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 2018
||Joint 188th worldwide and 28th in the UK
|The Complete University Guide 2019||32nd in the UK|
|The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019||40th in the UK|
|The Guardian University Guide 2019||46th in the UK
|2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings||201-250 in the world and joint 30th in the UK|
Monday 1 October (Monday 24 September for new students) - Friday 14 December 2018
Monday 14 January - Friday 29 March 2019
Tuesday 23 April - Friday 14 June 2019
Closure days and public holidays
- Tuesday 1 January 2019 - Public holiday
- Wednesday 17 April 2019 - Closure day (not Greenlands)
- Thursday 18 April 2019 - Closure day (not Greenlands)
- Friday 19 April 2019 - Public holiday
- Monday 22 April 2019 - Public holiday
- Monday 6 May 2019 - Public holiday
- Monday 27 May 2019 - Public holiday
- Monday 26 August 2019 - 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.