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What we can do for you

The Schools and Colleges Liaison Team provide information, advice and support for prospective students, teachers, advisers, parents and carers.

We can offer you and your colleagues:

  • A dedicated point of contact.
  • A tailored programme of Gatsby Benchmark and curriculum linked activity.
  • Extensive resources.
  • Networking opportunities.

We are back delivering on-campus activities, such as bespoke and scheduled taster days, showcasing our courses and the careers they lead into.

Our open days are also being delivered on campus and virtually.

If you have any questions, or would like to discuss ways we can support your students, please read on for ways you can stay in touch, or click the red ‘contact us’ button above.

Collaboration is at the heart of our work

We wish to work closely with you and colleagues within your institution to support your students. There are several ways you can stay in touch, work with us, and stay up to date with what's happening at Solent.


Register to receive the team’s newsletters, full of all things Solent, and events designed to support your students and you. Simply click on the appropriate link below and allow email communications. Teaching staff will be sent emails tailored to their subject/s of interest expressed on the form. Careers staff will receive these subject-specific newsletters and our monthly general newsletters highlighting all courses.

Careers staff - click here to stay in touch

Teaching staff - click here to stay in touch


If you have any questions, or would like to discuss ways we can support your students, email your contact within the team or the whole team on


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Online and in-person sessions

To book one of our in-person or online sessions listed below, please email your contact or

  • Personal statements
  • Student finance
  • Choosing a university
  • Applying to university
  • Building the best you - confidence and resilience
  • Student life
  • Study and revision skills
  • Transition to higher education
  • Employability
  • Portfolios, auditions and interviews
  • Applying to nursing
  • Subject tasters

Social work taster sessions

Academic-led interactive sessions for budding social workers answering crucial questions: What do social workers do? Where do they work? How is the Solent course (one of the best in the south) structured?

Enquire now


Events for students

Clearing advice days

Dates: 19 and 22 August 2022
Location: East Park Terrace campus

At our Clearing advice days, students will be able to speak to our specialist teams about Solent University, how to apply, key dates and deadlines, our facilities, our support and accommodation options.

Booking form for students

More information about Clearing

Autumn 2022 taster days

We would love to welcome you and a group of your students to these upcoming events, taking place on campus. They are a great chance to find out about our courses and the careers they lead into from our academics and their industry contacts.

To register your interest, please email

Available taster days and dates
Event Subjects(s) showcased Who is this event for? Date 
Business and law taster day and career conference  Business, marketing, finance, maritime, law Year 13/Level 3 Year 2 learners  11 October 2022 
Production futures  Live event technology, media, film  Year 12 and 13/Level 3 Year 1 and Year 2 learners  19 October 2022 
Social work taster day  Social work  Year 12 and 13/Level 3 Year 1 and Year 2 learners   9 November 2022
CGFX 2022  CGI and visual effects  Year 12 and 13/Level 3 Year 1 and Year 2 learners  16 November 2022 
Get ready for creative media  Media, film, live event technology  Year 12 and 13/Level 3 Year 1 and Year 2 learners  19 January 2023 
Business and law taster day and career conference Business, marketing, finance, maritime, law Year 12/Level 3 Year 1 learners 25 April 2023

Bespoke taster days

We are very happy working with you to arrange a bespoke taster day, virtually or on campus covering any of our subjects.

These are some recent virtual ones from our Faculty of Sport, Health and Social Sciences.

  • The relationship between sport and social exclusion: unpacking the socio-historical-cultural barriers to access and participation.
  • Get ready to find out about cognitive/developmental/forensic/sport and exercise psychology.
  • Get ready to discover sport and exercise science, covering physiological testing, data collection and applied physiology.

To find out more or to arrange an academic to visit your institution and talk to your students, please email

Events for staff

CPD - Implementation of the Solicitor's Qualification Examination (SQE)

This event is for any school or college staff who would like to know how best to support their students interested in studying law at university. The seminar will last no longer than an hour and will cover the main changes to becoming a solicitor or barrister; the Solicitors Qualification Examination (SQE); the types of skils law student develop during their studies, and more.

Find out more and register


These resources are designed to support you, your students, and their families with their transition to university.

To start, your students can get a feel for Southampton and Solent in a number of ways. They can chat to Solent students, read our Solent Stories and take a virtual tour of Solent

Then, to take that next step, they can follow our fun, multiple-award-winning 52 things to do guide to applying for university. This is a handy week by week set of activities to support students applying for university and features a personal statement review hub service on weeks 5 and 12. There is also information about contextual admissions for students from a disadvantaged background.

Open days

Experience Solent for yourself at one of our undergraduate open days.

Open days

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