University of Southampton

University Profile

There's more to choosing your university than finding the right degree course.

Here at Southampton we've created a community where you'll not only learn from the best, but also grow as a person, make lifelong friends, and do the things you've always wanted to do. It's all about the opportunities.


Why Southampton?

Flexible learning

Many of our undergraduate courses give you the chance to pursue personal interests and grow your skills by taking an interdisciplinary module.

World-class reputation

We're in the top 20 of UK universities, a top 100 global university, and a top Russell Group university.


Students outside our Avenue Campus

Career prospects

Our Year in Employment placement scheme, industry connections and a supportive Careers and Employability Service will help prepare you for success.

A great city location

A bustling port city with plentiful green spaces, Southampton combines a sense of history with excellent shopping and entertainment offerings.

Amazing facilities

Our incredible facilities include everything from a coral reef laboratory to a 138m towing tank. Start exploring using our Virtual Open Day.


West Quay shopping centre and the old city walls

Ship Science – Nick Jones


Clubs, societies and sports

There's an array of sporting opportunities at Southampton, and you can take your pick from more than 300 Students' Union clubs and societies.

Playing Rugby at Wide Lane sports ground

Guaranteed accommodation

Whatever your needs and budget, you'll find the perfect second home in halls, with all first-year undergraduates guaranteed a room.

24-hour support

If you have a financial, academic or IT issue, or need special support because of a disability or health condition, we ensure help is available.


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Explore all the courses and programmes we offer with our prospectuses.

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