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Incoming students

Find out how to apply to study as a visiting student to the University as part of your degree.

Visiting research students - please visit the Doctoral College website.



Apply to study with us for a semester or a year on a fee waiver basis if you are coming from one of our exchange partner universities.

Study abroad

Study abroad

Apply to study with us for a semester or a full year on a non-exchange programme where tuition fees will apply.

Summer schools

Summer schools

Apply to study with us for three to four weeks during the summer.

Free online learning

Free online learning

Take the opportunity to sample learning with us with our free online learning packages.

Choosing a university

Discover what makes us a world-class research university ranking among the UK's best and how we can enhance your career prospects for a successful future.

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Arriving in the UK

Learn about our warm welcome for our international students and how we help you settle in. 


We guarantee accommodation in our halls of residence for Study Abroad and Non Erasmus Exchange students.    

Key dates

Find out more about exams, closure and term dates.

Living costs

Find out more about how much will it cost you to live in Southampton.

Campus Tour

Visit our Virtual Open Day page to take a virtual campus tour on your own, or watch our campuses commented tours on YouTube.

Virtual campus tour
Incoming students brochure

Incoming students brochure

Download our brochure to find out more about the opportunities available for visiting students at the University of Southampton.

Incoming students guide

Incoming students guide

Download our guide to find out more about how to apply, module availability and practical information for visiting students.

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