Discounts and Offers at University of Reading

Stretch your student budget with helpful advice and tips on saving money.


The Financial advice support as well as the student union at University of Reading, offers guidance on managing finances and making the most of a budget. Whether students need advice on budgeting, finding part-time employment, or accessing student discounts, hardship funds, or scholarships, their friendly advisors are there to support them.

Contact them at 44(0)0118 378 5555 or drop by their office for personalized assistance.

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The Oracle in Reading is a prime shopping destination with 80+ stores featuring popular brands like Next, BOSS, Zara, and Apple. Located centrally, it offers diverse fashion and lifestyle options. Riverside provides over 20 international restaurants for varied dining choices. The emphasis on accessibility is evident through collaboration with AccessAble. Getting to The Oracle is easy, whether by car, walking, cycling, or public transport. The focus on a seamless experience extends to a quick and convenient visit, making it an ideal spot for both shopping and dining.


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Need to stock up on groceries?


Local supermarkets such as Tesco Extra, located at Napier Rd, Reading RG1 8DF may offer student discounts on selected items. Students can bring their student ID cards to enjoy these savings. Planning shopping wisely and taking advantage of these discounts can make their money go further.


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Bars

Take a pause from your studies and indulge in leisure activities at discounted rates.



Reading Museum, housed in the Victorian Town Hall, offers a glimpse into the history and culture of Reading. Meanwhile, the Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock focuses on the city's rivers, showcasing their significance over time. The museum also partners with the Bel and the Dragon restaurant, creating a unique blend of history and dining. With community art exhibitions in the summer, these museums provide a diverse and engaging experience for visitors, making them key attractions in Reading.


Beale Wildlife Park in Berkshire covers 350 acres, offering a unique blend of nature and wildlife experiences. The park features spacious, naturalistic enclosures hosting diverse animals, from meerkats and lemurs to red pandas. Visitors can explore themed gardens, walkways, and adventure playgrounds in a family-friendly environment. With a focus on conservation and education, Beale Wildlife Park provides an engaging and informative outdoor experience for nature enthusiasts.


Escape Reading is an immersive real-life room escape game located in Reading, UK. Ideal for groups of 2-6 people, it provides a challenging yet enjoyable experience that promotes teamwork and problem-solving. Whether you succeed or fail, the game guarantees a bonding adventure where escape is never a certainty, adding an element of excitement to the experience.

Travel around Reading and beyond at discounted rates.


University of Reading like many universities around the world, may offer free tours for students. You may check their website for any openings.


You can visit Transport for London for buses in London to check on fares, tickets and any on-going offers they may have.


They provide free tours of their campuses. If you are fresh to the university and would like to get used to the surroundings, you are highly recommended to take a tour of the campuses. To check on tour days and book your place for campus tours, register for tours click on campus tours

Need a caffeine fix?


Many local cafes offer student discounts. Students can enjoy a cozy atmosphere and quality coffee at Caffé Nero, located at 75/76 Broad St, Reading RG1 2LG with student discount. You can visit Costa Coffee at 4 Butter Market, Reading RG1 2DP, renowned for its coffee and espresso-based drinks. Starbucks located at 1, 6 Butter Market, King St, Reading RG1 2BH, is another option to grab a quick drink and snacks for students around the University. Keep an eye out for any student discounts or loyalty discounts through their loyalty program they may have to offer.


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FAQs
How can I access the Money Advice Unit services?

To access the Money Advice Unit services, you can visit The Financial advice support at their office located at the campus. Our friendly team offers both in-person and online support, and we have bookable appointments available during weekdays to help support you and provide free and impartial advice. Alternatively, you can contact them at +44(0)118 378 5555 to seek guidance on managing your finances, budgeting, part-time employment, and accessing student discounts. Their friendly advisors are ready to assist you.

What are some of the local bars and restaurants offering student discounts?

There are several establishments in Reading that offer fantastic discounts to students. Pizza Express, at R11, Riverside Level, The Oracle, Reading RG1 2AG offers 20% discount Sunday, Wednesday & Thursday. Handmade Burger Co located in nearby provides a 15% discount on food and drinks throughout the day every day. At The Slug and Lettuce, they give discounts on food and drinks.

How can I get discounted gym memberships in Reading?

To access discounted gym memberships, students can join Sport park located at the campus. It offers flexible membership options at reduced rates for students. For more information on student memberships and facilities, students can contact at +44 118 378 8799 or visit their website.

Which stores at the Reading City Centre offer student discounts?

The Reading City Centre has various stores that provide student discounts on fashionable finds, accessories, and tech gadgets. Students can explore the center to find great deals that match their style and budget.