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Solent University Southampton

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As an international university with over 160 years of history, Southampton Solent University is home to around 11,000 students from over 100 countries, studying everything from HNDs to PhDs. With a brand-new £33 million learning and teaching building and plans in progress for further campus expansion, Solent offers the very best learning environment and cutting-edge facilities.

Winner of the Times Higher Education ‘Most Improved Student Experience’ Award 2015, Solent is a dynamic university with strong local, national and international connections – and a reputation for developing grounded, practical graduates that employers are looking for.  

Awarded the maximum five stars for teaching and inclusivity, and four stars in facilities and employability in the QS Stars University Rating, Solent applies passion and innovative practice to all its courses. It’s also home to one of the world’s leading maritime training academies, and was voted one of the UK’s most creative universities in the latest Which? University student polls. 

And there is plenty to do and see in Southampton. Right on the coast, around an hour’s train journey from London, the city also has easy access to countryside, watersports, historic architecture, Premier League football, plenty of shopping and a lively nightlife.

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