Freshers 2018

Register your account

Once you’ve got your student number from the University, you can register for your RUSU Freshers’ account. This lets you sign up to our awesome Welcome Week events!

Get your tickets

After registering your RUSU Freshers’ account, you can buy tickets online. Use your NUS extra card to get discount entrance to Union nights every Wednesday and Saturday.

Buy your tickets online to avoid 3sixty Box Office queues!

About RUSU

RUSU is run by students, for students. Every year in the spring term you get to vote for the students who will lead RUSU.

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

Need some advice?

RUSU’s Advice Service can help before you arrive at the University of Reading. Get in touch if you need assistance with housing, welfare, money or academic issues.

Save money all year

Buy your NUS extra card online before you arrive and skip queues in Welcome Week! Don’t miss out on discounts at some of your favourite stores.

International Freshers

We’ve put together brief guide for international students with useful tips to make your transition from home a little easier.

Like us & follow us!

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.

You can also see what we're up to by following us on Instagram and Snapchat.

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.

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.

To pack or not to pack…

Take the stress out of packing with our what to bring list is full of helpful tips and advice. Now all you need to think about is getting it all to campus!

On hand to help

Our Freshers’ Angels are available for all of Welcome Week to help you with tips, advice and first-hand experiences.

Welcome Week events

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

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.