University of Southampton

Studying in the UK

Join the University of Southampton's vibrant international student community. You will receive a warm welcome and plenty of support to help you succeed.

Our international student community

Over 6,500 international students from more than 135 countries choose to study at the University of Southampton each year. In addition we have links with universities and partners around the world, making us a truly international institution.

Find out about the student community from your country.

We understand that studying overseas can be a big step. We run a special induction programme to help you settle in and find your way around. We also offer support throughout your time at university.

If you have any questions about studying here please contact us. You can use our online form, meet us when we visit your country or talk to a University representative from your country.

Arriving in the UK and settling in

Courses and English language support

See details of courses for international students, including foundation year and pre-sessional courses.

Find out how we can help you to improve your English language skills before you start your degree or while you study.

More information for international students