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Welcome

If there's one thing our 160 year history has taught us, it's that employers are expecting more than ever from modern graduates. Our job is to ensure you leave your course ready to exceed those expectations - equipping you with the hands-on skills and workplace confidence you'll need to succeed.

Employability sits at the heart of everything we do. Our curriculums, created in collaboration with industry employers, guarantee that the skills and knowledge you gain have genuine market value. Our teaching teams extend this value, injecting their first-hand experience into every aspect of your degree.

Everyone learns differently. If at any point during your studies you feel you may benefit from extra support, you'll be able to access it. This isn't limited to academic support either. Whether you want help setting up your own business, are worried about your finances or simply want help with looking for part-time work, our support services will be there for you.

Accommodation

Our six student residences are great places to work, relax and meet new friends. All are located in Southampton city centre and are within a fifteen minute walk of the main campus. If you’d rather rent a place of your own, we can help you to find a suitable private landlord.

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Living in Southampton

Outside of the classroom you’ll be joining the 30,000 students who already call Southampton home. Our campus (and six halls of residence) can all be found in the heart of the city, so you'll never be far from the things that make this one of the UK’s most vibrant student communities.

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Fees and Finance

The cost of going to university can be a worry, but there's plenty of financial support on offer. Visit our finance section to learn about tuition fees, securing a tuition loan or applying for grants and bursaries.

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Student support

Our support services are here for you throughout your time at Solent. From application, arrival and induction, right through to securing your first graduate position, get the help you need, when you need it.

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International students

International students make up around 15 per cent of the student community here at Solent. Whether you are applying from your home country or are already studying in the UK, our international advice team are here to help.

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Facilities

Great work depends on great tools. Here at Solent you'll train using the same high-end facilities you would expect to find in the workplace, helping you to hit the ground running after graduation.

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Solent University open days

Experience Solent for yourself. Meet our staff, students and explore our amazing facilities.

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