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UCAS code: R12

The University of Reading is a global university that enjoys a world-class reputation for teaching, research and enterprise.
The University was established in 1892, received its Royal Charter in 1926, and has developed into a leading force in British and international higher education. 

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How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

59%

MED

Sporty

69%

MED

Political

55%

MED

Varied union activities

78%

HIGH

Diverse local nightlife

67%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £22k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 95% MED
Student satisfaction score 81%

Number of students

19,400

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

64%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

5%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

46%

of students are male

Young / Mature

12%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

19%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

86 comments (17 students)
    • Overall

      Five stars: Excellent

      2023, 3rd year student, Politics

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    • Student Union

      Four stars: Great

      2023, 3rd year student, Politics

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    • Course

      Three stars: Good

      2023, 2nd year student, Business And Management

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    • Finances

      Three stars: Good

      2023, 2nd year student, Business And Management

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    • Overall

      Three stars: Good

      2023, 2nd year student, Business And Management

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    • Student Union

      Three stars: Good

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