Find out more about our award winning campuses at the University of Reading.
Read about the University of Reading's capital investments and campus improvement programme.
Economic and Social Impact Report
We make a significant economic, social and cultural contribution to Reading and the Thames Valley, as well as the UK and other locations in the world.Find out more about our economic and social impact (PDF 1,158KB).
League table rankings
|QS World University Rankings 2020
||205th worldwide and 29th in the UK
|The Complete University Guide 2020||40th in the UK|
|The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020||Joint 38th in the UK
|2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings||201-250 in the world and joint 29th in the UK|
Monday 30 September (Monday 23 September for new students) - Friday 13 December 2019
Monday 13 January - Friday 27 March 2020
Monday 20 April - Friday 12 June 2020
Closure days and public holidays
- Monday 26 August 2019 - public holiday
- Monday 23 December 2019 - closure day
- Tuesday 24 December 2019 - closure day
- Wednesday 25 December 2019 - public holiday
- Thursday 26 December 2019 - public holiday
- Friday 27 December 2019 - closure day
- Monday 30 December 2019 - closure day
- Tuesday 31 December 2019 - closure day
- Wednesday 1 January 2020 - public holiday
- Thursday 9 April 2020 - closure day
- Friday 10 April 2020 - public holiday
- Monday 13 April 2020 - public holiday
- Friday 8 May 2020 - public holiday
- Monday 25 May 2020 - public holiday
- Monday 31 August 2020 - public holiday
The local area
Whether you are a sports fan, love a good comedy club or just want a night out with friends, Reading has something for you.
Policies and Corporate Publications
The Student Contract
University is a partnership between us and you. To find out about your rights and responsibilities as a student, visit our Student Contract page.