University of Reading

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University in Reading, Berkshire, England

About University of Reading

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.

What Is University of Reading Known For?

University of Reading is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

University of Reading's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

Who Are University of Reading's Most Influential Alumni?

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:

Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen
An English poet and soldier .
Michael Rosen
Michael Rosen
A British children's writer.
Avi Shlaim
Avi Shlaim
A British historian, one of Israel's New Historians, specialising in the history leading up to and including the independence of Israel.
Julian Baggini
Julian Baggini
An English philosopher.
David Marks
David Marks
A British psychologist.
James Cracknell
James Cracknell
A British rower.
Clive Ponting
A British historian .
Stephen Baxter
Stephen Baxter
A British writer.
Falz
Falz
A Nigerian rapper.
Ash Amin
A British geographer and academic.
Malcolm Garrett
A British graphic designer.
Peter Lovesey
Peter Lovesey
A British writer.

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