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

Academic Ranking of World Universities
301-400
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
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2017
201-300
2018
301-400
2019
201-300
2020
301-400
2021
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