Southampton Solent University

www.solent.ac.uk/

About Southampton Solent University

Southampton Solent University is more than just a university – it’s an active part of the wider world. Through our global network of industry contacts and an innovative blend of specialised knowledge and real-world experience, we give our students the tools they need to forge their own success story.

Southampton Solent University is friendly, dynamic and innovative. Our high quality academic programmes are built to produce individuals equipped with the skills that modern employers are looking for. We also offer a range of cultural, artistic, sporting and social opportunities, all designed to enhance your student experience and boost your future prospects.

Why choose Solent?

Welcoming - Southampton Solent University is an inclusive and welcoming environment. International students start a week earlier than other students, giving them the chance to get accustomed to the campus and make friends with other international students. Student groups and societies organise regular networking events for international students throughout the year.

Location - Southampton Solent University is located in one of the South Coast's most vibrant and exciting cities. London is only a little over an hour away, and local ferry terminals make access to Europe easy and affordable.

Travel - Southampton airport offers flights to various destinations in Europe. Heathrow and Gatwick, the two biggest airports in the UK, can both be reached in less than two hours by car or train, and Southampton is home to a large cross country train station.

Support - All students have full access to our range of student support services. This includes access to career advisors, study skills support, specialist international advisors, and counselling.

Facilities - £70 million is being invested into the Southampton Solent University campus between 2008 and 2018.

Graduate employment - Our graduates can be found working in many of the worlds leading organisations, from journalists and computer programmers to yacht designers and engineers.
Linked with the industry - All of our courses give students the opportunity to take on work experience and be involved with live client projects.

Accredited courses - Many of our courses have been accredited by professional bodies. This means that industry employers recognise the high quality of the graduates that we produce.

University Rankings

This Year / Last Year

The Sunday Times

115/123114/121

The Guardian

103/121100/119

The Complete University Guide

116/129115/127

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    Points of Interest

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    • City Centre
    • University

    Southampton Solent University, East Park Terrace, 82, SO14 4RT

    Telephone: 023 8201 3000
    Email: enquiries@solent.ac.uk
    Website: www.solent.ac.uk/

    Stats and Facts *

    Total Postgraduate Students:

    405

    Total Undergraduate Students:

    10,885

    Total Non-UK Students:

    1,715

    Total Part Time Students:

    1,725

    Total Full Time Students:

    9,565

    Total Student Population:

    11,285

    * Based on 2016 HESA Figures

    Upcoming Open Days

    Undergraduate Open Days
    • Saturday 24th September 2016
    • Saturday 15th October 2016
    Postgraduate Open Days
    • Saturday 24th September 2016
    • Saturday 15th October 2016

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