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Based on the London Road campus of the University of Reading, ONCAMPUS Reading is within easy reach of central London.

 

The University of Reading is an outstanding educational institution with an internationally renowned reputation for excellence in teaching and research - with 98% being of international standing*.

International students can enrol on numerous pathways via the Undergraduate Foundation Programme (UFP), a few of these are studied in London, with the Art & Design and Business pathways studied in Reading. There are also new Master's pathways available which have been added to our existing Art & Design pathway - all delivered in Reading.

All pathways are offered with a guaranteed opportunity for progression to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at this historic UK university.

*Based on submissions judged to be world-leading, internationally excellent and internationally recognised in overall quality by REF 2014).

Why University of Reading?

Progression to the Triple Accredited Henley Business School

27th

out of 84 UK universities
(QS World University Rankings 2022)


6th

in the UK for Art and Design
(Complete University Guide 2022)

  • 202nd in the world and 27th in the UK (QS World Rankings 2022).
  • The University of Reading is home to 22,000 students from over 160 countries.
  • The main campus, Whiteknights, is set in 130 hectares of beautiful parkland with easy access to London.
  • £500m investment in student accommodation, teaching and research facilities.
  • The SportsPark features extensive indoor and outdoor facilities and includes the 145-station VO2 fitness studio.
  • Four-time winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize for Higher Education.
90 Years of Excellence<br> at the University of Reading
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90 Years of Excellence
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Reading is internationally recognised for excellence in:

Business and Economics

  • World-renowned Henley Business School, triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA AND EQUIS) set in the beautiful Whiteknights campus.
  • 2nd in the UK for Land and Property Management (Complete University Guide 2022)
  • 5th in the UK for graduate career prospects in Business, Management and Marketing (Guardian University Guide 2021)
  • 25th in the UK for Accounting and Finance (Complete University Guide 2021)
  • 17th in the UK and top 25 in Europe for Economics (EduRank 2022)
  • Top 15 in the UK for Marketing (Complete University Guide 2022.
  • Industry connections include BMW, British Airways, BT, Capita, Citi, Cushman Wakefield, Deloitte, Disney, EY, HSBC, KPMG, Microsoft, Oracle, Porsche, SAP and Savills. 

Art and Design

  • 6th in the UK for Art and Design (Complete University Guide 2022)
  • The department can trace its roots to 1860 and the founding of Reading School of Art.
  • Partnered with the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) and professional links with the Arts Council, Frieze Art Fair, Seoul Institute of Arts, Studio Voltaire, Tate Modern, Victoria and Albert Museum.
  • Facilities include: 24-hour studio, student-run art gallery, digital media suites, audio-visual studio, wood and metal workshop, photographic darkrooms.

Film and Media

  • 97% of graduates in work and/or study 15 months after the end of their course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18)
  • Reading pioneered the teaching of film studies in British Higher Education more than four decades ago.
  • Professional partnerships with AusStage (Australia), the BBC, BFI (British Film Institute), Cinemateca Brasileira (Brazil), Fujitsu, IbsenStage (Norway), and RFT (Reading Film Theatre).
  • Over 100 performances, films and television programmes are created in the Department each year.
  • Facilities include three theatre spaces, a high-tech digital cinema, dedicated recording studio and mixing suites, a film and television studio, and suite of cutting rooms.
  • Well-known alumni include multi-award winning musician and broadcaster Jamie Cullum; President of SyFy (formerly Sci Fi Channel) Dave Howe; award-winning film director Robin Bextor and former BBC Radio 1 film critic Rhianna Dhillon.

Life Sciences

  • Top 25 in the UK for Pharmacology and Pharmacy (Complete University Guide 2022)
  • 11th in the UK for Food Science (Complete University Guide 2022)

Environmental Sciences

  • Top 10 in the UK and top 30 in the world for Earth and Marine Sciences (Guardian University Guide 2022; QS World Rankings 2022).
  • Access to world-class facilities such as University Farms, The Herbarium, Chemical Analysis Facility and more.
  • 3rd in the UK and 11th in the World for Agriculture and Forestry (Complete University Guide 2022; QS World Rankings 2022).

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