The University of Reading is a global university that enjoys a world-class reputation for teaching, research and enterprise. It delivers outstanding student experience, research-led teaching and its graduate employability record is excellent. The numbers of Reading students going on to higher level study is well above the national average.
Established in 1892, the University received its Royal Charter in 1926, and has developed into a leading force in British and international higher education. It continues to evolve, reflecting an ever-changing world, which drives the development of its areas of research excellence and strength. The University of Reading is leading the way in multidisciplinary work in biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, housed in a new £17 million centre, for example.
The University is committed to maintaining a supportive, challenging and high-quality experience for students and staff alike and to preserving the heritage and beauty of some of the most beautiful university campuses in the UK.