Whether you are an undergraduate or postgraduate, from UK or overseas, straight out of college or returning to study, we can provide advice services tailored to meet your specific needs and help guide you through any problems.

The Advice Service is free, confidential, non-judgemental, independent and non-discriminatory. No Information will be shared with the University of Reading or anyone else without your permission.

For the latest information from the University of Reading about coronavirus, please check out the University of Reading Essentials page.

The Advice Service is currently operating a virtual service, whilst the current pandemic situation persists. We are still supporting students via email, phone or Teams. Please complete our contact form. Thank you for your understanding.

Reading University Students' Union Advice service appointment booking Get Advice

Book an appointment through our online portal to arrange a chat with one of our advisors.

About the Reading University Students' Union Advice service About Us

Meet the team and read through our policies and FAQs.

Reading University Students' Union Welfare Directory Welfare Directory

The RUSU Welfare Directory provides contact details for a variety of organisations and support within, and external to, the University of Reading.

Reading University Students' Union academic advice Academic Advice

We want you to get the best out of your time at the University of Reading, so if you are having academic problems or have concerns about your relationship with the University, we are here to support and advise you.

Reading University Students' Union housing advice Housing Advice

Information on finding suitable student accomodation, as well as tips and tricks to make dealing with a multitude housing issues effectively.

Reading University Students' Union money advice Money Advice

Our Specialist Money Advisors are trained and experienced in offering free, confidential, independent advice and information on all money related matters.

Reading Borough Council Housing Enforcement RBC Housing Enforcement

Reading Borough Council Housing Enforcement are here to talk to you and are working in partnership with the RUSU Advice Service in running a regular drop-in service.

Contact the Advice Service

Services which operate within the Advice Service have separate sessions: see their individual pages for further info on how and when to access them.

Following the current situation with the coronavirus (COVID-19), RUSU staff have been asked to work for remotely for the foreseeable future. This includes the staff within the Advice Service.

As a result, the Advice Service is unable to offer face-to-face appointment or a drop-in service at the current time, but we are still able to offer advice to students.

If you would like some support from the Advice Service then please complete our Talk to us form. Alternatively, you can email the service on

Please be assured that an Adviser will get in touch with you as soon as possible, and that we can still offer appointments via other methods (for example, via telephone, Skype or Microsoft Teams).