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Student Accommodation Reading

A modern high-tech campus does justice to this vibrant, thriving southern town. Here you will find all types of student accommodation in Reading including student houses, flats and halls.

Student Properties in Reading


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AFS always has the widest choice of student accommodation available. To help you find the right place to live, read our brief guide to the different types of accommodation below.

University Hall
  • University residences which are generally full of first year undergraduates are a great way to adjust to living away from home and making new friends. Uni halls are usually located close to campus.

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Private Halls
  • Generally offer a higher level of amenities than University Halls, at higher rents. Will be home to a more diverse mix of students and normally located close to campus.

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  • A house share with a group of friends is often the lowest cost option and popular as the next step after living in Halls. Typically located in student friendly areas which require some travel to University.

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  • A flat or apartment is similar to a house share on a smaller scale and will normally have one or two bedrooms. Ideal for smaller groups or couples.

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  • Either a premium room in a Private Hall of Residence or a self-contained flat or apartment where all of the amenities are in one space. Typically the most expensive option.

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  • A room in a house where the landlord or owner currently lives. A good option if you are not too concerned about living with other students and are budget conscious.

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  • A self-contained room, which includes most amenities but with shared bathroom facilities.

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Spare room
  • A room available in a house share, where a group of existing housemates want to fill an empty room. A good way of getting the benefits of a house share without an established group of friends.

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Living in Reading as a student

A modern high-tech campus does justice to this vibrant, thriving southern town.
A large historic University town, Reading is home to the University of Reading and the University of West London also has a presence in the town as well. The University of Reading was founded in 1892 and is usually categorised as a red brick University. It consists of four major campuses and ranks highly for the quality of its research. The University of West London can be traced back to 1860, and now sits in the top half of the UK Universities.
Reading is probably most famous for the Reading festival, which is an annual music event that has been running since 1971. Many of the UK’s most well-known bands have played here including The Rolling Stones, Fleetwood Mac, Pink Floyd, The Who, Black Sabbath, and Red Hot Chilli Peppers.
There are over 100 parks and playgrounds in Reading, plus 5 miles of riverside paths – perfect for those of you who like to relax in the great outdoors. It is also shopping heaven as well, There are two major shopping centres – Broad Street Mall and The Oracle – which pretty much cover high street shopping and high fashion as well.
At Accommodation for Students, you will find all types of student accommodation in Reading including student houses, flats and halls.

Reading Student Guide

Reading is a large town in southern England offering a mix of urban with history and natural beauty. As it is a compact city, most places are within walking distance.

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Reading Universities

Reading is home to one major university.