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Come as you are. Leave as you want to be.

By choosing Southampton, you’ll join a dynamic community at a top 20 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 so outside of the classroom you can explore new activities, meet new people and find your ultimate hobby. You'll have plenty of time to explore your new city life and the great outdoors around the area.

Register now for information on university life and events like our Open Days - experience Southampton for yourself and meet other people like you who are starting their university journey.

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*2020 Complete University Guide, The Times Good University Guide 2020

Hear what our students say about why you should choose Southampton:

Student Stories


Life as a Geology student at Southampton


Sai's experiences as a Physics student


Sydney discusses life as a Graphic Arts student


Marie on life as an International Relations student

Hear what students from other subjects have to say:

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Find out about the range of support services on offer to help you succeed at university

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Whether you are interested in studying with us in 2020 or 2021, register and we’ll do the rest by sending you content relevant to what you want to study and we'll share with you what student life is all about. You’ll hear from our students and lecturers and we'll provide details on career paths in your chosen field.

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We appreciate this is a difficult and uncertain situation for our applicants planning to start university this year. You should know that we are supporting our applicants and offer holders and will post new information here when it becomes available.

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