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Here for you virtually

Like everyone around the world, Covid-19 impacted upon our operations. From getting behind key city events, welcoming guests on campus, or exhibiting local art, Covid-19 disrupted activity that usually brings our communities together.

Despite this we continued to engage with our communities, delivering virtual knowledge exchange activities and donating equipment to local hospital trusts.

Here you can find a selection of virtual knowledge exchange materials and content including resources for schools and the general public that were developed during the pandemic and are freely available to our communities.  

Solent's student services team with food supplies for students

Solent's student experience team with supplies for students staying in halls during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Key highlights from Solent...

Sharing knowledge

Virtual Insight Series recordings

You can view all our virtual insights and public lectures on our public engagement YouTube playlist.

Winning in the Solent Region - Managing People Through Change

Winning in the Solent Region - Planning in an Uncertain World

Could Friday night steak night be ruining the world? 

Debunking plant-based diets

Black History Month: Diversity and the UK - just how diverse is our business community?

Transforming Solent's learning delivery during Covid-19

Mayflower 400: Crossing the Atlantic in 1620

Winning in the Solent region 3

What is marketing?

Winning in the Solent region 2 

Branding and you

Moving away from the ‘perfect posture’ to the ‘one that changes regularly'

Winning in the Solent Region

I like to move it: health and wellbeing benefits of staying active

Branding: an introduction

Community involvement


All Solent staff are entitled to a day’s paid volunteering leave. Take a look at the SoLinked website for local volunteering opportunities 

  • Staff members looking to volunteer please contact your People and Development Business Partner.
  • Students looking to volunteer keep an eye on Solent Futures Online for the latest opportunities.
  • Community groups looking to access Solent’s knowledge or resources please complete this form.

Remember to keep safe and follow Government guidance when volunteering outside of your home environment. 

Looking after your wellbeing

Five ways to wellbeing

Senior Lecturer in Public Health, Chris Dunn explore the five ways to wellbeing.

Home fitness guide

Download our how to guide, providing details on exercise that you can do around the home. 

Download the guide

For schools and colleges

Pre-16 learners
Resources are for learners aged 14 years+ and are designed to be interactive and engaging to support with studies and personal development.

Post-16 learners
Resources are designed for year 12 and 13 students to support with their personal development, specifically around transitioning into Higher Education.

Chat to our students
To support applicants and those considering university, questions can be safely asked to students and staff (via UniBuddy). From living in halls, the best places to eat, to sports teams options, it’s all covered.

52 Things To Do
Created by Solent University, this is a series of weekly activities, challenges and information, to support during the application cycle and transition to university.

Southern Universities Network (SUN)
Solent University are members of the SUN, a local collaborative partnership which is part of the nation UniConnect programme. SUN have developed a number of online interactive resources for young people.

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