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University of Reading

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  • SIZE> 12,000 students

  • AGEMature

  • STATUS Private

  • RESEARCH High

  • FOCUS Comprehensive

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The University of Reading is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities and is in the top 1% worldwide. We offer an outstanding experience for all of our students – inspiring students academically and equipping everyone for their next step after graduation, whether it be work or further study.

We're a tight, bustling community where our students can make a big impact. We have high expectations of everyone, and help them reach their full potential.

We offer over 150 postgraduate taught courses, teaching of the highest calibre, and a multitude of opportunities, from studying abroad to learning languages to undertaking work placements.

People often comment on the friendly and vibrant atmosphere here at Reading. It’s a place to meet new people from around the world and to build friendships that last a lifetime. There is a huge range of societies, sports clubs and volunteering opportunities to get involved with, alongside a busy social calendar organised by Reading University Students’ Union. From the beautiful campus the town centre is only a short walk away, and London is just half an hour by train. The possibilities are limitless.

=202
2014
=156
2015
175
2016
  • 50.00
    Overall Score
  • 38.6
    Academic Reputation
  • 52.2
    Employer Reputation
  • 38.2
    Faculty Student
  • 61.8
    Citations per Faculty
  • 89
    International Faculty
  • 93.8
    International Students
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2014
19
2015
12
2016
10
2017
  • 81.60
    Overall Score
  • 87.2
    Academic Reputation
  • 90.8
    Citations per Paper
  • 37.6
    Employer Reputation
  • 80.4
    H-index Citations
201+
2016
Graduate Employability Ranking
  • 51.1
    Employer-Student Connections
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Number of academic faculty staff

In total
1,201
International
396

Number of students

13,047
Postgraduate 27%
Undergraduate 73%

Number of international students

4,035
Postgraduate 51%
Undergraduate 49%
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The numbers, stats, stars and rankings data are provided by QS Intelligence Unit.