The University of Reading, a public research university in Reading, Berkshire received the university status in 1926. Spread across the town of reading, the university has pioneered the introduction of Schools of Arts and Science in it.
The university of Reading has over 17,500 students currently. It has over 350 different courses taught under the faculties such as Humanities, Business Studies, Arts and Theatre, Philosophy and other social sciences, Agriculture, Animal Sciences, Basic Science and commerce degrees, Ecology, Social issues, foreign languages, history, performing Arts and Artificial Intelligence etc.
This university is known for its different approach and hence one can find various offbeat study programmes along with all the traditional degrees.The time higher education has ranked the University of Reading amongst the top 1% in the world. The university has also won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for higher education four times in the past. It has been considered as one of the top 10 UK intensive research universities.
The campuses in the Reading town are within walking or cycling distance from all the important stations. The accommodation to students is provided on campus or near the campus hence students are encouraged to use the eco-friendly mode of transport.Students can also avail car parking services or take bus or a train to reach the main campus of the university.