Reading Accommodation near University of Reading- Whiteknights Campus
Casita offers seven different types of accommodations near the University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus, and Reading student halls. Our accommodation features several room types and a plethora of facilities and services for your convenience. Studios, Ensuites, and Flats are among the room options available. Wi-Fi, all-inclusive bills, on-site laundry, communal spaces, bike storage, and 24/7 security and CCTV are among the amenities and services. They're also in close proximity to the University.
Why Study at the University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus?
The University of Reading- Whiteknights Campus is the main and biggest campus of the university. It gets its name from the nickname of the 13th-century knight John De Erleigh IV, known as the 'White Knight'. For the 8th year in a row, the Whiteknights campus was named one of the best green spaces in the UK in the 2017 Green Flag People's Choice awards. The campus went on to win it for the 9th,10th, and 11th time as well.
The University of Reading, formerly known as University College, Reading, was established in 1892. It has four main campuses, one of which is the Whiteknights Campus. It was the only new university established in the United Kingdom between the two world wars, receiving university status in 1926.
Reading was ranked 35th in the UK among multi-faculty universities for research quality (GPA) and 28th for Research Power in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. In sum, 98% of the University's research is deemed "internationally recognised," 78% "internationally excellent," and 27% "world-leading."
Departments and Divisions
Students can choose from a variety of programmes at the University of Reading's Whiteknights Campus. It offers Undergraduate Courses, Foundation Programs, and Integrated Master's Courses, as well as Master's and Postgraduate Research Programs. Ancient History, English Language and Applied Linguistics, Meteorology and Climate, and other undergraduate courses are available. There are two sorts of foundation programmes: domestic foundation programmes and international foundation programmes. They prepare students for their desired undergraduate degree's first year of study. Integrated Master's Courses are offered in a wide range of areas, including Architectural Engineering, Mathematics, Speech and Language Therapy, among others. Construction Management and Engineering, Food and Nutritional Sciences, Project Management, and other master's programmes are available on campus. Accounting, Energy and Environmental Engineering, and Real Estate and Planning are some of the areas of research for postgraduate research.
Facilities and Resources
The campus is a large one with many facilities, amenities, and services. It is 321 acres wide and features fully-equipped lecture halls, a massive library, science laboratories, the Centre for Cardiovascular Imaging, the Cole Museum of Zoology, the Harris Garden, the Herbarium, and farms. Other amenities include halls of residence, car parks, cafes and restaurants, a students’ union, and a sports centre.
University of Reading, Whiteknights Campus Student Accommodation
The campus has a variety of accommodation alternatives, ranging from self-catered to catered. There are ensuite rooms and shared rooms in both types of accommodation. The accommodation is all-inclusive and includes high-speed Wi-Fi, a social calendar, contents insurance, maintenance, communal cleaning, CCTV, a dedicated on-site staff, social spaces, and study areas, among other amenities and services.
If you need to explore a different university and get a different student experience, the University College of Estate Management, Henley Business School, and the University of Surrey are nearby and Casita provides Reading student halls near them.
Frequently Asked Questions:
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How many international students are at the University of Reading- Whiteknights Campus?
There are over 5,000 international students at the University of Reading.
Does the University of Reading offer scholarships for international students?
Yes, the University of Reading offers a number of scholarships for international students. These include The Vice Chancellor Global Scholarship Award.
Are there student support services provided at the University of Reading- Whiteknights Campus?
Yes, there are a variety of student support services available at the University of Reading- Whiteknights Campus. These include:
- Academic support
- Financial support
- Personal support
- International student support
What is the University of Reading acceptance rate?
The University of Reading acceptance rate is around 85%.
How many campus does Reading University have?
The University of Reading has 3 campuses:
- Whiteknights Campus
- London Campus
- Henley Business School Campus