Choose Portsmouth and you will be deciding to study at a leading British university. The University of Portsmouth is ranked in the top 400 universities in the world and the Guardian league table ranks us as 43 in the UK. Our students report high levels of satisfaction and we are in the top 30 English mainstream universities with a National Student Satisfaction score of 89% which is above the national average.
You’ll be taught by dedicated academics who are in touch with the latest developments in their industries and all of our courses that can be are accredited by professional bodies. You will also have opportunities to take part in career enhancing activities, such as placements, exchanges, enterprise, volunteering or work-based learning.
Location is an important factor when choosing a university. If you choose Portsmouth, you will be located in a lively island city on the south coast of England. With its port, dockyard and naval heritage, Portsmouth has a long history of welcoming visitors from all over the world. The historic sits comfortably with the modern, offering you the best of both worlds. Everything is close by in Portsmouth and the campus is in the city centre, meaning the shops, the train station and the beach are all a short walk away.
Portsmouth is a good place to live on a student budget too. It’s ranked as the top 5 most cost effective university cities in the 2014 Student Living Index. You’ll find good local markets selling fruit and vegetables and supermarkets and shops selling international food. In addition London is just 90 minutes way by train.
You’ll join a community 22,000 students with over 4,000 international students from 130 different countries. We have fantastic facilities including a model pharmacy, courtroom, forensics house, creative studios, TV studios and cutting-edge laboratories for science and engineering. You can choose to live in Halls of Residence or rent privately. In Halls, most rooms are en-suite, have a telephone connection, wi-fi, free broadband and cable TV, including international channels. Female only or Post Graduate only accommodation is available.