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Our Reading campus, based at The University of Reading’s London Road campus, just a short walk from both Whiteknights campus and the bustling town centre, and is a peaceful setting of traditional cloisters and green spaces. A historic site – and one of the University of Reading’s original campuses, it has two on-site cafes, including The Dairy – a place to eat, drink, play pool, and watch sporting events. You will also find dedicated practice rooms for musicians as well as the magnificent Grade 2 listed Great Hall.
One of the best things about being based at the University of Reading’s London Road site is the campus life – providing your chance to enjoy a safe and stunning environment with a community atmosphere and everything you could want on your doorstep. Immerse yourself in vibrant, fulfilling university life with your Associate Student status.
Just up the road from the London Road campus is Whiteknights campus -a real hub of University of Reading life. Set in 130 hectares of stunning parkland, it offers plenty of places to eat, shop, study and socialise. The campus is a thriving community and features the students’ union, the Library, fantastic study areas, two on-site museums, shops and other amenities, and several halls of residence.
You can visit the beautiful Harris Garden, play sports on the top-quality pitches, take a stroll round the lake, or catch up with friends in one of the many cafes. Make use of your student discount in the on-site Co-op, experience the students’ union’s nightclub, 3sixty, and much more.
Wherever your interests lie, there are always opportunities to get involved with Reading University Student Union’s 80+ societies and more than 55 sports clubs for all abilities.
Sitting on the doorstep of one of the greatest capital cities in the world, Reading has a lively, multicultural community of its own – with a wealth of experiences and opportunities to match. The vibrant town centre boasts a huge variety of restaurants, bars, parks and entertainment, with stunning countryside close by.
As a student at the Reading campus, you will have access to our employability service which offers a host of events and activities to prepare you for the world of work. Our dedicated employability team can help you to obtain work experience and pro bono opportunities to help you boost your CV and career.
At Reading, our tutors and staff are committed to helping you achieve your education and career ambitions. If you’re studying law with us, you will be able to benefit from our tutors’ experience as over 90% of them are qualified lawyers.
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London Road Campus
Our campus at Reading has excellent transport connections and is based at the London Road campus of the University of Reading, which can be easily reached by road, rail or air.+44 (0) 800 289997
We will provide support to help you find suitable accommodation. We have an online accommodation portal which provides helpful advice on choosing a property to rent in Reading and provides property listings search for students who have accepted their place at our Reading campus
There is plenty of private accommodation available to rent near the Reading campus. The Reading University Students' Union (RUSU) supports students with housing information to rent private houses or student flats in Reading.
Campus Facebook Group
If you ‘d like to find other University of Law students to privately rent with, or you have a spare room in your house/flat, you can join one of our Campus Facebook groups to chat to and make living arrangements with fellow students in your area. Go to Facebook and search groups for your campus.
With your Associate Student status, you can immerse yourself in a vibrant, fulfilling university experience with the Reading University Students' Union and Sports Park.
Wherever your interests lie, there are always opportunities to get involved with RUSU’s 80+ societies – covering arts, dance, sports, culture, faith, career, campaigns, causes and politics. If you’ve got an interest that’s not catered for, you’ll find plenty of support to set up your own society.
The University of Reading Sports Park is home to a state of the art fitness studio, a sports hall with badminton, volleyball, basketball, squash, and tennis courts, and several outdoor football, hockey, rugby, and lacrosse pitches.
Pro bono is an increasingly important part of legal education and practice that is both challenging and rewarding. As a result, we have been committed to providing a pro bono service since 2001.
- Citizens Advice Bureau, Crown Court Marshalling,
- Family Law Advice Guildford (FLAG), Guildford Employment Rights Advice Line Direct (GERALD),
- International Law Book Facility, Judicial Shadowing,
- Legal Advice Centre (LAC), National Centre for Domestic Violence, Reading Refugee Support Group.
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Sarah studied for the CPE and Law Society Finals at The University of Law in London. She trained and qualified as a solicitor at Slaughter and May and worked in financial regulation until she moved into legal education.