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upcoming Events

  •  Postgraduate teacher training information events
  •  Undergraduate open days
  •  Master's and PGCERT Senco open events
  • This page gives you information on Open Days, Teacher Training events, public lectures, concerts, art exhibitions and professional development events we host.

    Postgraduate teacher Training information  events

    Information events, covering all routes into teaching for Early Years, Primary and Secondary Postgraduate programmes.


    Although not an application requirement, we do recommend that all those wishing to apply for Initial Teacher Training attend one of these events where there is an opportunity to find out:

    • General information about training to become a teacher
    • Information about the School Direct and University PGCE programmes
    • Structure of courses
    • Entry requirements, deadlines and how to apply.

    Throughout the presentations, there are opportunities to ask questions.




     Monday 7 January 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 4 February 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 4 March 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 1 April 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 13 May 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 3 June 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24
     Monday 1 July 2019 16:00 Learning Hub, Building LO24

    Or for any further information please email us:

Undergraduate Open Days

Come to our Undergraduate Open Days and explore our beautiful campus, meet students and lecturers from all our courses, see our accommodation, and enjoy talks and taster lectures.


Master's & PGCert SENCo Open EVENTS


Master's visit afternoons:

  • Wednesday 20 February 2019, 12:00 - 16:00

Visit evenings:

Join us at one of our  master's and PGCert SENCo information evenings, which usually run from 16:00 - 18:00. Refreshments provided.

If you wish to join an event or be placed on a list for future events, please email

  • Monday 28 January 2019

  • Monday 13 May 2019

  • Monday 8 July 2019


We offer workshops for both Primary and Secondary NQTs.
You will have the opportunity to visit MERL (The Museum of English Rural Life) and the renowned Learning Hub at our London Road campus.

NQT event Flyer (PDF - 143 KB)

The Institute of Education Public Lecture Series

The Institute of Education is delighted to present occasional public lectures, given by visiting academics and University of Reading Professors on a range of topics that affect the world of education today.

Please check back here for up-to-date information on upcoming lectures.

Please note: Although admission is free, it is essential to book. Sign up to our invitation list:

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