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The Calendar 2017-18

Introduction to the Calendar

The Calendar is produced annually and published in Autumn each year. It contains key information about the University, including key staff, contact details and policies and procedures.
The Calendar will be maintained throughout the academic year. Newer versions may be uploaded throughout the year. It will be made clear which version is 'live'.



Section A contains the full list of Addresses for the University.

University Addresses


Section B contains term dates, open days, Graduation and dates of calendared meetings.

Meetings List 2017-18

The University Session consists of three Terms (Autumn, Spring and Summer). For some students in the Institute of Education the dates of Terms in 2018-19 will differ. Dates of Terms for the session 2018-19, and provision dates of Terms for future Sessions can be found here.


Section C contains a list of the Officers of the University.

Officers of the University

See also:

Visit the University Court webpages

To see the Timetabling Calendar which includes week numbers and term dates visit the Central Room Booking and Timetabling website.


Section D contains a list of key University, Schools and Central Services Staff with relevant website addresses for full lists of staff.

Schools and Central Services


Section E contains the Charter of Incorporation of the University

Charter of Incorporation


Section F contains the Ordinances of the University.



Section G contains University Policies.

Academic Integrity and Academic Misconduct

Diversity Policies which include:
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Policy Statement on Harassment

Entrance Requirements

External Speaker Policy

Fitness to Practise 2017-18

Fitness to Study 2017-18

Fitness to Study 2017-18 (PGR)

Freedom of Speech

Code of Good Practice (Valuing Ourselves and Others)

which include:
- Freedom of Information and Environmental Information Regulations Policy
- Data Protection Policy
- Copyright Policy
- Information Security Policy
- University Records Management Policy

Regulations for the Use of the University's IT Facilities and Systems

Code of Practice on Intellectual Property

Policy Statement on the Promotion of Racial Equality

Procedures Relating to Student Appeals Committee

Regulations for Academic and Official Costume

Regulations for Student Conduct

Student Complaints Procedure

Student Disciplinary Procedure

Students' Union Code of Practice

Rules for the Use of the University' Sports Facilities can be found on the SportsPark website:


Section H contains information relating to Fees.



Section I contains information on Studentships, Scholarships, Exhibitions and Prizes available, the Friends of the University of Reading and University Societies.

Societies, Funds and Trusts

Accessing the calendar

Some of the sections of the Calendar on the web are in pdf format and so you will need to have a copy of Adobe Acrobat installed on your computer. If you do not have the Acrobat, you can download a free copy from the Adobe Acrobat Reader website.

Things to do now


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