If there are circumstances beyond your control that prevent you from enrolling before this time, please do so as soon as you can. You can enrol late, but you may have missed some teaching sessions and will need to catch up. You will not be able to commence your studies until enrolment has been completed, so you must complete enrolment as soon as you can upon arrival at Reading.
Below are cut off dates for enrolment.
- International students must enrol by the latest acceptance date stated on your Confirmation of Acceptance for studies (CAS).
- Most Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes have a latest enrolment date of Friday 13 October, 2023. Please note there are some exceptions, such as Physician Associate Studies or Postgraduate Teacher Training, where the start date is earlier and late enrolment cannot usually be accommodated.
- Postgraduate Research Students are asked to refer to the start dates listed on your offer letter.
Enrolment instructions for late arrivals
If you arrive on or after Monday 25th September:
UK & Irish Nationals
Please make sure you bring a form of photo ID such as a passport, driving licence, provisional licence.
- Monday 25 September- Friday 06 October: 10am-4pm: Palmer Building (Mon-Fri only)
- Monday 09 to Friday 13 October: 10am-1pm, 2-4pm: Carrington Building
All other Nationalities
- You should first go to the Miller Building (South Entrance Only) to visit the Admissions Team between 9am-4.30pm, Monday-Friday only.
Please make sure you bring along your passport/travel document and evidence of current Immigration permission in the form of a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), visa, E-visa with Share Code generated for verification.
- Following this, you can visit the below locations to complete enrolment:
Monday 25th September- Friday 6th October: 10am-4pm: Palmer Building (Monday-Friday only)
Monday 9th- Friday 13th October: 10am-1pm, 2pm-4pm: Carrington Building
Please make sure you bring along your passport/travel document and evidence of current Immigration permission in the form of a Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), visa or E-visa with Share Code generated for verification or evidence of a Visa Application. If your passport was not stamped when you entered the UK we will also need evidence of your travel (boarding card, ticket, travel booking). This can be hard copy or shown on your phone or electronic device. If you are unable to bring any of the required evidence, please contact the International Student Advisory team before travelling to University for advice on what alternative documents may be accepted.
Student's planning to live in Halls will need to also need notify the Accommodation Office of their planned arrival date: 0118 200 5011 or email.
Here is round-up of key welcome information shared in welcome week talks and introductions sessions: UoR Welcome Introduction slides 2023