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University of Reading
Reading, United Kingdom (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
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Restrictions: UTDALLAS applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Type: Exchange Instruction Language: English
Program Description:
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Reading, Berkshire, U.K.
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We have a range of undergraduate and graduate degree programmes.
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Check Icon School of Politics, Economics and International Relations 
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What Students Say
"...What I enjoy most about Reading is their campus. It is a beautiful campus with plenty of great places to eat and just enjoy yourself. There is always something to do, which makes it easy to meet new people..."

 Jacob Platt, University of Rhode Island
Credit Hours
2 UK credits = 1 ECTS = 1/2 US credits
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 Why University of Reading?...
  • Ranked in the Global top 1% of universities (192- QS World University rankings; 164 THES World University rankings (2016-17)).
  • An ideal location situated near London, and with excellent transport links to enable you to easily explore the rest of the UK and Europe.
  • beautiful and safe campus - study alongside degree students on our award-winning parkland campus, steeped in over 150 years of history.
  • Flexibility to select from a wide selection of modules in a variety of subjects, at different levels of difficulty.
  • Comprehensive support before, during and after you study with us.
  • Our students rate us highly - 89% satisfaction rating (NUS Survey 2016; 94% in 2015 ISB survey)
  • Over 150 clubs, societies and volunteering activities run by our award wining Students Union.
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About Icon About Reading, U.K.
Life   Reading has UK's best growth. EY's latest report forecasts 2.5% productivity growth in Reading over the next three years.High-speed rail links with London make it quick, easy and affordable for students to take advantage of all that London has to offer, and there are regular rail services to major cities around the UK.
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Whether you are a sports fan, love a good comedy club or just want to dance the night away with your mates, Reading will have something to offer you. The town is large enough to boast a range of shops, bars, restaurants and arts and sport venues, but small enough to feel welcoming. It also has fantastic transport links, and you can reach London within half an hour by train.

The town has a proud history of welcoming people from across the globe, and international students often comment on the warm atmosphere and multicultural vibe found here.
Museum   Museum   Night Life
    For more information, visit the Reading Life webpage.
Student and Academics Icon Academics and Courses
Reading Academics   A feature of modules in UK universities is an emphasis on the student's responsibility to learn 'independently' rather than waiting to be taught. The typical amount of contact hours (hours spent in class) for a degree student in the area of sciences could approximately about 20 to 24 hours, because of the time needed for laboratory work.
For more information, visit the Academic Programs webpage.
Housing Icon Housing
Reading Housing   Halls can be a place to live, study, meet friends and socialize - a home away from home.There are entry points in September 2017 and January 2018.You can apply for halls after you have been offered and accepted your place on the Study Abroad Programme.  A dedicated and experienced Accommodation Team will be able to assist you thereafter.
For more information, visit the Accommodations webpage.
Career Icon Student VISA
The University of Reading has a dedicated Immigration Advice Service offering visa advice sessions to discuss your query with an International Student Adviser. If your study programme is shorter than 6 months, you can enter on a Short Term Study visa. If your study programme is longer than 6 months, you will need a Tier 4 (general) visa. You can assess your personal visa status through the UK Visas and Immigration(UKVI) website: "Check if I need a visa?"
For more information, visit the VISAS and Arrivals webpage.
Program Contact Information
Education Abroad:
By selecting "Apply Now" you are notifying the EDUCATION ABROAD office about your interest in this Exchange Program.  You will be notified by email regarding the status of the competitive exchange selection process.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2018 07/15/2017 ** Rolling Admission 01/04/2018 06/08/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.