International students

Road and horizon

Exceptional quality and choice, a fantastic location and a supportive environment

The University is a cosmopolitan and friendly environment, with 2,000 EU and 2,000 international students from more than 100 countries.

We are proud of our international culture and welcome students from many different nations, faiths and backgrounds. As an international student, you will be warmly welcomed by a world-class, research institution which values cultural diversity.

Our academic staff and research groups have extensive international connections and reputations, and we have many links with key universities around the world. Currently, the University works with international institutions, businesses and industrial organisations in more than 80 countries.

Joining a vibrant community

The University of Southampton has a lively campus life, excellent facilities and a great location.

Supporting your English skills

The University can offer a choice of classes to support your academic English language skills.

Finding somewhere to live

We can offer comfortable, secure accommodation in our halls, often guaranteed for your whole course.

Sharing experiences

Our international students talk about their experiences of living and studying in Southampton.

Key facts

The University of Southampton is ranked as 15th in the UK by The Times Good University Guide 2010. It is among the top 75 universities worldwide (Times Higher World University Rankings 2011).

Whichever country you come from (including EU countries), we have specialist staff ready to help with your entry to the UK.

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