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University Of Reading

School Profile:

Founded in 1892, the University of Reading was formerly known as the College of Arts and Sciences. It was officially upgraded to a university in 1926. Today, it is a top institution integrating research and teaching, ranking 34th in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. The university's outstanding teaching achievements have been recognized by all walks of life, and it has been awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prizes for Higher and Further Education for four years. The school has about 20,000 students, including about 4,000 international students, from 150 countries. At present, the school has invested about 500 million pounds, constantly striving to optimize the campus environment of the four main campuses, and spent 30 million pounds to renovate the London campus to provide students with more learning resources. In recent years, the school has added an additional fund of about 200 million pounds, and completed the renovation of the school's library, business school and science building in 2019. The school also has an International Capital Market Association Center (ICMA), which provides top-notch facilities for students interested in financial trading.


Subject introduction:

The school's business school (Henley Business School) is familiar, and it has won awards from three business school evaluation associations - EQUIS, AMBA and AACSB, awarded to excellent schools. In addition, the University's Building, Food Science, Land and Property Management and Town and Country Planning and Landscape are in the top 10 of the subject rankings of The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. The school has also obtained professional accreditation in Surveying and Accounting and Finance, which facilitates students studying in this discipline to return to work in Hong Kong in the future, and increases the recognition of their qualifications. Graduates of the school have excellent employment prospects, with 95% of candidates being employed or continuing on to a master's program within six months of graduation.


Geographical location:

The university is located in Reading, southern England, with four campuses, about an hour's train ride from London. It only takes a few minutes to walk from the university to the city center, and the university also provides shuttle buses. Students can conveniently find a wide variety of shops and restaurants in the city centre.

Campus Information:

Year of founding



Whiteknights,PO Box 217, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 6AH, UK


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