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 applies 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     (74 Reviews)

Southampton Solent University average rating

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One Favourable

studied Magazine Journalism and Feature Writing BA (Hons) at Southampton Solent University and says:

Great uni, great atmosphere. When people say it's a bad uni they're wrong, ...

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
  • 11,285Total undergraduate students

Graduate prospects

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