Top 45 in the UK (The Guardian 2017)
The University of Portsmouth has a prestigious “Gold” rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework
(TEF) – one of only four Gold-rated universities in the south east of the UK.
The Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is the UK Government’s first assessment of teaching
excellence in higher education and our gold rating sees us ranked among the top 20% of 299
universities, colleges and alternative providers.
The panel judged that the University of Portsmouth “delivers consistently outstanding teaching,
learning and outcomes for its students. It is of the highest quality found in the UK.”
The University of Portsmouth is ranked No. 1 in the UK for boosting graduate salaries. According to
The Economist Portsmouth does more to boosts its graduates’ earnings that any other university.
Five years after graduation, the average University of Portsmouth graduate earns £3,100 (or 13 per
cent) above expectations. In comparison, the average University of Oxford graduate earns £1,900 (or
5 per cent) above expectations.
Portsmouth offers superb facilities at a vibrant city centre location, close to the sea. It is a popular
tourist location with London only an hour away, and the weather is the warmest in the country.
First-rate quality courses are matched by the good quality social activities in the city – from clubs,
cafes and restaurants to sporting facilities and world-renowned maritime heritage attractions. It is
an affordable, safe and friendly place to live.