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Typical homes in Reading

ISA Office

The ISA resident staff holds office hours at the University of Reading weekly. As an ISA student you will have access to all resources available at the University of Reading. The ISA resident staff is available to you at all times and conducts the on-site orientation, leads excursions, assists with housing and provides support during the enrollment process.

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University of Reading

The University of Reading is one of the top 20 most research-intensive universities in the UK, is a major contributor to the knowledge community. It is internationally recognized for the excellence of its teaching on a broad range of Arts, Humanities and Science programs. South of the main shopping district, the University is a 10-15 minute bus ride from the Reading train station. The bus stops on the corner of the campus.

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ISA Housing

Students will be housed among the on campus dorm facilities provided by The University of Reading. As you head to class, you will enjoy strolling through the beautiful 320 acres of mature parkland that make up this campus. A 20 minute walk from campus will bring you to the vibrant Oracle Centre and waterfront, the city hot spot for dining and shopping. The train station, which will connect you to central London among other destinations, is only an additional 5 minutes walk down the road. During your neighborhood walks into town, you will enjoy viewing the quaint homes that make up these Reading neighborhoods. A $425 refundable housing deposit will be charged to students living in the ISA Reading Dorms.

To find out more about housing assignments, please visit the "Housing" section of the Reading page.