The University of Reading was established as an extension college of Christ Church, Oxford in 1892, and received a Royal Charter in 1926. It is the first university to win the Queen’s Award for Export Achievement (1989) and has received the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher Education four times (1998, 2006, 2009 and 2011).
The University of Reading was established in 1892, and is now ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide (QS University World Rankings 2015/16), with a world-class reputation for the quality of our teaching, research and links to business.
Our ground breaking research tackles the planet’s most pressing challenges, and we have a strong reputation in multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary collaborations which deliver real life impact.
Henley Business School is one of the only business schools worldwide to hold triple-accredited status and was recently named a Business Superbrand.
Home to 17,000 students, our award-winning campuses house contemporary study facilities, halls of residence, support services, cafés and bars.
We have a global presence – with our Whiteknights and London Road campuses in Reading, Henley Business School at our Greenlands campus in Henley-upon-Thames, Henley Business School (South Africa) in Johannesburg, and the University of Reading Malaysia in Iskandar.
Situated in the Royal County of Berkshire, Reading and its surroundings offer students a wonderfully diverse and vibrant place to live with easy access to London and the stunning southern counties of England.