According to Wikipedia,
The University of Reading is a public university in Reading, Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1892 as University College, Reading, a University of Oxford extension college. The institution received the power to grant its own degrees in 1926 by royal charter from King George V and was the only university to receive such a charter between the two world wars. The university is usually categorised as a red brick university, reflecting its original foundation in the 19th century.
University of Reading is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
University of Reading's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, History, and Sociology. Here are some of University of Reading's most famous alumni: