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Virtual Undergraduate Open Day

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Saturday 20 June 2020 open day

Timings

Starts at: 11:00
Finishes at: 14:00

Departments open

All academic departments represented as well as Accommodation and Catering, Student finance, Admissions, Careers, Study Abroad and our Students' Union.

Location

University of Reading

Booking requirements

Yes, booking needed

Booking help

opendays@reading.ac.uk

Further details

Our undergraduate Virtual Open Days give you the opportunity to find out about the University. You can meet other students, chat to academics, attend sample lectures and join a virtual accommodation tour. We run over 250 undergraduate courses, all of which are represented on Open Days. Find out for yourself what makes our Open Days so great that 98% of our visitors in 2019 rated our Open Days as good or excellent.


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Profile

Overview

The University of Reading is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. 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 200 flexible 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.

About us:
• 7 courses listed in the UK top 10 (Complete University Guide 2016)
• Over 150 years of history, with origins as a University of Oxford extension college
• 98% of research rated of international standing/quality - REF 2014
• 30 minutes to central London and 40 minutes to Heathrow airport
• Our beautiful 130-hectare main campus, Whiteknights, has a Green Flag Award and was voted top campus space in the UK

About our students:
• 18,000 students from over 150 countries
• 83% student satisfaction (National Student Survey 2018)
• 94% of graduates in work or further study six months after graduating (Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016)
• 73% of graduates in professional or managerial jobs just six months after graduating - well above average

Your time at Reading:
• Over 200 courses to choose from, including many opportunities to combine subjects
• You’ll be taught by top academics with a rare passion for their subject
• 1-2-1 academic support
• Opportunities to study and work abroad
• Work placements and language learning for every student
• Jobshop for part-time jobs and professional careers advice, even after you graduate
• Over 100 societies and 50 sports clubs to join
• Great social life on campus and in Reading town, which is within walking distance, or take one of the buses from the Whiteknights campus, which run every seven minutes.

University of Reading


Contact Information

Contact
Nyola Stewart 
Department
Global Recruitment Team UK 
Address
University of Reading
Whiteknights
PO Box 217
Reading
RG6 6AH 
Telephone
0118 378 3852 
E-Mail
opendays@reading.ac.uk 
Home Page
www.reading.ac.uk 
Open Day Page
www.reading.ac.uk/opendays 
Booking Page
www.reading.ac.uk/opendays 
Travel Page
www.reading.ac.uk/maps/ 

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