Offering more than 20,000 students over 200 qualifications ranging from HND to PhD, Southampton Solent University is an open, friendly and inclusive university – with strong local and international links that provide its students with the opportunities to build the practical, industry-relevant skills employers are looking for.

Solent was also voted one of the most creative universities in the UK in the 2013 Which? University student poll, and applies that creativity and passion to every one of its innovative courses – across subjects as wide-ranging as business and law, the creative industries, engineering and technology, maritime, media production, sport and tourism.

With a vibrant city-centre location and surrounded by beautiful parks, Southampton Solent University students are right in the heart of the action. From culture to clubs and sport, Southampton has it all – while the Students’ Union offers a great range of social events clubs, societies and volunteering opportunities.

location of

Southampton Solent University
East Park Terrace
SO14 0YN
United Kingdom
Nearest station: 0.4 miles away

Student Reviews of

Southampton Solent University

Overall rating     (67 Reviews)

Southampton Solent University average rating

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One Favourable

studied Television and Video Production BA (Hons) at Southampton Solent University and says:

Really liked the University and the course - very good lectures and guest l...

Overall rating: 4 5stars Read full review »

One Critical

studied Mechanical Engineering BEng (Hons) at Southampton Solent University and says:

The Mechanical Engineering program is run very poorly by non industry exper...

Overall rating: 1 5stars Read full review »

Southampton Solent University

Whatuni member rating

The times

Rank 115th

*Source: Times Good University Guide 2015

Student stats

Source: HESA, 2013 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)
  • 85 : 15Full time: Part time
  • 83 : 17UK: International
  • 92 : 8Undergraduate : Postgraduate
  • 64 : 36School Leavers : Mature students
  • 4,570Number of students

Graduate prospects

Source: DLHE, 2014 (note: only applies to first year full time students)
  • 88% % in job or further study