Reading Student Accommodation

Reading is a town that’s proud of its warm welcome and cosmopolitan atmosphere. Home to a bustling student population, its historic heritage offers something for every student.

Discover Reading

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

Rooms available for 2020 - 2021

We still have a range of rooms and short contracts available from now until August 2021. Check out Queens Court property page for full details.

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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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Student Life in Reading

Our student home, Queen's Court provides a quiet hub with the convenience of city centre living. Reading’s riverside vibe 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.

With a local leisure centre nearby and 51 sports teams representing its university, staying active is easy here. The student-led sports clubs feature everything from rugby and football to archery and pole-dancing. Whether you take sports seriously or just want a little fun, there’s something for everyone.

With purpose built exercise studios, soccer park and indoor and outdoor courts covering a huge variety of sports, you'll have access to amazing facilities. 

Take your pick from a wide range of shops, restaurants and bars and find yourself a new favourite location. With big shopping centres and independent boutiques to pick from, there’s also a 10-screen cinema, comedy clubs and gig venues to check out. Grab a burger at the ever-popular Pavlov’s Dogs or relax in one of the town’s gorgeous parks with your new mates.

There are endless options for dining in The Oracle – including various cafe’s and takeaways, as well as places to go for a sit-down meal or drink. However you like to spend your time, Reading’s got something for all tastes.

With a far-reaching history that dates back to the 8th century, Reading is rich with heritage. Head to Reading Abbey, whose 12th-century remains are used for theatrical performances. Or explore Basildon Park, a restored stately home and garden that offers both a glimpse into the past and stretches of serene greenery to wander around.

Get a taste of local history at Reading museum or take a stroll along the riverside to visit Caversham Court, a stunning park.  

Music fans are well catered to, here. Reading Festival, one of the UK’s best-known music festivals, features huge bands and live acts every year. Furthermore, Reading’s real ale and comedy festivals throughout the year are well worth checking out, too. If you’re a keen explorer, get to know Reading’s museums, which cover a range of fields including zoology, archaeology, and global history.

If you're a theatre fan, visit shows at the Hexagon which also showcases comedy, music and dance acts. 21 South Street is home to a range of fringe theatre, music and comedy not to be missed.

Reading’s university buildings are easy to get to by foot, bike or bus. The town’s bus network is extensive and runs regularly, while 13 cycle routes make two-wheel travel very easy.

London is easily accessible as well, with trains running every 30 minutes late into the night. This is perfect if you’re looking to catch up with friends or want to try something new in the big city.