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2014/15) • Three quarters of graduates in professional or managerial jobs just six months after graduating - well above average

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Atmospheric Science
5
Earth Sciences
51-75
Ecology
51-75
Food Science & Technology
76-100
Geography
101-150
Veterinary Sciences
101-150
Oceanography
151-200
Agricultural Sciences
151-200
Key Statistics
15950
Total Enrollment
4145(26.0%)
International Students
12320
Undergraduate Enrollment
2475(20.1%)
International Students
3630
Graduate Enrollment
1670(46.0%)
International Students