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Reading Student Accommodation

Reading is a town that’s proud of its cosmopolitan atmosphere. With a close proximity to London there's lots to explore. It is home to a bustling and multicultural student population. At aparto, we offer award winning student accommodation in Reading with a range of room types designed to help you make the most of your time in this charming town.

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Student Accommodation in Reading

Reading is an excellent place to study and home to aparto Queens Court. The town is packed with amenities and close to the nation’s capital, excitement is never far from your new student home.

Close to university
Close to university
Secure bike storage
Secure bike storage
Great transport links
Great transport links
A range of cultural activities
A range of cultural activities

    Your student home in Reading

    Queens Court

    15 Queens Walk, Reading, RG1 7QF

    Located in the centre of Reading, enjoy all the perks of living in town along with the ease of a quick journey to lectures.

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    Ensuites

     

    Experience stylish living in our Silver and Gold Ensuite rooms. With just one roommate in the shared kitchen, each room features a comfortable 12m² size, private fridge, ensuite wet room, cosy bed, and ample storage. Inclusive utilities and WiFi ensure hassle-free living in these modern student studios, offering comfort and independence at its best.


    Studios

     

    Experience comfort and privacy in our modern student studios. Bronze Studios offer standard accommodations with ensuite bathrooms and fully fitted kitchens. Opt for Silver Studios for extra space and a breakfast bar. Gold Studios provide more room and a 2-seater sofa. For extra luxury, our Platinum Studios come with ensuites, breakfast bars, and sofas.


    Penthouses

     

    Experience spacious living in our penthouses. Our 2-bed options feature shared kitchens and furnished living areas. Enjoy ensuite bathrooms, integrated drawers, desks, ample storage, and WiFi. Upgrade to 3 or 4-bed for more room. Diamond penthouses offer the largest floor space, private kitchens and wet rooms, and lounges for added comfort.

    What Students Are Saying

    Want to know what student living is like at aparto?

    Have a read to see what our residents have to say about living at
    aparto Queens Court in Reading!


    “My room has been my safe haven when I come back from uni and having study rooms and a gym on site has been so incredibly useful.”
    “I have lived at Queens nearly 8 months and honestly cannot fault the team that work there. Everyone is always very friendly, and always happy to help with any problems or questions.”

    “Great Student accommodation! Really makes student housing feel like home! Lovely staff and great facilities!”

    Our Student Accommodation in Reading

    Located in the heart of Reading, Queens Court offers an exceptional living experience. With convenient access to the campus, local shops and the station, it is the perfect choice for your student home in Reading. Our dedicated team of friendly staff creates a welcoming community atmosphere, making your transition into your new student accommodation effortless. Explore the modern amenities and features at Queens Court and enhance your student living experience.

    All utilities included
    All utilities included
    24 hour CCTV and reception
    24 hour CCTV and reception
    Great transport links
    Great transport links
    Newly refurbished spaces
    Newly refurbished spaces
    On-site laundry
    On-site laundry
    Quiet study spaces
    Quiet study spaces
    Gym & fitness studio
    Gym & fitness studio
    Cinema room
    Cinema room
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    Simple steps on how you can book your Student Accommodation!

    1. Visit our residence page - Queens Court. Looking for short stays click here!

    2. Browse & select your chosen room type

    3. Register on the portal

    4. For long stays, secure your room with one weeks advanced rent. T&C's apply.

    5. The full cost is payable in full or installments via TransferMate, making international
    payments FREE of charge via bank transfer.

    Are you a returning student? Simply log in to the portal to rebook your room!

    Student Life in Reading

    Our student home, Queen's Court provides a quiet hub with the convenience of city centre living. Reading has plenty to keep you busy during your studies. Whether you’re a dance-the-night-away type or a budding fan of the arts, here are some of the student highlights Reading has waiting for you.

    About Reading

    Reading is a town in Berkshire that has got it all. From fascinating history and a buzzing arts scene to a stunning riverside setting, Reading will capture your heart.

    Check out the ruins of Reading Abbey, join in the lively festivals, or just chill by the River Thames. With its perfect blend of old and new, Reading is a place you won't forget in a hurry.

    Universities in Reading

    Reading is home to esteemed universities that offer exceptional educational opportunities.

    The University of Reading, renowned for its research and teaching excellence, covers a broad range of disciplines.

    Meanwhile, The University of West London provides a diverse range of courses - Queens Court is located opposite the UWL Institute for Health.

    With their commitment to academic excellence, state-of-the-art facilities, and supportive learning environments, these universities in Reading attract students seeking a high-quality education in a vibrant and intellectually stimulating town.

    Best attractions in Reading

    Reading boasts many captivating attractions that cater to diverse interests. Explore the historic ruins of Reading Abbey, delve into the literary legacy at the Reading Museum, enjoy the beautiful green spaces like Forbury Gardens or enjoy some of the worlds most famous artists, at one of the UK's most famous festivals, Reading Festival!

    You can also discover the vibrant arts scene at The Hexagon or immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Thames Path. With its blend of history, culture, and natural splendour, Reading offers a range of attractions that will delight everyone.

    More Information About Reading

    Experience Reading's Academic Hub

    In Reading, universities like the University of Reading and Thames Valley University offer diverse academic programs and vibrant student communities. Each university provides a mix of challenging coursework and engaging campus life, ensuring an enriching educational experience.

    Explore Queens Court, our modern student accommodation close to Reading universities. Our friendly community and helpful staff make it easy for students to feel at home.

    With convenient facilities and inviting communal areas, Queens Court is more than just a place to live—it's a place where students can thrive. Keep active in our gym, hang out in our cosy common spaces, or enjoy some fresh air in our courtyard. At Queens Court, every day brings new opportunities to learn and grow.

    When it's time to hit the books, Reading offers plenty of places to study, from well-equipped libraries to cosy cafes. Take a stroll through Reading's bustling streets, where charming cafes provide the perfect spot for studying or relaxing with a cup of tea.

    Explore Reading’s Travel Options

    Getting around Reading is simple thanks to its convenient transportation choices. Whether you like taking buses, trains, or cycling, Reading has something for everyone.

    Bus: Reading has lots of buses that run from early morning until late at night. They take you to important places like universities and attractions, making travel easy and cheap.

    Train: Trains in Reading are great too. They connect you to central London and other places quickly and comfortably, whether you're planning on exploring the area or going on a weekend trip.

    Cycling: If you enjoy biking, Reading has bike lanes and places where you can rent bikes. It's a fun and eco-friendly way to explore the town at your own pace.

    Explore Reading’s Hidden Gems

    Reading offers a wealth of attractions beyond its educational institutions. Immerse yourself in the city's rich history by visiting landmarks like Reading Abbey Ruins and the Forbury Gardens.

    Reading's cultural scene enchants visitors with venues such as The Hexagon and the Museum of English Rural Life, showcasing a mix of performances and exhibits. The Oracle Shopping Centre and the Riverside Museum at Blake's Lock add layers to the city's cultural fabric.

    Indulge in culinary delights at cosy eateries and restaurants throughout Reading. From classic British dishes at The Moderation to international flavours at London Street Brasserie, there's something to satisfy every taste bud.

    Nature enthusiasts can find tranquillity in Reading's green spaces, from the serene grounds of Prospect Park to the picturesque paths along the River Thames. Take a leisurely stroll through the lush greenery of Caversham Court Gardens or explore the urban oasis of Palmer Park for a refreshing escape.

    Reading's nightlife buzzes with activity, offering a range of venues for socialising and entertainment. Whether you're enjoying live music at Milk or dancing the night away at Popworld, there's no shortage of options to unwind and create lasting memories in this vibrant city.

    Reading universities

    Reading universities

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    Reading city guide

    Reading city guide

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    Reading Blogs: Tips, Guides & More

    Want to find out more about our student accommodation in Reading or the city itself? Click below and read our latest blogs on the area to keep up to date with the exciting things happening in or residence and the city. 

    Hi everyone! My name is Anna, and I am the ECA for aparto Queens Court in Reading. I am a PR and public affairs consultant in London, and I am in my final year of university studying English. I have had such a positive experience living in Reading since moving here in September. In this blog, I will be discussing the highlights of living in Queens Court and my work as an ECA (Event and Content Assistant) for the residence...

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    For those questions you still might be needing an answer for, look no further, all of your answers can be found below!

    There are about 17,000 students in Reading, which is about 23% of the total population of the town.

    Student life in Reading offers a vibrant and dynamic experience. With a bustling town centre, many cultural events, a variety of student societies and a thriving nightlife, students in Reading can enjoy a well-rounded and exciting lifestyle.

    The University of Reading is a reputable institution known for its academic excellence and research programs. It offers a wide range of disciplines, modern facilities, and a supportive learning environment. Students benefit from the university's strong connections to industry and diverse extracurricular opportunities.

    Yes, Reading is a great location for international students. With its diverse and welcoming community, excellent educational institutions, and convenient access to London and other major cities, international students can find a supportive and enriching environment to pursue their studies and engage in cultural experiences. 

    Reading is generally considered a safe city for students. Like any urban area, it is advisable to take basic precautions and be aware of your surroundings, especially during late hours.

    Queens Court, aparto's student accommodation in Reading, is opposite the University of West London Institute for Health, a 19 minute walk to the London Road Campus and a 24 minute commute to Reading University.

    You can explore historical sites like Reading Abbey, enjoy leisurely walks along the River Thames, visit the beautiful Forbury Gardens, browse the diverse shopping options at The Oracle, or attend events at venues such as The Hexagon or Reading Festival. Additionally, the city boasts a variety of restaurants, bars, and nightlife venues, ensuring there is always something to do for everyone's taste.

    Close to Reading, there are several attractions to explore. These include the historic ruins of Reading Abbey, the charming village of Sonning-on-Thames, the scenic Thames Path for riverside walks, and nearby attractions like Basildon Park and the Living Rainforest.

    Yes, Reading offers a range of sport and leisure amenities. The town has sports centres, gyms, swimming pools, and recreational facilities. Additionally, there are parks, nature reserves, and the River Thames, providing opportunities for outdoor activities such as cycling, boating, and walking.

    Yes, Reading and its surroundings feature several green areas. Some notable ones include Forbury Gardens, Prospect Park, Dinton Pastures Country Park, and the scenic countryside of Berkshire. These green spaces offer opportunities for leisurely walks, picnics, and enjoying nature.