Situated in the heart of the Thames Valley, Reading is only a 25 minute train journey from central London, 35 minutes from Oxford, and a 35 minute coach journey from Heathrow international airport.

On the banks of the Thames River and the Kennet Canal, the thriving town of 250,000 is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside and the picturesque villages of south Oxfordshire and west Berkshire.

The award winning University campus is a short taxi ride from the centre of town and train station (make sure you specify "Earley Gate entrance" to the driver). Regular buses also serve the university, or for those who enjoy some exercise, it is a pleasant 45 minute walk or 20 min bike ride (e.g. using the Reading bike hire scheme). For full details, including maps of the area and the campus, visit the relevant University webpage.

For further information on travel and accommodation, see Living Reading or your favourite internet booking system.