Keep on top of your University emails and Outlook calendar by downloading the Microsoft Office app. There is also a quick link to your Outlook emails and you can view your timetable on the UoR Student app
Available on both iOS and Android platforms, this app dedicated to improving your student experience and time in halls.
Through the app, you can:
view and register for events
register overnight visitors
collect your parcels and packages
report faults and maintenance issues
let your halls teams know you’re out of residence
access useful information such as your Halls A-Z Handbook, campus maps and the student resident agreement
Save with offers: access offers to use in Co-op Food stores every week.
Scan your card: earn or spend rewards and claim offers with your contactless digital card.
Support a cause: choose or change the cause you support and see how much they’ve raised.
Track your rewards: see how the rewards we put back into your membership account are adding up.
Donate your rewards: give all or some of what you’ve earned to help create lasting change in communities.
The NHS App provides a simple and secure way for you to access a range of NHS services:
order repeat prescriptions
book and manage appointments
view your GP health record to see information like your allergies and medicines
get your NHS COVID Pass
register your organ donation decision
view your NHS number
use NHS 111 online to answer questions and get instant advice or medical help near you
When you’re at university, it’s not always obvious what you should do if you have any concerns about your health. The Student Health App contains over 900 pages of reliable health information, including mental health advice.
The Student Health App offers plain-talking reassurance, info and advice on 125+ topics, including:
Mental health: How to tackle stress, depression and anxiety and how to manage self-harm and suicidal thoughts
First Aid & emergencies: Find out what to do next – from unconsciousness to asthma attacks, burns and head injury
Alcohol & drugs: Know the score on smoking, alcohol and common drugs – and how to manage a drug overdose
Love & relationships: Discover what’s to know about healthy relationships, abuse, contraception and sexually transmitted infections
Healthy living: How to stay healthy and well at uni – and how to keep active
Safety: How to be safe on nights out, prevent accidents and avoid online dangers
NHS: How to navigate NHS services effectively and choose services sensibly
Separate the money you have for bills, savings and spending to see exactly what you've got left each month. Squirrel can even look after your money and deliver it to you in weekly or monthly instalments.
Stay up to date on important safety and security issues around campus with the Callmy Alert app. After installation there is a simple verification process to follow and you’ll need to add the group name UoRalert
The app allows you to set up a BikeRegister account, register the details of your bike and upload images. There are over 900,000 bikes registered on the secure database.
The features of the BikeRegister app include: checking a cycle serial or frame number to see if a bike is stolen; registering bikes on the database; and viewing videos on how to mark and register cycles.
The MyWay App is a fantastic safety app to make sure you feel safe walking to and from lectures, back from Student Union nights, and to sports training sessions throughout your time at Reading.
The app has some super handy features including:
Automatic SMS text to an emergency contact to let them know you’re home safe.
Sharing location with friends and loved ones who can track your journey with your approval.
Motion sensors around campus, the student area and Reading Town Centre to let you know how many others are on roads to keep you informed.
Directions with options of walking and public transport
The official app for the University of Reading's SportsPark. Get up-to-date University of Reading SportsPark information, news, real-time access to our VO2 group exercise class timetable and bookings, including times, instructors, rooms and class description, offers, events and receive push notifications for important news right to your phone.
With the app, you’ll immediately know when there are new events or classes, VO2 fitness studio updates ensuring that you’ll never miss out.
Blackboard's Virtual Learning Environment. An app that helps you stay up to date with everything in your course.
• View updates to your courses and content
• Get notifications on course events and changes
• Take assignments and tests
• View marks for courses, assignments and tests
Track all your modules and grades, calculate your year and module weighted average and predict your future degree classification. You simply input your grades into the app to make grade calculating a straightforward process.
Forest is an app designed to help you stay focused on your work, not your phone. It’s helpful for doing coursework or revising for exams without getting distracted. With Forest, you plant digital trees by setting a timer, if you leave the app before the timer expires, the tree will die.
Doing #UoRBit is an online platform available to all students at the University of Reading where you can take part in activities to boost sustainability and wellbeing. Whether it's going veggie or recycling more - take part to earn Green Points, win prizes and get rewarded for your positive actions!
From planning your journey, to checking times and tracking your bus all the way through to paying using your phone, the Reading Buses app gives you everything you need for bus travel in and around Reading.
From live times and disruptions info to split tickets and price alerts for the cheapest tickets, the Trainline app gives you control of your journey. It makes train and coach travel across the UK and the rest of Europe easy.
Instantly compare your travel options in real-time across all transport modes globally! Easily navigate your city with turn-by-turn directions for all your public transport, walking, cycling and scooter trips. Covers cities like London only 30mins on the train from Reading.
Stay Alive is a pocket suicide prevention resource. You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.
You are only a few taps away from crisis support if you need it. Please take some time to browse its features and find the parts that work best for you. The app is totally free to use and confidential.
SAM is a non-profit, community-backed wellbeing app to help you monitor and manage your mental health, with self-help techniques to help with anxiety, depression, loneliness and coping. SAM is informed by clinical best practice and academic research.
It is normal to worry from time to time, however sometimes worry can become a problem in itself. This app provides you with the tools to interrupt the cycle of worry and to reduce feelings of stress or anxiety.