Welcome to the time of your lives

Use this website as a guide to all the exciting events, important information and useful tips to help ease you into uni life.

Register Your Reading University Students' Union Freshers Account

REGISTER YOUR FRESHERS’ ACCOUNT

Once you have obtained your student number from the University, you can register your RUSU account, which allows you to sign up to awesome events for Welcome Week.

Get your tickets for Freshers' 2017 at Reading University Student Union

GET YOUR FRESHERS TICKETS

If you have already registered a Freshers' account you can buy tickets here. We've got something for everyone. Check out this year's exciting lineup.

To avoid the 3sixty Box Office queues buy your tickets online. Use your NUSextra card to get discount entrance to union nights every Wednesday and Saturday.

Student advice services at Reading University Student Union

NEED SOME ADVICE?

RUSU's Advice team can help even before you arrive at the University of Reading.

Get in touch if you need assistance with housing, welfare, money or academic issues.

You may also find the answer to your query by browsing our frequently asked questions.

Reading University Student Union guide for international Freshers

INTERNATIONAL FRESHERS

We have compiled a brief guide for international students, offering useful tips to make your transition from home a little easier.

Reading University Students' Union Freshers

ABOUT RUSU

RUSU is run by students for students. Every year in the spring term you get to vote for the students to lead your union.

Find out what RUSU is, who your Student Officer team are and how you can get involved in campaigns.

Register Your Freshers Account

SAVE MONEY ALL YEAR

Avoid the queues in Welcome Week by buying your NUS Extra card online before you arrive.

Packed full of discounts at some of your favourite stores, don't miss out on massive savings.

Register Your Freshers Account

FOLLOW US ON TWITTER

Get up-to-date info on what's going on within RUSU by following @RUSUtweets.

Be the first to know all of the important news in RUSU by liking our main Facebook page.

Register Your Freshers Account

GET INVOLVED!

RUSU provides a wide range of diverse activities for you to get stuck into.

Our Volunteering, Societies and Sports Fayres are during Welcome Week. There are a range of exciting activities for you to get involved in.

If you're eager to find out more, have a look through the student groups on the RUSU activities page.

Register Your Freshers Account

EXPLORE YOUR UNION

Your Students' Union building has so much to offer you. Places to eat, drink and shop as well as meeting spaces and much more.

Explore your Union by having a browse through our services and facilities.

Reading University Student Union News hub

RUSU NEWS

Catch up on all the latest news and opportunities happening at RUSU. You can find useful information here such as vacation opening times, articles to help you during university, essential deadlines and past examples of the impact we have had on improving student lives at Reading.

Register Your Freshers Account

JOIN THE RUSU HUB

Connect with your fellow Universty students on our NEW Facebook group to find out what's happening in RUSU and on campus.

Register Your Freshers Account

TO PACK? OR NOT TO PACK…

Deciding what to bring with you can be tricky but our 'what to bring' list is full of helpful tips and advice. This will take the stress out of packing, then all you will need to worry about is getting it all down to campus.

Register Your Freshers Account

ON HAND TO HELP

Support is available to help you find your feet from day-one with helpful tips, advice and first-hand experiences. Our Freshers' Angels will help you settle in during Welcome Week.

What's on at Reading University Welcome Week

WHAT'S ON AT WELCOME WEEK

Check out the full list of events available from both RUSU and Reading University.

Me@Reading student portal

YOUR STUDENT PORTAL

Me@Reading is the digital platform that gives you access to all of the key resources and links you'll need during your time at university. It provides you with useful articles, news, events, your student email account, Blackboard, campus card top-up and, of course, the low-down at RUSU.