University of Southampton

City and region

Southampton is one of the most lively and dynamic cities in the south of England. From bustling shops and marinas to seaside resorts and areas of outstanding natural beauty, the city and region have lots to offer.

Located on the south coast in the county of Hampshire, Southampton is a friendly and diverse city. The region enjoys the UK's mildest climate.

Watch the video to see some of the city's highlights for yourself and find out more about Southampton, Winchester and the surrounding area.

Southampton

Southampton is a great place to study, live and work. It offers a vibrant and varied nightlife, numerous leisure facilities and fascinating heritage attractions, as well as a marina and lots of green spaces. There really is something for everyone.

Its waterfront location gives Southampton its own distinctive character. The city has a rich maritime heritage and a focus on water sports, sailing and ocean racing.

It is well-connected too, with two mainline train stations, an international airport and easy access to cross-channel ferries.

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Winchester

Our Winchester School of Art campus is close to the centre of a thriving city with a rich history.

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The surrounding region

Not far from Southampton you’ll find areas of natural beauty and stunning coastlines. The New Forest National Park, the Isle of Wight and the coastal resorts of Bournemouth and Poole are all nearby.

Find out more about the region.

Explore our wide range of courses

Explore our wide range of courses

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    Courses

    Explore our wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, which cover more than 65 subject areas, or browse our professional development and free online learning courses

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