University of Reading
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Interviews at University of Reading

Here’s what others thought about the interview process at University of Reading.
Interview experience
Based on 27 interviews
Favourable
Interview difficulty
Based on 27 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 26 interviews
About a week

Interview process at University of Reading

Overall experience

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Poor and 10 is Excellent, their rating is 7.

On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is Easy and 10 is Difficult, their rating is 6.

Interview process length
About a week
38%
About a day or two
35%
About two weeks
15%
About a month
12%
More than one month
0%
Most reported steps
On-site interview
63%
Group interview
33%
Presentation
33%
Written test
21%
Problem solving exercises
21%
Least reported steps
Background check
4%
Drug test
0%
Other
0%

What candidates say about the interview process at University of Reading

  • They were very friendly and kind all the time.
    Shared on 8 May 2019 - Student Ambassador - Reading
  • For me, I got accepted by my supervisor to be a PhD student
    Shared on 2 August 2017 - Student Demonstrator (0 hours contract) - Reading

Interview tips at University of Reading

Dress code for the interview
  • Formal (business suit)44%
  • Business casual (e.g. dress slacks)30%
  • They didn’t have a dress code19%
  • Casual (t-shirt and jeans)7%
  • Special outfit (e.g. protective gear)0%

What advice do candidates give for interviewing at University of Reading

  • Be calm and talk about why you are passionate about the job.
    Shared on 23 April 2019 - Digital Content Ambassador - Reading