Life on campus

  • A thriving student community
  • First-class facilities
  • Accessible student support

Here at Southampton Solent University, our state of the art resources, easy access to student support and flexible study spaces ensure that students can make the most out of their time on campus.

Learn more about the campus’s general facilities by browsing the links below, or visit our course pages to find out about the specialist facilities you could be using as part of your course.

The Dock
The Dock restaurant is Southampton Solent University’s main food court, offering everything from quick snacks to full meals and all-day breakfasts.

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The Student Hub
Staff at the Students Hub help our students to overcome academic and personal challenges. Counselling, funding advice and chaplaincy can all be accessed here.

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Solent Students' Union
Students' Union
The Students’ Union organises social events for the student population, and makes sure that their concerns are heard. Solent Students’ Union includes a shop, bar and café.

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The C-Store
The C-Store is our on-campus convenience store. Shoppers here can expect to find snacks, magazines, and a range of other convenience goods.

Health and fitness
St Mary’s Sport Centre, Test Park Sports Ground and the High Performance Academy are just a few of the health and fitness facilities made available to our students.

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Mountbatten Library
Dedicated information librarians, a huge range of materials and comfortable workspaces make the Mountbatten Library a thriving academic hub.

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Southampton Solent University’s main campus is located directly opposite one of Southampton’s city centre parks - ideal for soaking up some sunshine before class.

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Costa Coffee
Our on-campus Costa Coffee is the perfect place to meet with friends. A selection of coffees, soft drinks and hot snacks are available here all day.
Costa Coffee

Chill out areas
The Southampton Solent University campus is full of comfortable spaces to relax, socialise and study.

Sport facilities
Southampton Solent University is home to a variety of sports teams, offering all students a chance to make use our first-class sports facilities.

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Test Park

Computer suites

IT resource centres
Students here have access to four IT resource centres. These centres contain both PCs and Macs, and all the machines are loaded with the latest software suites.

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