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By choosing Southampton, you’ll join a dynamic community at a top 15 UK university* where you’ll be challenged and supported to achieve your goals. You’ll be taught by lecturers who are leading experts in their field and they’ll help you to become an expert in your subject too.

There are over 300 clubs and societies for you to discover, to make new friends and find your ultimate hobby. You'll also have plenty of time to explore your new city life, its green spaces and the surrounding countryside.

Want to know more? Book your place at our 'first look' virtual event on Saturday 15 May, and discover what your life at Southampton will be like. Your journey starts here.

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*The Times Good University Guide 2021

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Book your place at our 'first look' virtual event

Discover what your life at Southampton will be like at our virtual 'First Look' event on Saturday 15 May.

Wherever you are, join us for live sessions to learn about applying, student life, city, campuses, careers and support. Meet staff and students and ask them your questions.

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