The University of Southampton
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Why choose Southampton?

Explore reasons to choose Southampton based on your level of study.

Why you should choose to study at the University of Southampton


BA or BSc degrees, foundation years, pre-sessional courses

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Parents & supporters

Help guide them on the next step of their journey with key information about studying here

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We are in the top 1% Worldwide*
We offer over 350 degree courses
83% student satisfaction with overall course quality NSS 2017
Over 350 clubs and societies

*(QS World University Rankings 2018)


Why go to university?

Our students explain why they chose to go to university and share their tips on choosing accommodation and top things to do in Southampton.

Student tips and advice

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