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Our home is the historic London Road campus of the University of Reading. It is vibrant, exciting and centrally placed, being near to London, Heathrow Airport and other transport hubs.

Our visitors enjoy our beautiful cloisters and green quadrangle. Our buildings, while historic, are entirely renovated to suit a modern educational environment.

Our lecture series, Get Into Teaching sessions, NQT events, Music evenings, Stargazing nights, book signings and meet-the-author occasions are always popular and immensely enjoyable. 

Bookmark this page to have direct access to Open Days, Open Evenings, public lectures, concerts, art exhibitions and professional development events we host at beautiful London Road. 

Postgraduate Initial Teacher Education and Training events

Information meetings, covering all routes into teaching for both Primary and Secondary Postgraduate programmes, are held at the Institute of Education.

Date Time Room at London Road campus
Monday 5 June 16:00-18:00 

Primary L22 G03

Secondary L22 G04

Monday 19 June 16:00-18:00 Secondary L22 102
Monday 3 July 16:00-18:00

Primary L22 G06

Secondary L22 G07

Monday 10 July   16:00-18:00 Secondary L22 110

To book a place, please complete our Information evening booking form.

Or for any further information please email us:

Although not an application requirement, we do recommend that all those wishing to apply for Initial Teacher Training attend one of these open meetings where there is an opportunity to find out:

  • General information about training to become a teacher
  • Information about the School Direct and University PGCE programmes
  • Structure of courses
  • Entry requirements, deadlines and how to apply

Throughout the presentations, there are opportunities to ask questions.

Information Evenings at our Partnership Schools

Information Evenings held at our Partnership schools will be advertised on this page - please make sure you contact the schools for information on these events. 

Undergraduate Open Days

Come to our Undergraduate Open Days and explore our beautiful campus, meet students and lecturers from all our courses, see our accommodation, and enjoy talks and taster lectures

  • Friday 16 June
  • Saturday 17 June
  • Saturday 30 September
  • Saturday 7 October

For more information on our Undergraduate Open Days, please visit our Open Days webpage.

If you have any questions, please email

Master's Open Evenings at the Institute of Education  

  • 4 July 2017 4-6pm: from 5pm-6pm (refreshments from 4.30pm)

Did you know you can achieve your Master's in Education whilst working full time?

Our master's programme will enhance your skills, deepen your knowledge and equip you to develop your career in the way that works best for you. Our highly regarded MA Education programme is available part-time to meet the needs of busy professionals. Taught modules can be taken singularly or as part of an award-bearing course and you may be able to transfer PGCE credits.

Join us at Institute of Educations to attend one of our Masters at the Institute of Education evenings and learn more.

To sign up to our invitation list, please email

We look forward to welcoming you  to an evening of discussion and friendly advice, where you can ask questions and find out more about our programmes from the people who teach them. 

The Institute of Education Public Lecture Series

The Institute of Education is delighted to present its well-regarded annual series of public lectures, given termly by visiting academics and University of Reading Professors on a range of topics that affect the world of education today. This thoughtful and inspirational lecture series aims to explore the important issues around teaching today. Many thanks to our supporters for making this lecture series possible. Please check back here for up-to-date information on the 2017 series when available.

Although admission is free, it is essential to book. Bookmark this page to keep updated or sign up to our invitation list:

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