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Interview Information

Congratulations on being selected for an interview at the University of Reading.

Please take some time to review all the information below to help you prepare for your interview.

For your interview:

  • We are a Disability Confident Committed Level 1 employer. If you require any reasonable adjustments for your interview, please let the interview organiser know.
  • Use the STAR method to plan your answers: STAR Method
  • Our values and behaviours:  Strategy
  • Code of Good Practice  Code of Good Practice
  • If you identify as female, may be able to assist with their Interview Dressing and Preparation Services
  • For interview expenses, please see Interview Expenses 2024

About the University and working here


  • Please see here for more information regarding UK Visas and Immigration if applicable.
  • Please note: The University permits reimbursement of visa costs on behalf of employees only where grant funding is available for research purpose, otherwise it is the responsibility of the employee to cover the cost of visas
  • Your original right to work documents will need to be seen in person prior to you commencing employment Document Checking
  • Some posts require a DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service) DBS

If you are offered the post, these links give you more information on how the University of Reading can support you:

If you are considering relocating to Reading, these websites may be useful: