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University of Southampton

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 The University of Southampton is a research-intensive public university on the south coast of England. A member of the prestigious Russell Group (often likened as the UK equivalent of the Ivy League) and a global top 100 university, their degrees are taught by world-leading faculty at the forefront of their field. Study your Bachelor’s degree at Southampton, specialize in your major from day one, and graduate with honors in just three years.

Home to more than 23,000 students and 6,500 international students from 130 countries, you will join a diverse and inclusive campus community.


Why Southampton?

  • A wide range of support services are available to students, including around-the-clock wellbeing support, sports facilities, library services, and careers and employability support.

  • Southampton has been ranked the world's leading University Business Incubator (SETsquared ranked no. 1 by UBI Global) and provides a range of entrepreneurship and enterprise opportunities to students through initiatives such as FutureWorlds and the Social Impact Lab.

  • Southampton is a University Partner of The Alan Turing Institute, the UK's national institute for data science and artificial intelligence and the UK government has recognized the University as an Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research.

  • Southampton graduates are recruited by high-profile organizations such as Apple, Ernst & Young, IBM, the BBC, and the NHS. University of Southampton graduates are also part of a global community of over 220,000 alumni.

  • Southampton is committed to improving sustainability and operating with a cleaner, greener and healthier approach, managing the impact on the planet through the internationally certified Environmental Management System.



The University of Southampton offers over 300 undergraduate degree programs spanning Arts, Humanities, Medicine, Environmental Sciences, and Engineering. Specialist areas of excellence include Ocean and Earth Sciences, direct entry Medical and Law School, Cyber Security and Artificial Intelligence, Music and Fashion, and Textile Design. Their degrees are three years as standard, but you can also choose a four-year integrated Master's Program, undertake a Co-op, or study abroad year. Search through all of our programs here.

International Students

The University of Southampton is a global top 100 university (QS rankings 2021) with a community of over 6,500 international students from 135 different countries. When you join us, you'll find a warm welcome and experienced support.

Study Options

The University’s faculties are:

  • Faculty of Arts and Humanities
  • Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Social Sciences


These faculties are on the University’s campuses:

Highfield Campus

The Highfield Campus is home to many innovative buildings, lively music venues, and great sports and leisure facilities. Home of the innovative Life Sciences Building which provides an integrated research base where life sciences staff and students can work with scientists and engineers from other areas within the University.


Winchester Campus

Home to the Winchester School of Art (WSA), the Campus’ up-to-date facilities include the Creative Services Centre with large-scale printers, a flatbed printer, and a Mimaki wallpaper printer.


Avenue Campus

Historic Avenue Campus, located facing out onto Southampton Common park is home to many of Southampton’s humanities subjects. Students can study in the Campus' own library, which includes the Humanities course collection, and a collection of 4,000 films in many modern languages.


Waterfront Campus

Waterfront Campus houses The National Oceanography Centre Southampton (NOCS), one of the world's leading research centers for the study of ocean and earth sciences.


Boldrewood Innovation Campus

The Campus houses the University’s center for innovation, business, and education in maritime engineering and engineering sciences. Construction Engineering company, Lloyd’s Register is also based on this campus and shares links with the maritime engineering at Southampton.


University Hospital Southampton

Medical students at the University of Southampton will be based at the University Hospital Southampton. As well as lecture theatres, the facilities include the Centre for Learning Anatomical Sciences, with both histology and wet labs, and a Clinical Skills area.



Contact the University of Southampton

Crockett Sewell – Country Development Manager, USA


Book a one-on-one meeting with Crockett here.