Golden League
University of Reading

UK

University of Reading, Reading, Berkshire, United Kingdom

173 World
rank
21 Country
rank
Foundation year:
1926
Short name:
N/A
Type:
Public
Students:
12050
Faculty:
810
Faculty/Students Ratio:
15
:
1
Web-site:
www.reading.ac.uk
Region:
Europe
Location:
Reading, Berkshire, England
  Dimension Rank Score
Overall 173 69.775
Teaching 227 61.037
Research 166 72.284
International Diversity 38 87.963
Financial Sustainability 369 58.35
Additional Rankings Rank Score
Reputation Rankings 139 79.821
Research Perfomance Rankings 152 74.955
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TEACHING
World Rank: 227
Country rank: 20
Score: 61.037
League: Silver League
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Academic staff per students 20 %
Academic staff per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per academic staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per bachelor degrees awarded 20 %
World teaching reputation 20 %
RESEARCH
World Rank: 166
Country rank: 29
Score: 72.284
League: Golden League
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Citations per academic and research staff 20 %
Doctoral degrees awarded per admitted PhD 20 %
Normalized citation impact 20 %
Papers per academic and research staff 20 %
World research reputation 20 %
INTERNATIONAL DIVERSITY
World Rank: 38
Country rank: 15
Score: 87.963
League: Diamond League
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Share of international academic staff 20 %
Share of international students 20 %
Share of international co-authored papers 20 %
Reputation outside region 20 %
International level 20 %
FINANCIAL SUSTAINABILITY
World Rank: 369
Country rank: 33
Score: 58.35
League: Bronze League
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Institutional income per academic staff 20 %
Institutional income per students 20 %
Papers per research income 20 %
Research income per academic and research staff 20 %
Research income per institutional income 20 %

Overview

The University of Reading is one of the UK`s leading research-intensive universities and is in the top 1% worldwide. We offer an outstanding experience for all of our students inspiring students academically and equipping everyone for their next step after graduation, whether it be work or further study. We`re a tight, bustling community where our students can make a big impact. We have high expectations of everyone, and help them reach their full potential. We offer over 200 flexible undergraduate and 150 postgraduate courses, teaching of the highest calibre, and a multitude of opportunities, from studying abroad to learning languages to undertaking work placements. People often comment on the friendly and vibrant atmosphere here at Reading. Its a place to meet new people from around the world and to build friendships that last a lifetime. There is a huge range of societies, sports clubs and volunteering opportunities to get involved with, alongside a busy social calendar organised by Reading University Students Union. From the beautiful campus the town centre is only a short walk away, and London is just half an hour by train. The possibilities are limitless.

Mission Statement

Our vision for 2026 is that the University of Reading will be a vibrant, thriving, sustainable, global and broad-based institution, responsive to, stimulated by and informing changes in the world around us. As a result, we will also be significantly larger in terms of students, global reach and presence, and revenue.Our ambition, now and towards 2026, is to enhance our standing as a leader in research and higher education that defines and responds to the needs of individuals and societies, and, by so doing, to be counted among the very best universities in the UK and internationally.