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University Of Reading Listed In The Top 200 Universities In The World

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The University of Reading has maintained its place in the top 200 institutions in the QS World University Rankings 2019 published today.

The University ranked 195th overall, out of 1,000 top institutions in the world considered by the compiler, and was 29th highest out of the 76 UK institutions featured in the QS table. The consolidated position sees Reading in the top 200 institutions for the last four years.

Highlights include a strong performance globally for the ratio of international students to UK students, as well as the University’s proportion of international academics, with rising ranks of 87th (up three places) and 129th (up 25 places) respectively. This bucks the trend for universities in the UK – with 53 out of 76 universities seeing their international student ratio drop.

“This is no mean feat and we are proud to have achieved this status once again” – Sir David Bell, Vice-Chancellor, University of Reading

The QS World University Rankings is a respected, independent benchmark of university quality. Published annually, the league table is based on expert opinion from thousands of academics and employers around the world, as well as the analysis of citations and papers, to measure the impact of the research produced by the universities ranked.

The more detailed results for the University of Reading include:

Globally:

  • 87th globally for international student ratio – demonstrating the University’s success in attracting overseas students.
  • 129th for international faculty ratio – demonstrating the University’s success in attracting academics from overseas.
  • 215th for international employer reputation – demonstrating the University’s links with industry.

Nationally:

  • Joint 24th in the UK for international student ratio.
  • Joint 24th in the UK for international faculty ratio.
  • 27th in the UK for academic reputation.
  • 31st in the UK for employer reputation.

Sir David Bell, University of Reading Vice-Chancellor said: “This is the University of Reading’s fourth consecutive year in the top 200, according to the QS World University Rankings. This is no mean feat and we are proud to have achieved this status once again.

Reading has always had a strong international outlook and I am pleased that we continue to attract both students and academics from overseas, particularly at a time when the majority of UK institutions seem to be feeling the impact of Brexit on staff and student numbers.

We judge our success as an institution in many ways, of which league tables are one. While they are subject to fluctuation from year to year, we take encouragement from this year’s score and continue to treat the QS World University Ranking as a helpful performance indicator.

In other recent league tables, Reading was ranked 32nd in the UK in the Complete University Guide 2019 and joint 24th in the UK in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018. Reading is currently ranked between 201-250 in the world and 32nd in the UK, according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings for 2017/18.

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Summer Screens coming to an end till next summer

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Summer Screens has been leading the way in open air cinema since 2011, bringing our unique events to some of the country’s most beautiful and unusual locations, offering the definitive outdoor cinema experience.

Still time to experience this magnificent outdoor cinema

Caversham Court, Reading

Church Road
Caversham
Reading
RG4 7AD

Doors open: 7.30pm
Film start: 9.15pm

Please be aware that all guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.Unfortunately  no children or infants under 5 years old are permitted.

Ticket & Seating Options
For further information on ticket and seating choices, please visit our ticket options page.

Food & Drink
Summer Screens bar is available at all our events and serves a range on alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and cinema snacks including wine, prosecco, craft beers, tea, coffee and popcorn.

Questions?
Please see our FAQ page.

How to get here
On Foot: For the venue location, please see the map opposite.
Parking: For local parking information, please visit Parkopedia
Trains: For train information, please click here.

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Overgrown weeds across Reading west

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Unfortunately, weed growth this year has been prolific in all areas across Reading. Reading Council have several complaints to address this problem which they may have been unheard. This week the council started to apply weed killer and clear out the kerbs.

Unfortunately, weed growth this year has been prolific in all areas across Reading. Reading Council have several complaints to address this problem which they may have been unheard. This week the council started to apply weed killer and clear out the kerbs.

The grass cutting services are designed to meet safety needs while providing value for money and increasing bio-diversity.

Scheduling grass cutting is a difficult balancing act, as growth is so dependent on seasonal factors, such as rain and sunshine.

However, nationally-recognised guidance suggests five cuts in urban areas would achieve a reasonable balance between maintaining the street scene and ensuring highway safety and this seesm to dont have been the case in some of ours roads.

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A day in Reading, Berkshire

Lone Digger Caravan Palace (unofficial music video)

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Photo: Shutterstock

Captured by filmmaker Charles (Charlaaye) over a day in 2019, this video of Reading will definitely take our breath away.

Charlaaye in his own words “This is a short music video I filmed during my holidays in Reading, Berskire, England. Using the song Lone digger by Caravan palace.
I wanted to make a video exploring the town of Reading (were I grew up), exploring some of its different locations and the overall vibe and atmosphere it gives off as a town. After hearing the song now featured in the video, I knew it would be a perfect fit.
I had a lot of fun making this video and would appreciate it if you could tell me what you thought about this video in the comments, I’m open to all feedback as well as criticism.

Interest in buying any footage featured in this video? Or any other type of footage?

Check out his Stock footage library!
https://www.pond5.com/artist/charlaaye

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