The wellbeing of students, staff and the wider community is an absolute priority for the University of Reading. Every effort to manage the impact of coronavirus is being made, by putting in place contingency plans and seeking to ensure that disruption is minimised. Answers to the most frequently asked questions have been gathered, and will hopefully answer the key questions you might have.
The University of Reading is a research-intensive campus university in south-east England. With more than 150 years of history, it is now recognised for its expertise in areas such as climate science, business, agriculture, and food science. It also has a global presence, with two overseas campuses and dozens of international partnerships.
As the University of Reading makes strides in tackling the issues that our planet currently faces, they are also committed to supporting you during your own transformative journey. You’ll find excellent academic, personal and professional development opportunities at Reading, enabling you to grow in a globally minded place that feels like home.
Courses are flexible and relevant, designed to give you more choice in what you study and how you study it. You'll have the opportunity to undertake work placements, enabling you to develop professional, transferable skills.
One of the best things about the University of Reading is campus life. The main Whiteknights campus is set in 130 hectares of stunning parkland. The London Road campus, featuring historic redbrick buildings, is just a short walk from the Whiteknights campus. You can enjoy a beautiful, safe environment with a community atmosphere, with Reading town centre on your doorstep.
Clearing is a way of applying to university when you are applying for the first time after 30 June or when your results are not what you expected. Clearing is available to UK, EU and international students. The easiest way to know if you are in Clearing is to check your UCAS Track status. It will advise ‘You are in Clearing’ or ‘Clearing has started’.
Adjustment is when you can change the course or university you want to study at because you have achieved higher than expected results, exceeding the offer conditions of your firm choice. Adjustment allows you to swap what or where you study.
Clearing and Adjustment is open to UK, EU and international students. You can apply through Clearing and Adjustment if:
If you apply for a place at university for September 2020 entry after 30 June 2020, your application is automatically included in Clearing.
If you're expecting your A Level results on 13 August, the University of Reading will have 2020 entry places available, through Clearing and Adjustment, on their undergraduate programmes.
Once you receive your results, you can call the University of Reading on 0118 402 0900 to discuss your Clearing options during the following times: