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Student life in Reading

Famous for its shopping, so close to London and Oxford and surrounded by countryside - Reading is a great place to study

Experience the best of both worlds in Reading, a place that combines the friendliness of a small town with the excitement of a big city. Around your studies, treat your tastebuds to flavors from all over the world at the weekly CHOW street food festival or experience the thrill of match day at Reading Football Club’s Madejski Stadium. Stay for the summer and experience the legendary music event Reading Festival. Take a day trip to the Roman Ruins at Silchester, or tour the royal castle at nearby Windsor. Reading train station is a major transport hub, with fast services that will get you to London in less than 30 minutes.

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Ancient landmarks, great shops and independent eateries are just some of Reading’s highlights

Whatever your interests may be, you’ll find an outlet for them in Reading, a town whose impressive history is complemented by a thriving, modern culture. We’ve hand picked six of our favourite places as a starting point for your Reading adventure.


Choose Reading as your new home and experience its amazing retail, cultural hotspots and musical heritage

All of our properties enjoy easy access to both university campuses, putting you at the heart of a thriving student community. No matter which property you choose, you’ll also benefit from fully furnished accommodation and all-inclusive billing.

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