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Record Amount of University Offers Given

Credit to Emma Campbell

Results day 2016 has been a roller coaster of events to say the least.

UK university offers are at a record high due to the marginal fall for the top grades for the fifth consecutive year. The A*-A pass rate has fallen from 27% to 2011 to now 25.8% in 2016 with only just over a quarter of students receiving the highest two grades possible.

With subjects like Maths and Languages receiving high grades, ICT and Media Studies have been the lowest performing grades of 206, ICT has a pass at A*-A of 10.3% and Media/Television/Film Studies has a pass rate of 10.6% at A*-A.» >

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The New Me@Reading Student Portal

Tired of having to fumble through multiple tabs to get to RISIS, Blackboard or your inbox? Do not fear! The Me@Reading student portal – launching at the start of term – pulls together everything you need into an all-encompassing web platform.

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Library Refurb: The Journey Begins

As part of a wide-ranging £125 million set of redevelopments of learning facilities undertaken by the University of Reading between 2010 and 2020, the library will see it’s most important transformation since the 1980s extension.

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Reading Festival 2016 Preview

Reading Festival

Reading Festival is undoubtedly a must-attend summer event for all young Southerners and with this year’s rock meets indie meets electronic line-up it is definitely not one to be missed. Stretching across the August bank holiday weekend (26th – 28th), it is situated perfectly in the middle of every student’s summer holidays.

Reading and Leeds are sibling festivals and so share the same acts, nevertheless Reading holds the original site for the festival at Richfield Avenue.» >

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