** Application materials may be reviewed prior to the program's application deadline. (Please note: if all of your boxes are checked-off, your application is complete.) In most cases, for applicants applying to programs led by PSU faculty, interviews and final selection will take place after the program deadline.
The Reading program allows you to enroll in a full range of University of Reading courses in a variety of disciplines on one of the most beautiful campuses in the United Kingdom. Reading is the embodiment of more than 1,000 years of history combined with all the assets of a modern, vibrant, and cosmopolitan city. The famous Victorian red-brick buildings and beautiful medieval churches are intermingled amongst high-tech office developments and leisure facilities. Set in the heart of the UK's "Silicon Valley," Reading is one of the up and coming cities in England. The university has a long tradition of hosting study abroad students from all over the world and can offer you a friendly, cosmopolitan and safe environment in which to study and explore the UK. The number one university in the UK for Agriculture, University of Reading is also an ideal university in which to study film and theatre, English literature, pharmacy, meteorology, and business.
All classes and facilities are located on the beautiful 300-acre Whiteknights campus, allowing you to directly experience the British way of life and interact with local students. One of the most attractive campuses in the UK, the main Whiteknights campus is home to a lake, rare trees and wildlife, and beautiful green open spaces. It received the Green Flag Award in 2011, voted fourth of 1,000 public spaces in the UK to be included in the People’s Choice Award. The university recently completed an extensive campus redevelopment program, including new halls of residence, a refurbished sports centre, new catering hubs, training facilities, and a purpose-built facility for film, theatre, and television. The campus has a friendly, diverse, and inclusive environment. It is situated about a mile and a half south of the center of Reading, with good transportation links between the town and campus.
All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will
be assessed to the students' account.