With a large student population based within Reading, RUSU can provide you with a golden opportunity to advertise to the student market. We can help you create channels of communication on which you can build lasting relationships with the student market of today and potential consumers of tomorrow.

Research shows that students are more likely to try new products and services at this stage of their lives than at any other and that once this product loyalty is achieved, it sticks. So, whether you are a national brand looking to increase your market share or a local service or tradesperson looking to attract and retain a larger customer base, RUSU Marketing can offer you an array of media solutions. These include press advertising, event sponsorship, web and onsite advertising, flyer distribution and more.

Previous clients include:

  • Amazon
  • Barclaycard
  • Blackwell
  • BooHoo
  • Debenhams
  • Deloitte
  • Dominos
  • Endsleigh
  • HMV
  • Ikea
  • KPMG
  • Lloyds TSB
  • London Irish RFC
  • Price Waterhouse Coopers
  • Specsavers

Freshers' Fayre

As one of the biggest events of the year, the RUSU Freshers’ Fayre is not to be missed! This two-day fayre is your chance to make direct contact with your target audience, raise brand awareness, capture data, offer discounts or event promotion.

Find out more about marketing at Freshers' Fayre

Media Pack

For full details on the various marketing opportunities available to you with RUSU please download our latest Media Pack today.

Download the RUSU Marketing Media Pack

Sponsorship & Partnership

Reading University Students’ Union (RUSU) has a wide variety of events offering excellent opportunities to promote your businesses and brands to students.

Find out more about our sponsors and partners

The Spark Newspaper

The Spark, our student newspaper, offers you the perfect opportunity to reach University of Reading students. There are 10 issues throughout the academic year so there are plenty of possibilities.

The Freshers' issue kicks off the new academic year and is printed ready for the new students arriving during Freshers' Week. The Spark can be picked up from the Students' Union and is distributed into all the Halls of Residence.

Want to find out more? Please feel free to contact us by calling 0118 378 4100 or email

Contact us

Reading University Students' Union
PO Box 230