University of Reading
About us

The University of Reading is among the top 30 UK universities in world rankings (ranked 27th out of 90 UK universities featured in the QS World University Rankings 2022) and is home to 23,000 students from over 160 countries.

We offer a wide range of programmes from the pure and applied sciences to languages, humanities, social sciences, business and arts. New research and the latest thinking continually feed into our teaching, with our academic staff working at the forefront of their fields of expertise, and we remain one of the most popular higher education choices in the UK.

Study with us

The University of Reading makes a range of offers to best fit the different circumstances and experiences of our applicants.

We take a tailored approach to assessing each application to make the most appropriate offer, taking account of:

  • whether you’ve already completed your A Levels (or equivalent) or are still studying
  • the course you’ve applied for
  • the grades you achieved at GCSE level
  • your personal statement
  • whether the course you’re applying for requires you to attend an interview.