Southampton is the largest city in the ceremonial county of Hampshire on the south coast of England and is also a major port. Southampton guarantees an enjoyable experience for everyone, it’s known as the cruise capital of Europe and boasts an impressive cultural offering, from museums, music venues and art galleries. It has a vibrant night life with bars and restaurants to suit everyone’s tastes.
The University of Southampton is a public university located in Southampton, England. Southampton is a research intensive university and a founding member of the Russell Group of elite British universities.
Besides being recognised as one of the leading research universities in the UK, Southampton has also achieved consistently high scores for its teaching and learning activities. It additionally has one of the highest proportions of income derived from research activities in
Britain, and is regularly ranked in the top 100 universities in the world.
The University of Southampton currently has over 17,000 undergraduate and 7,000 postgraduate students, making it the largest university by higher education students in the South East region. The University has six teaching campuses with another in development and due for completion in September 2014.