A Taste of UK Higher Education

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A Taste of UK Higher Education is a full-time intensive course in Academic English, British Culture, and Business studies.

If you are a student, 17 years old or above, with an intermediate level of English (CEFR B2-C1*) and are interested in coming to study in the UK in the future or would like to improve their Academic English skills and/or learn more about Business studies then this course would be perfect for you.

Course Benefits:

In addition to staying on the beautiful campus of the University of Reading in the historic town of Reading, there will be a weekend daytrip, which may be to London, Oxford, Bath or Windsor and other activities including local outings in Reading and the surrounding area.

Students will also complete enrolment which provides them with a University email address; access to the library's hard-copy materials and e-resources; access to the Self-Access Centre for Language Learning (SACLL); a campus card which provides various discounts around campus; and a unique student number and username so they can access campus computers and the University Wi-Fi.

Why study at Reading?

The University of Reading is ranked in the top 200 universities worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2018) and is among the UK's most research-intensive institutions. The University's International Study and Language Institute (ISLI) provide students with the opportunity to develop their language and academic study skills as a means of enhancing their academic potential and increasing their employability.

Reading is conveniently located near Heathrow airport, London and Oxford.


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