The University of Reading Guide: Freshers week & teaching


The friendly teaching and support staff at the University of Reading want you to reach your potential. Always happy to answer questions, staff are approachable and want to help. A number of additional services are available to help you manage your studies effectively and get the most out of your time here.

  • Personal tutors
  • Study advisers
  • Literacy and numeracy support
  • An excellent library
  • Online study guides
  • Video tutorials

Freshers’ Week

Freshers’ Week gives you the opportunity to meet new people at a number of exciting events, organised by the Reading University Students’ Union (RUSU).

Whatever you’re into, you will find it in Freshers’ Week. Entertainment includes:

  • Carnivals
  • Fayres
  • Balls
  • Quizzes
  • Karaoke
  • Comedy nights
  • Dance events
  • Parties 

Look out for the Freshers’ Wristband offers giving you access to up to 10 events all for one low price.

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