The University of Portsmouth is in the heart of the UK’s only island city. Taking inspiration from the city’s rich heritage as a trading and naval port, the University is dedicated to helping you get ready for your exciting life journey.
Portsmouth’s commitment to the student experience has seen it achieve Gold in the UK Government’s Teaching Excellence Framework. Its record for graduate employment, and for boosting graduate’s salaries, is impressive.
Portsmouth offers a wide range of degrees across areas of science, technology, humanities, creative and cultural industries, business and law. All courses reflect the University’s commitment to your future career. There are many opportunities for work experience, placements and volunteering, plus an expert Careers and Employability Service.
Strong student support is a major feature of Portsmouth. That goes beyond helping you to develop the skills you’ll need for degree-level study. It’s easy to find advice and guidance on housing, finances, and both mental and physical wellness.
The compact campus is woven into the city centre, which is just a short walk from the seafront. So not only are shops and nightlife on your doorstep - you’re also never too far from a relaxing park or the beach, when you need to take a break from your books.
University of Portsmouth students on Whatuni say:
“My experience at the University of Portsmouth has been incredible and overall extremely positive and enlightening. I would definitely recommend the University to other prospective students! Portsmouth is a students’ town and offers so much!”
“Best years of my life, uni is full of opportunity. Studying here has given me a greater idea of where I want to take my subject, it has helped me discover more about myself as a person.”
“Overall, absolutely enjoying the time here so far! Would definitely love to come back and recommend others as well. Great island city with a wonderful atmosphere all round.”
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