University of Reading
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7.1 / 10 Overall Satisfaction
(based on ratings in 2016)
In a few words
"I get regular emails from the careers centre and there is special career help tailored to each school, including a placement adviser. I also get talks from guest speakers as well as individual feedback on job aspirations and lots of general talks."
Quality of facilities
7.7 / 10
Night life
7 / 10
Student union
6.8 / 10
Quality of teaching
7.4 / 10
Structure of courses
7.3 / 10
Preparation for a job
6.9 / 10

What students say about...

Location of university

"Reading has a very convenient position: 30 minutes from London and in the Thames..."

Night life

"There's a large high street and the Oracle shopping centre for all your shopping..."

Clubs and social environment

"Sports are worth getting into. A Wednesday union night is lively with sports and..."

Diverse backgrounds

"Reading has a scholars programme that encourages people from different backgrounds..."

Careers services

"Placement advice and help have been fabulous. Lots of contact and support. Not so..."


"The course is really varied so you can choose what you study. Also, the labs and..."


"The cost. Not just tuition but also prices of everyday items around campus."

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