The University of Southampton is spread across five campuses in the city, and is the largest university in the South East of England. There is also an additional site in Winchester, and another in Malaysia.
A founding member of the Russell Group of research intensive universities, it is held in high regard, and ranked a top 100 global university in the QS World University Rankings 2019, as well as being a three-times winner of the Queen's Anniversary Prize. The University was also recently ranked Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2018.
97% of the University’s research environment was assessed as world leading or internationally excellent in the latest Research Excellence Framework (2014). This demonstrates that the University has impressive facilities for students to take advantage of during their time studying here, including a purpose built concert hall, flight simulator, £120M Cleanroom Complex, research vessels for marine work and a law mooting room. Across the campuses, there are also plenty of things for students to enjoy in their spare time, including a cinema, gym and a wide range of food and drink outlets.
Students can also take advantage of the university’s specialist business support services, which have helped over 30 start-up companies through its business incubators and Science Park. What's more, it also has strong industry links with the likes of Microsoft and Phillips.
The University of Southampton ranks 18th in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 and 20th in the Complete University Guide 2019. The University is organised into five faculties, each housing a number of subject areas. Postgraduate taught courses are offered in more than 40 subject areas ranging from audiology to psychology. Research opportunities at MPhil and PhD levels are also on offer.
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